brad holden

Brad Holden

location-pin Minneapolis, MN

Expertise: Building cabinets and furniture, woodworking, home maintenance, painting

Brad Holden

  • Authored a book on simple furniture projects
  • Former freelance editor for American Woodworker and Woodworker's Journal
  • Professional musician¬†


Brad Holden is a woodworker, builder, and maker of all manner of things based in Minneapolis, MN. Owning a home that was built in 1884 has forced him to become an expert in all types of home repair and maintenance. He is the former deputy editor of Family Handyman magazine, where he spent more than a decade, and was an editor at American Woodworker prior to that. 

Family Handyman Editorial Policies

For more than seven decades, Family Handyman has been providing its audience with ideas, inspiration and step-by-step directions on how to maintain and enhance indoor and outdoor living spaces. In addition to having our own staff of experts, we hire individuals whose skills have been honed through years of experience in the building, plumbing and electrical trades, and as passionate homeowners who have translated DIY (do it yourself) skills into careers as respected creators.


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