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Clare Hollingsworth’s ‘scoop’ of the century, William Styron’s ‘mistakes,’ the Temptations, and reader reaction: newsletter, May 8, 2020

May 10, 2020 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: newsletter, watercolor, Women writers and journalists, woodworking, writers, writing.

This newsletter was sent to everyone on Jim’s email list (2,5xx) on Friday, May 8, 2020.   {% endif %}One of the most enjoyable things about woodworking — besides completing a project itself — is something I had never really articulated before this week. I was watching one of Steve Ramsey‘s YouTube videos, and he managed • Read More »

Second cedar chest of the season

October 10, 2016 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: woodworking.

This is my second cedar chest of the year. This one is smaller (33x23x15) than the first that I completed in August, and the joinery is different. I used three-inch wide planks of cedar and put them together so that they made finger joints at each corner. But like the first cedar chest, the wood • Read More »