Brian Boggs Remembers Jennie Alexander
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Editor's note: On Thursday, July 12, Jennie Alexander passed away.Her impact on woodworking, particularly green woodworking, is tremendous, from her 1978 book Make a Chair from a Tree, The Taunton Press's flagship book, to her joinery research and publications with Peter Follansbee, including their book with Lost Art Press, Make a Joint Stool from a Tree.
There's no telling what the current green woodworking renaissance would be without her.With a legacy extending back decades, Alexander's influence has reached far and wide.Our own Michael Pekovich has called a class with her 'The best woodworking lesson I have ever had.
' And according to David Fisher, Alexander continued sharing her knowledge—extending her legacy—even in failing health: 'What sticks with me most from our conversation was Jennie's attitude: a melding of kindness, contentment, and enthusiasm for life and woodworking.
She told me that she had introduced her home caretaker to woodworking and had her making shavings!' -Barry NM Dima...