Doug Stowe


Woodworker, retired teacher, and author in Arkansas, Doug Stowe was recognized as an Arkansas Living Treasure in 2009 for his woodworking and role in craft education. He is also the author of several books on how the use of the hands builds intellect, family, community, culture, and the self.

Maybe Even Build a Boat

John Ruskin said, “Lay a brick level in its mortar, or take a straight shaving from a plank, and you’ll have learned a multitude of things that the words of man can never tell.”