U.S. Botanic Garden MCW and CAW live demo
Sep 28, 2015Public
Photo: Junior Botanist Day at the U.S. Botanic Garden at the foot of the US Capital
Photo: We had a great location for the demonstration, just to the left of the front door.
Photo: Capital Area Woodturners, in the persons of Bob Pezold (left) and Frank Jessup, were also present to demonstrate; they turned spin tops. The kids were allowed to color the tops with Sharpies, which was a big hit with the kids.
Photo: The children took their job very seriously.
Photo: Of course they had lots of help from their parents.
Photo: Phil Brown managed MCW participation and got some turning in, while also chatting with Bob.
Photo: Frank and Phil are making shavings.
Photo: Now Tim Aley is making shavings.
Photo: Tim hollowing a spalted maple bowl.
Photo: Rebecca Meyerson making a magic wand.
Photo: Jeff Tate hollowing out a bowl.
Photo: There was a good crowd coming and going throughout the day.
Photo: Discussing objects and wood species with visitors.
Photo: Three of the four MCW volunteers.
Photo: The U.S. Capitol dome, surrounded by roots and scaffolding.