So, what did we do in D.C.? We saw some of the best turned wood art in the world. And not only did we get to see it, we got to touch it, hold it, turn it over, turn it around, stroke it, scrutinize it, learn about it, photograph it, savor it. And we got to see how many artists began and the evolution of their styles.
We also got to meet some people who really love wood art. Seeing them with their treasures, hearing their stories—stories they have about each piece—was inspiring and affirming. Their collections aren’t inventoried acquisitions; they’re a passion. More appreciative adoptive parents for your creations would be hard to find.
Here is a just sample of what we saw. At the Kochmans’:
At the Breslers’:
At the Masons’: