26 Sep 2019

Assembling Plant Presses

The Herbarium teamed up with Dylan Scwhilk to assemble plant presses for Dr. Scwhilk’s majors-level botany class at Texas Tech. Each press uses about 30 feet of “doorstop wood” purchased locally. We were able to assemble 21 presses in about 6 hours!

Haley and Madeline measure planks for cutting Gluing slats on the presses
Madeline learns to use the nail gun Finished Presses