Commissions

Commissions

I am regularly asked to make a special piece for a client. I would expect most of these requests to come in September or October as Christmas gifts but strangely this is not the case. The most popular time for people to commission something appears to be in the first...
Of Gorse Flowers and Skylarks

Of Gorse Flowers and Skylarks

I often begin the day with a walk from my home to the beach. I generally follow the same route, with occasional slight variations. The fresh air wakes me up and the exercise is beneficial. It is also an opportunity to think; often I contemplate my writing. Sometimes...
Geoff’s moved in!

Geoff’s moved in!

At last! After 30 years of self-employed woodwork I finally have my first ever warm, dry workshop/studio. Over the winter I gradually fitted out the inside with benches, cupboards and shelves. By mid-February I had started carving in there. Since then I have been...

The roof is finished!!!

The roof is finished!!! Yes we have completed the cedar shingles, the cladding is nearly done and the sheep’s wool insulation arrives next week. Doors and windows ready to go in then we can continue whatever the weather.

Last selling event of the year…

Our last selling event of the year: 3d/2d Christmas Craft, Art & Design Fair, Assembly Rooms, George St., Edinburgh, EH2 2LR, Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th October, 10.30am-5pm.

Workshop Work Party

22nd – 28th September 2014 We have nearly finished the structure, timber framing part and this is the week that friends and helpers are coming to put the roofing boards and shingles on. Then we will get the cladding in place and doors and windows. Lots to do,...

Summer Sale!

I do not generally go in for this kind of thing but as I have been spending extra time building my workshop and growing food I have missed some selling events this year. So here’s the deal: … Purchase any two items from my website and get the cheapest half...

Workshop news

We have been busy spending money that you generously donated. Some of it has gone on the cedar shingles for the roof (pictures soon), some on all the boarding for the roof and floor. Then we can put larch boards on the outside with some sheep’s wool insulation...