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A small make-over to the gallery

A small make-over to the gallery

With Easter around the corner we have just finished a few changes to our gallery. We commissioned a counter which looks great and is just right for dealing with all the business side and making coffees. (All the important stuff.????????) We sent the original furniture...
The Ba returns after a two year break

The Ba returns after a two year break

Yesterday we saw the return of The Ba to Orkney. This game is played on Christmas Day and New Years Day and is between the Uppies and the Doonies. Now I haven’t got my days wrong, although easily done at this time of the year. As Christmas Day and New Years Day...
Working on the bronze repairs.

Working on the bronze repairs.

Michael has often used staples as decoration on pieces of his work. He first registered a makers mark with the Edinburgh assay office back in 2000 and has been using hallmarked silver staples as repairs ever since. He started using bronze and copper on pieces about...
Driftwood

Driftwood

It is very difficult to find driftwood that is suitable for turning, so you can imagine our delight when Michael’s nephew on Sanday found not just one log but two. The first one was alder. The colour in the wood was very distinctive and it made a couple of...