Michael has been trying out some new finishes lately. Verdigris, copper, rust and a stain made using vinegar & steel

Hello everyone and we hope you are all well So we are on the second 3 week lockdown semester and

We buy a lot of our timber in log form, these then sit outside until Michael is needing more blanks.

That is the 1st weekend of our social distancing/self-isolating. It was strange not having the gallery open and nobody coming

Michael, years ago (with the help of books and videos) taught himself thread chasing. He often makes little boxes. He

Michael enjoys using a hook tool to hollow out end grain bowls. The hook he uses is a modern version

I think one of the timbers that shows the excellent transformation from a tree trunk to a beautiful bowl is

Michael has been enjoying making a couple of new and interesting pieces over the last wee while and I thought

What do you do on a cold but bonny January day – get out the chainsaw of course. A while

No sooner has it started than it is all over. Christmas I mean although time just flies these days anyway.