The process is part design and part intuition, focusing on the inherent beauty of the wood and giving it a second life through his work.
He creates a range of boxes including jewellery, heirloom, and occasion. Working predominately in beautiful Scottish timbers such as Ash. Beech, Birch, Elm, Hornbeam, Lime, Oak, Sycamore, Walnut and Yew with a choice of luxurious interior linings including leather, velvet, tartans and Harris tweed.
Neil’s workshop is based in Newtongrange, Midlothian.