I’ve just finished a Jewellery box for a very special birthday – personalised with a laser engraved brass nameplate. The box is made from beautiful quarter sawn Oak from Realwood Studios in the Scottish Borders. The inlay and detailing are ‘bog’ Oak which has been carbon dated to approx 5500 years old, supplied by Adamson […]
Finished! Last project of the year off to its new home for Edinburgh jewellery designer and maker Heather Woof Handmade in solid Beech, with through mortise and tenon joints – wedged with contrasting Bog Oak. feature image courtesy of james robertson photography
Currently working on a Jeweller’s bench for Edinburgh jewellery designer and maker Heather Woof. Handmade in solid Beech. Timber supplied by Realwood Studios Requirements – Rock solid! To allow for the rigours of the jewellery making process.
Marking out the beautiful Oak boards, prior to planing. This quarter sawn timber has so much character, knots, burrs, figuring. I like to work with all the idiosyncracies the timber has to offer. Well, mostly! Next up – the Bog Oak (circa 3300 bc).
Currently working on the ‘Patriot Golf Putter’ box. This is a bespoke box to house a unique luxury golf putter, forged using traditional Japanese metal smith techniques of old. A series of putters will be handcrafted and each putter will follow a theme telling the story of the great Samurai, Ronin, Ninja, swordsmen and Japanese […]