has lived and worked as a blacksmith on the Isle of Mull for 11 years.
He lives in the village of Dervaig in North West Mull with his wife Clare
and three daughters.
Andy has had
an interest in Blacksmithing for over 20 years and it was a hobby for 10
years whilst he worked in industry as a pipefitter/welder and combustion
engineer in Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Mull allowed him to begin his own business and work in many areas of metal
includes design and fabrication of gates and railings. These can be entirely
made using traditional blacksmithing methods or by modern welding &
fabrication or a combination of both.
He has undertaken
restoration work of old ironwork.
undertakes stuctural steelwork fabrications and welding for new and existing
He has completed
large projects such as the estate gates and railings on Benmore estate
to small repairs such as the lawnmower blade for the Craignure golf course.
Some of his
favourite work is the commisssioned bespoke items he has made such as the
Iona Fire station Gate and the "DNA strand" railing (see pictures in gallery
one). He has also made some beautiful artistic metal work such as the shoal
of fish, candlesticks, hooks, brackets, curtain railings and pokers.
Works of art,
pokers, hooks etc are for sale
hesitate to email
if you have any questions regarding any aspect of work with metal which
you would like. No job is too small. And if you're not sure just ask!