A specialist in architectural crafts, historic building conservation, sensitive and appropriate repairs and ecological construction.

This property on Mull was saved from demolotion. A cement render was removed and fully repointed and hot mix lime harled.
This cottage on the Black Isle had a cement render removed and a hot mix lime harl with a pigmented limewash to the rear.
This gable was stripped of a failed cement render, reharled with a hot mix lime harl and pigmented with a natural limewash.
This custom handcrafted door and frame was made from seasoned Welsh Oak stock for a property in mid-Wales.

Building Repairs & Renovation

Loose & Transfer leafs, metallic leaf up to 23.75ct real gold leaf.

Conservation Joinery

Sensitive repairs and locally sourced and appropriately specified Scottish timber.


Rendering, Plastering, Pointing & Harling. Hot mixes, gauged & hydraulic mortars.

Limewash & Traditional Paints

Pigmented limewashing, traditional and microporous painting & decorating.

Hempcrete & Natural Insulations

Retrofit of old buildings using natural insulative materials. Limecrete flooring.


Clay Plastering, Rendering & Mortars and Earth-Lime mixes. Cob Bread & pizza ovens.

Custom Small Buildings

Custom outbuildings, workshops, sheds, compost toilets & car ports. Sawn & round wood.

Bespoke Surveys & Tuition

Surveys tailored to help owners of traditional scottish cottages understand and rectify problems with their buildings. Bespoke tuition in the use and application of building limes. 

S.P.A.B. Fellow

Fellow of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (2022)