Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
A shortlist of just 30 has been selected from a record entry of 318 British projects in the Wood Awards 2013, the UK’s premier award scheme celebrating excellence in design in wood.
The Tormore Forest in Skye is the centre of a new project involving the making of statement jewellery by local residents with jeweller Heather McDermott.
Nancy Elizabeth Fuller makes wood-fired ceramics in rural Aberdeenshire using locally sourced wood, and employs processes and techniques she learned in Japan.
In Janet Archer’s first public appearance since starting in her role as Chief Executive of Scotland’s arts funding body earlier this month, she showed her support for craft makers by wearing a bangle and necklace by Christina Hirst.
The Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) has released a new makers directory.
A handmade suite of stacking chairs by Method Studio is in its new home in the prestigious Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art.
Our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland continues with a look at craft in the beautiful surroundings of the Falls of Clyde.
As part of our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a closer look at West Moss Side.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh were leading designers and makers of the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland and have since become household names throughout Europe.
The Orkney Chair is a type of wooden seat with a high back made from straw which has been made in Orkney since the 1700s.
In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood that are glued on to the surface of furniture, cabinets and other wooden items.
Turning is a form of woodworking that uses a lathe to move a piece of wood while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it.
In basic terms, joinery is the attaching together of two pieces of wood to form a joint.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh hosts an exhibition of craft and art made from a single oak.
Meet Angus Ross, a Scottish maker of furniture and public art, based in Aberfeldy.
Green wood craft is the skill of carving and fashioning wood in its original, untreated and unseasoned state.
A cooper is a maker or repairer of casks and barrels.
Two Scottish craft makers are among the winners at The Balvenie Masters of Craft 2012, an awards programme which recognises, honours and celebrates highly skilled craftspeople around the UK.
Textiles Scotland and the Scottish Furniture Makers Association have joined forces for the first time, to present the 'Scottish Furniture and Interiors Exhibition'.
Seven diverse craft makers from around Scotland have been awarded prizes in the 2012 craft&design Selected Awards.