5 years ago

Stunning wooden creations of Scotland's last working wheelwright | SWNS TV

These are the stunning specially made wooden creations of Scotland's last working wheelwright. Ian Grant made his first wheel in 1976 and has been running his wheelwright business since he retired from his job as a long-distance lorry driver more than 20 years ago. While mass demand for wheelwrights has diminished, the 67-year-old says he still serves a steady number of customers who own wooden carts and carriages. And although there is no successor in sight to take over his business once he downs his tools, Ian said he isn't concerned about the future. The dad-of-two said: “I’ve been a wheelwright for over 20 years and I’ve no doubt someone will take on the wheelwright job.

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