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 Wood You Believe It?, Scottish Borders

Wood You Believe It?

Not a spelling error, but a fascinating piece of craftsmanship, well worth space on the Duns website.

Jim Clark's 1965 Lotus 33b hand-carved from mahogany!

My name is Gary Tatman, I'm a 53 yr. old millwork installation foreman by trade. I'm also a racing enthusiast, who was given a carving knife at age 6 by my grandfather (I still have the knife), so we might spend afternoons turning small branches into toothpicks.

I, had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Peter Windsor (F1 Team Director for Williams F1, Ferrari F1 and well-known sports commentator) several years ago. We chatted after a book signing at a Concours Event, where I told him of my carvings. The 65' Lotus 33b was done for him as a gift from me.

The Lotus 33b has a few neat features incorporated in the carving. They include front tires are on ball-joints to allow turning in unison, the engine is removable from car, drive-line has actual universal joints, gas cap locks, etc.

Gary Tatman
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Country: USA


 Wood You Believe It?, Scottish Borders
 Wood You Believe It?, Scottish Borders
 Wood You Believe It?, Scottish Borders

Wood You Believe It?, Scotland

Duns Scotland, Scottish Borders UK