Alan Bishop is a retired Professional Mechanical Engineer, raised  on a farm on Western Victoria’s basalt plains.

Worked around the motorcycle trade for a number of years.

Worked in the various industries, including defence, building and construction, water treatment, manufacturing, operation and maintenance, and consulting.

Now retired, Alan is a part time woodworker with an interest in chairs, furniture and making things that are useful, durable and attractive.

Alan is married to Su Bishop, a glass artist and jewellery maker.  Su’s work can be found in some of Australia’s best galleries.  Her work has been sold in Australia and overseas.