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Michael Jones

Mason, WI

Michael, a professional blacksmith, began smithing in 1994. He spent three years as an apprentice and in 1997 opened his own shop on the Bayfield Peninsula. He has studied with numerous blacksmiths throughout the country in addition to learning European techniques. He specializes in traditional forging. Michael started teaching at North House in 1998 and is devoted to the philosophy of "See one, do one, teach one."

Current Courses Offered by Michael Jones

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Blacksmithing Basics: Cook Tools for the Campfire

Get ready to cook over the campfire and learn the basics of blacksmithing by creating your own set…
Thu, Jun 2nd, 2022  –  Sun, Jun 5th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Michael Jones
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Decorative Ironwork: The Art of the Candle Holder

Decorative and functional ironwork has a long history throughout the North Country. Hinges, gates,…
Sat, May 21st, 2022  –  Sun, May 22nd, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Michael Jones
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Forgework Skills Refresher

This course is designed for students who are interested in brushing up their skills before taking on…
Fri, May 20th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Jones

Past Courses Offered by Michael Jones

Decorative Ironwork Intensive

Decorative Ironwork: The Art of the Candle Holder

Introduction to the Forge