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
Blacksmithing Basics: Cook Tools for the Campfire