1985-Present: 29 years metalworking experience
1996-Present: 18 years sole proprietor of the Orcas Island Forge working on architectural blacksmithing projects from in-house designs and collaborating on large scale projects with other contemporary blacksmith shops.
1996-Present: 18 years industrial fabrication, structural steel, heavy equipment repair , sawmill general maintenance, mill wright, marine welding, and dock repair.
1995: M.F.A. Blacksmithing Degree, S.I.U. Carbondale
1989-Present: Extensive shop technician, teaching assistant, demonstrating and teaching experience with: SIU Carbondale, Penland School of Crafts, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Peters Valley Craft Center, Appalachian Craft Center, Haystack Mountain School.
1989: B.F.A. Metal Smithing Degree, Parsons School of Design