Meet the Craftsmen


Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas is an award-winning blacksmith and designer. He studied Artistic Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts in Hereford, England and is certified through the National School of Blacksmithing. He holds a Journeyman’s Certification from the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths in London, England. Robert has studied metalwork with renowned artists in England, France, Sweden, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Israel, and throughout the United States.

Robert Thomas Iron Design has created custom ironwork for clients all over the country including prominent business leaders, high-end restaurants, Hollywood directors, and A-list celebrities.


Tyler Bickerstaff

Tyler brings a diverse skillset with him from over 15 years in the construction industry before getting the blacksmith bug and enrolling in the four-year architectural ironwork program at the American College of Building Arts (ACBA). Tyler started working with us as a summer intern and came back full time after graduating Valedictorian from ACBA. He and his family love fishing in the Folly River, Traveling, and Auburn Football.