About us

Welcome to Iron in The Blood

The Iron in The Blood workshop, situated in the heart of Devon is where you will find Tim and Oliver Bramston. C H Jones & Son is a family run business with Blacksmithing history dating back to 1899.

Tim has extensive knowledge & experience in steel fabrication, construction & restoration for domestic, agricultural & industrial clientele.  He has over 40 years experience within the industry and the family business.

Since University Oliver has focused his skills into metal work within the family business, while also exploring and furthering his studies on other metals such as copper, brass and silver.

The high quality and attention to detail in Oliver’s work has led him to win multiple prizes and awards in the County Show National Blacksmithing Competitions around throughout the country. Including North Somerset County Show Champion 2019, Dorset County Show Champion 2018, & Royal Cornwall Show Reserve Champion 2019.

With Oliver’s family history, deep passion and love for the craft he surely has ‘Iron in his blood’.


C H Jones Timeline

  • 1897

    C H Jones is Founded by William Jones Senior

  • William Jones Junior takes on the business from his father

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    William Jones Junior, serves in WW1 as a blacksmith with the Royal Engineers, as well as providing vetirinary treatment for the horses

  • 1935

    William Jones Junior registers the business with the Registrar as William Jones & Son

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    Times started to change after the 2nd World War, new machinery & methods of repair were brought in.

    William’s son Clifford Starts working for the business

  • Clifford gains qualifications as a welder & his expertise was highly sought after. Steel fabrication was now done by the business as well as agricultural repairs. Clifford took over the business and changed the name of the business to C H Jones & Son as it is still known today.

  • 1993

    Clifford retires in 1993 & his son-in-law Tim, takes over & is still running the business with his son Oliver

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What we do…

Bespoke Furnishings

Take a look at some of our previous projects

Custom Artistic

Work with us to bring your ideas to life.


Hand-made tools and utensils using traditional Blacksmith techniques.


Have a browse in our shop, to find some unique gift ideas!

in assosciation with

Previous Projects

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