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Robert Spiece

Furniture Maker, Educator

Director of Woodcraft

Berea College

Robert Spiece

Rob Spiece is a furniture maker and teacher living in Berea, Kentucky. He is the Director of Woodcraft at Berea College Student Craft. He creates his own designs as well as custom furniture with simple lines and elegant forms, focusing on design, joinery & finishing.

Prior to joining the team at Student Craft in the fall of 2021 Rob had been splitting his time as a studio furniture maker and a teacher of woodworking. Rob has published articles in Woodcraft Magazine, Fine Woodworking, and Furniture & Cabinetmaking. In 2020, he (along with collaborator, Larissa Huff) was awarded the Wharton Esherick Prize for Excellence in Wood at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show. He seeks to challenge himself and his students to find empowerment and joy in the act of making.

Instagram: @robertspiece


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