Chad T. Repp - Technician, Wood/Metal

Chad Repp was born in Washington state. For many years, he traveled the country finding inspiration in the natural world. Chad developed his skills in historical restoration in New Jersey and Vermont, bronze foundry work in Arizona, and tall ship restoration in Connecticut. Settling for a while in rural Kentucky, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Technology and Design from Berea College. At Berea, Chad realized his passion to help others with his skills in wood, metal, and small-scale production techniques and spent several years working with students, artists, and fabrication businesses in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee.  Chad’s passion for wood, the metal arts, and fabrication, combined with his commitment to sharing his skills with others led him to the Making Center.