Robin Goatey

Robin is an award winning full time festival craftsman working fiber festivals in the midwest.  Inspired by Tolkien’s Legndarium, he started carving tree spirits, wizards and castles after reading The Hobbit four decades ago.  Woodcarving, woodturning, hand-built ceramics, hot and cold glass, copper-smithing, enameling, broom making, tool making, spinning and navajo stye weaving are current specialties.  Teaching the traditional crafts is his passion.  He also conducts lively online trade in “heirloom quality hand made fiber tools”.  

Check out his Etsy shop at The Dancing Goats, or his website at