Steven M. Whitmore

 

Shaper of Wood ~ Student of Guitar and Music ~ Teller of Stories

Wood Craft

When I was young and foolish, I was fortunate enough to attend  John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana. I was a failure, but that doesn't mean I didn't learn some things.

I tend to approach a piece with a need for function. I then use the materials at hand to craft something useful in an interesting or appealing shape.

I hope you enjoy my work.

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Completed and Operational
Completed and Operational

From the left: Fender Bass Amp, Fender G-Dec Modeling Amp, Line-6 Spider-Jam. Casio Keyboard/MIDI up top.

Completed and Operational
Completed and Operational

designed to facilitate play and study of electric guitar and bass. Keyboard to support those activities.

Website Shots 2020 (47)
Website Shots 2020 (47)

More interezting Manzanita shapes and unusual shelf joint designs.

Completed and Operational
Completed and Operational

From the left: Fender Bass Amp, Fender G-Dec Modeling Amp, Line-6 Spider-Jam. Casio Keyboard/MIDI up top.

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Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

For Marion….

Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

Oak slats. Mahogany boards with wood pin and glue construction.

Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

Completed.

Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

For Marion….

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Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

Manzanita from our back gardens. The shapes were speaking to me. There is no design.

Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

A very interesting branch.

Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

Shelving is Mahogany edged with Birch.

Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

Manzanita from our back gardens. The shapes were speaking to me. There is no design.

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Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

Rough Shapes under construction.

Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

Under Construction.

Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

From the front. Form and Function.

Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

Rough Shapes under construction.

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Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

Form and Function. This piece of wood has always expressed herself.

Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

A scrap of a Manzanita branch that somehow caught my attention.

Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

Form and Function. This piece of wood has always expressed herself.

Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

Form and Function. This piece of wood has always expressed herself.

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Driftwood Project
Driftwood Project

Manzanita makes an excellent aquarium wood. It is always interesting in form.

Driftwood Project
Driftwood Project

Underside with habitation holes drilled for suitable creatures.

Driftwood Project
Driftwood Project

Manzanita makes an excellent aquarium wood. It is always interesting in form.

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