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.

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Completed and Operational
Completed and Operational

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

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

More interezting Manzanita shapes and unusual shelf joint designs.

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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.

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Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

For Marion….

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Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

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

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Coffee Cup Rack
Coffee Cup Rack

Completed.

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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.

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Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

A very interesting branch.

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Selection of Materials and Design
Selection of Materials and Design

Shelving is Mahogany edged with Birch.

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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.

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Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

Rough Shapes under construction.

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Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

Under Construction.

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Headphone Rests
Headphone Rests

From the front. Form and Function.

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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.

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Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

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

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Tiny Dancer
Tiny Dancer

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

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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.

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Driftwood Project
Driftwood Project

Underside with habitation holes drilled for suitable creatures.

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Driftwood Project
Driftwood Project

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

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