Steve Morrisette

Born in Norfolk on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia in 1952. Growing up, his mother had an antique shop and taught him about fine furniture and refinishing techniques. This began his love for fine wood.
Left university in 1972 and played drums professionally for 25 yrs., then came off the road, went back to college and became an advertising photographer and photojournalist. In 1990 he began smoking and collecting pipes, graduating to high end pieces rapidly and honing an eye for a good pipe.
He began seriously studying pipe making in 2003. He has sought out and been instructed by several of the premier pipe artisans in the US including Jeff Gracik, Brad Pohlmann and Todd Johnson spending many beneficial hours pipe making with each.
He currently resides in Nashville,Tennessee.