Gear

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Drumwerx Makes Exotic Kits

Joseph Bifano had a successful woodworking business in Hawaii when he decided to build his first set of drums. “I owned my own business building high-end kitchens using lots of different exotic woods and thought it would be interesting to make a set,” he recalls. When he was able to sell several sets to friends and other players he met, his experiment turned into a part-time business.

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Shine Drums Shine Bright

Sean Staples started out as a guitarist messing around on his drummer's kit, soon abandoning his six strings for two sticks. After a bad experience with a custom drum builder, Staples began researching the art form. Something clicked, and he started throwing around the idea of becoming a custom drum builder.