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Drums in the making!
This delivery of PVC tubing is ready to be transformed into tambourines and children drums. Once measured, these tubes are expertly cut into 240 individual drum shells.
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We've been making and producing drums in Dunedin for over 20 years.

Here David is tuning up a wooden Dunumba.
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Kate finds my overalls in various opshops. So I go under a range of first names, depending on the laundry cycles...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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If you're looking for drums, you know where to find us!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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St Clair surf school.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Children drums come in a full set from a lower to a high pitch sound. Yes, ideally you need the 3! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Another controversy. Hard to not step on someone else's toes these days. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Dunedin Harbour Mouth Molars from Regan Gentry. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Controversy and public art usually go hand-in-hand. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Another gorgeous day in Dunedin! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Marine cord from Nautilus Braids in Christchurch. 1600 pieces a year to rope the drums I make for schools. "Expertly" burnt on both ends.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Djembe repair.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Our latest drum is a small portable drum.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Perfect for kids!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Two drumheads, one big booming voice!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Typical St Clair day.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Trying to not drop the parade drums! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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These orange guys replaced the green Lime Dunedin started with. Not sure how popular they are. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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With Auckland in lockdown, I had no other choice than to visit Otago/Southland two years earlier than planned. Songbong is now clearly feeling the hard effects of Covid on small businesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Kate makes drumhead light protective covers. These can be quite handy in a classroom. They can be used as a signal that drumming time is over for now! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I am sure this happens because I use my French Opinel knife in a way I am not supposed to. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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