Show me your Drum Room!

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Odd-Arne Oseberg
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby Odd-Arne Oseberg » Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:17 am

About two months ago I quita job I couldn't stand, moved back home and have an apartment in my parents basement. About 300 meters away from the house is the school I went as a kid. Some years ago the government decided that Norwegian kids should start school one year earlier and since there was no room here for an extra class they had to build a small extra house next to the school for the first graders.They recently built a whole new school so the old buildings are not in use. This makes it possible for me to use that small house however I want and so far completely free of charge.

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bensdrums
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby bensdrums » Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:46 pm

I built this room in my garage last year. I've messed around with how it's configured, so there's some different ones of different kits, but here's some pictures.

The room is about 10' x 17' with sliding panels in between two sides; a "control" side with my mix desk and a "kit" side where I can practice and record. I've also used the control side to track with various musicians I work with, it's a good separation. The room isn't really soundproof, but controls noise well enough so that it can barely be heard outside my garage doors (it's a two stall garage). I've got some construction and carpentry experience and built everything myself, to include the mix desk.

Hope you folks dig it.


Here's what it looked like before I started.
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A few build pictures.
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Moving in.
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Drumkits.
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Snare Drums.
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Behind the kit (recently).
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Current "control side" setup.
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Current "kit side" setup.
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Morgenthaler
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby Morgenthaler » Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:08 am

Wow, fantastic space, @bensdrums ! <3 - and beautiful kits!

I still rock the Peavey kit, although I moved to a nicer practice space last year. Yay.
I soon also "jazz" my old Trova kit (Slingerland imitation) - I just need a few stands and more cymbals (saving up)

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langmick
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby langmick » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:09 pm

Awesome project Ben.
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby Julián Fernández » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:30 am

Sweet place, Ben... Do you have a clip of the drum sound you´re achieving?
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby bensdrums » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:05 am

I'll post some when I finish some projects I'm working on.
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Richie Jarvis
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Re: Show me your Drum Room!

Postby Richie Jarvis » Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:52 pm

It's a mess and it's not all of it but I have a new desk coming as well as miss etc....

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