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    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop. Brown's day job is at Boxman Studios in uptown, but at night he works on constructing and customizing drums from scratch. He works out of a home shed on his Matthews property which is 300 sq. ft. and filled with tools.
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    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, plays one of his drums in his backyard workshop. At back right is a lathe he uses to shape the drums.
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    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, holds one of his completed drums in his backyard workshop.
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    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, with a few of his completed drums in his backyard workshop.
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    As wood chips fly about him, Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    As wood chips fly about him, Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop. At left are completed drums. Brown's day job is at Boxman Studios in uptown, but at night he works on constructing and customizing drums from scratch. He works out of a home shed on his Matthews property which is 300 sq. ft. and filled with tools.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop. At left are completed drums. Brown's day job is at Boxman Studios in uptown, but at night he works on constructing and customizing drums from scratch. He works out of a home shed on his Matthews property which is 300 sq. ft. and filled with tools.
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    Detail of shelves filled with drums and drum parts in the backyard workshop of Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums.
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    Detail of completed drums and various tools on the wall in the backyard workshop of Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums. Brown's day job is at Boxman Studios in uptown, but at night he works on constructing and customizing drums from scratch.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, with a few of his completed drums in his backyard workshop. He is next to a lathe he uses to shape the drums.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, shapes a drum on the lathe in his backyard workshop. Brown's day job is at Boxman Studios in uptown, but at night he works on constructing and customizing drums from scratch. He works out of a home shed on his Matthews property. The shed is 300 sq. ft. and filled with tools.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kevin Brown, owner of Rhythm House Drums, in his workshop.
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