Another episode out in the field! Join us today from Exeter Drum Works wood working shop in New Hampshire. Now I can’t say that being a drummer didn’t have anything to do with me choosing to go after this episode but it’s certainly good for anyone looking to make their own product, sell a boutique brand, or just likes to hear a hustle story.
We certainly talk drums but we also talk making the leap, getting your first income from your career, and competing as a small boutique brand against other larger manufacturers and competitors.
In This Episode We Cover
- If you don’t like what’s made, make it
- Getting into manufacturing goods
- Competing with national brands
- Three years and then making drums
- Tricks to keep committed to your dream
- Vision’s effect on creators
- Collaborate don’t compete
- Band Roles
- Music Instrument industry
- Trends in musician product consumption
“I don’t want to be here anymore, I don’t have an issue with the work, I don’t have an issue with people I just don’t want to be here anymore because I wanna be making drums.” - Jeff
“ What else is there to do, this is what I want to do.” - Jeff
“ If your a creator you create.” - Host Dave Swillum
Exeter Drum Works Links:
Jeff’s Recommended Resource
If you want to build drums look through forums and youtube. Search koko jig to get into it.
Waking Up From Work Podcast Links
(If you want to support the show check out our sweet offers for you)
Facebook Community to connect to creatives
For audio advice and more in depth content from Dave