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Drum Building Supplies Parts and Terms Explained

If you know absolutely nothing about drums or drum making then you may refer to these definitions. Drum shell – This is the body of the drum. Drum shell material can be wood, metal, acrylic and even stone. The material you select for your drums will greatly affect the sound of your drums. Wood Shells – The most common shell …

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What is Different in the 3.0 Version?

I’ve just announced that I’ve updated my eBook, but you may be wondering… what makes it better than the 2.0 version? Allow me to explain… Updated Drum Building Processes Since writing the 2.0 version almost 3 years ago, I’ve learned a lot to say the least. I’ve continued to make mistakes as I’ve developed and honed new drum building processes …

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I Can’t Believe I’m Giving You This…

It’s been almost 3 years since the last update to my eBook “How to Make Custom Drums”. That all changes very soon. When I wrote the original version of the eBook in 2009 I was making some pretty standard looking drums that sounded incredible: However, to truly give you the ability to make a custom drum set or even start …

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5 Tips for Building Your First Custom Drum Set on a Budget

Drum Building on a Budget I realize that most people building a drum for the first time probably don’t want to go into debt just to build drum! I’ve compiled a a list of 5 tips for the drum builder on a budget! Enjoy! Please leave a comment if you have any tips you’d like me to add! Use Stain/Polyurethane …