How do you choose a Djembe? As a craftsman I can only work with, and appreciate what is real. Hand carved from a single log, with no production lathe work.
Explore the djembe building process, and learn some tips to obtain the best drum possible.
Most any type drum can be given a new life. Learn to assess a used drum and develop a strategy for getting the highest potential from each drum type.
A good djembe drum starts with the spirit of a ancient tree. Identify properly seasoned and carved woods.
The skin is critical to getting the best sound from a drum. Thick or thin? Goat skin , calf, elk, moose, deer, antelope... How do you choose? Discover the sound properties you will get from each and which is the best for your purpose.