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Hawkdancing Drum Information


I have been building, playing and repairing many types of drums for the last thirty years. Over that time I have learned much, and collected a lot of useful information. This site is a reference for assessing and purchasing a new djembe drum, and repairing a used drum, and selecting the best drum for you!

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Buying a Djembe

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. 

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Building a Djembe

Explore the djembe building process, and learn some tips to obtain the best drum possible.

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Repairing Djembe Drums

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.

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Properties of Common Djembe Woods

A good djembe drum starts with the spirit of a ancient tree. Identify properly seasoned and carved woods.

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How to Select a Skin

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.

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Ceramic Drums

The original goblet shaped drum, ceramics has been used for drums for thousands of years. 

For all your drum needs Visit:  Hawkdancing.com

Address

Hawkdancing Studio
42  1-1/2 St
Clear Lake, WI 54005

Contacts

Email: hdtalktous@gmail.com
Phone: 715-263-2756                    

Links

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