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Black Walnut African style Djembe

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Project by yamoos posted 10-31-2016 03:52 PM 321 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I salvaged a monstrous walnut log from a 20foot high pile of logs poised to be burned. From the log I carved 3 large drums. This is the one I kept.

-- Jgrogan,easttennessee





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-31-2016 07:27 PM

That is a beautiful and distinctive drum. Nice work on it!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 10-31-2016 07:36 PM

You have done a wonderful job on this drum.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 10-31-2016 11:37 PM

terrific!

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 11-01-2016 12:58 AM

A BOOMING JOB!

-- just rjR

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yamoos

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#5 posted 11-01-2016 01:21 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments!!. It seems the more functional the art is , the more I enjoy it.

-- Jgrogan,easttennessee

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majuvla

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#6 posted 11-01-2016 08:04 AM

Awesome project, infact two in one- a drum and statue. I would like to hear it too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Skip Mathews

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#7 posted 11-01-2016 06:55 PM

Really nice! I would love to know how to make one. We have a couple that we bought on ebay but being able to make one would be super!! Do you have any pics of the process?
Awesome job!

-- Being focused on a project is the best meditation, it allows you to live in the moment"

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