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Project by IndianJoe posted 639 days ago 1356 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first one.the little one’s are 12” and the bigger is 18” . the little one’s the rims are of pine pallet wood and the big one is a white cedar and all have dear hide for the Drum and backing more work then they look 6 to 7 hrs in each

-- Nimkee** Joe





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 639 days ago

Now those are really cool. Hope they do well for you.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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kiefer

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#2 posted 639 days ago

Interesting project would like to hear them .
I can appreciate the amount of hours .

-- Kiefer 松

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TreeBones

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#3 posted 639 days ago

Very cool. I would like to make some like this.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 639 days ago

My wife has several Coast Salish hand drums. They are all round. Is the 7-sided one a traditional shape for your people ?

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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IndianJoe

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#5 posted 639 days ago

No not that I know of But I was asked to make some and I seen this kind before

-- Nimkee** Joe

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IndianJoe

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#6 posted 639 days ago

thank you all for your words

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 639 days ago

Very neat

These are very popular in the UK

Our drums were traditionally made from skulls

for the small ones. :)

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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drbyte

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#8 posted 639 days ago

Love these! They are great!! Hope to get some made to go along with my flutes I make. What are your drum heads made of? Where did you find them? Can you please tell us more? Is it real sinew holding the head on? How did you make the round hoop? Thanks! Great job, keep them coming!

-- Dennis, WV

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IndianJoe

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#9 posted 639 days ago

U used dear hid for all and made the hoops on the little ones the pieces are 5” long and cut at 25 The big one the pieces are 2” long and cut at a 8
For a clamp took rope and made a hang mans not in it and put it around it to poll it together and make it round

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Knothead62

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#10 posted 639 days ago

A creative project! Nice job- can’t beat that!

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IndianJoe

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#11 posted 638 days ago

yes you can there made for beating on

-- Nimkee** Joe

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mmh

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#12 posted 636 days ago

Beautifully done! I’d love to hear them sing.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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IndianJoe

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#13 posted 635 days ago

The little ones are high, the big one is a vary low sound

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#14 posted 634 days ago

Very interesting…

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#15 posted 612 days ago

Nimkee these are awesome!!!! I so want one :)

-- Dana, Tn and Tx artist

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