Drum making #1: Poplar snare shell

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Blog entry by skeeter posted 03-28-2010 05:17 AM 4239 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The new venture drum shells. Stave that is.the drum
the staves

-- My philosophy: Somewhere between Norm and Roy

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#1 posted 03-28-2010 05:33 AM

Looking forward to your blog. Do you have to keep it next to the water heater to season the wood?

-- Jim

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#2 posted 03-28-2010 05:39 AM

no just a spot to put it in the warm house. It’s alittle cold tonight. If your interested there are some awesome vids on you tube on stave drum building. Smiley the jazz cat makes a laminated one that looks like a les paul guitar. Curly maple on Mahogany. just type in stave drums. I only have one section of the shell that has a gap so when the glue has cured I am going to kerf in with a hand saw and reglue it. I hope that solves it.

-- My philosophy: Somewhere between Norm and Roy

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#3 posted 03-28-2010 05:41 AM

Nice start!

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