BW-drums Mr. Green size 14 x 8 inch

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Mr.

Green

Mr. Green size 14 x 8 inch The basis of this drum is a vintage Sonorus rack-tom (a Belgian brand). It is a thin birch shell with solid beech re-rings. It was a bit out of round and I steamed it back to a perfect round shell again. I recut the bearing edges by hand, because there was very little material to lose (I cut a round-over outside and a low angle inside).

The wrap was handmade by me and my two year old son and is a result of many experiments with paper/watercolor/laquers; it is hard, lasting and it won't yellow over time.

I re-used the original hardware (lugs and COB sticksaver hoops) nd added a Gibraltart classic style strainer with brandless matching butt.

The inside of the shell was painted red to make a contrast with the green outside. Remarkably sensitive snareresponse for a drum this size and with these edges. I think that's due to the wide and deep snarebeds.