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Black Cherry Djembe Drum

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Diameter: 12.00 inches
Weight: 8.35 lbs
Height: 22.50 inches
Wood Type: Black Cherry
Skin Description: Dbl Star

Product Code: 020219-01

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This drum is Black Cherry with fantastic figure and grain. The body of the drum was made from a huge log that lay in the woods near a new golf course outside Madison WI. The tung oil finish gives a light gloss & the color is darker and richer than most Cherry wood.  The black goat hair compliments its dark coloring.  It has a very even and moderate voice & is easy to get good notes from. It is very comfortable to play. There is medium hang time on the notes. The skin is a thinner-medium, and has a solid and firm sound with no "papery" thin feel. It is immediately likable.
  • I keep cherry drums around for a few years to insure they season properly. This is VERY important for cherry wood. This drum has a 4' hairline check left from the original log. Its is hardly visible and proven to be stable. It has the distinctive color and wild grain patterns typical of Cherry, and is very light weight too! The finish is hand rubbed tung oil. After applying several coats and allowing them to dry, I rub off what remains on the surface, (and repeat) leaving a silky smooth satin finish that can't chip or peel. It feels as though there is nothing on the surface at all. Keep it fresh with some lemon oil, or a commercial preparation for oil finished woods.
  • Totally handmade from recycled, hand turned wood. Superior Craftmanship and professional performance sound.