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Hand Drum Bag Kit39$ US – 109$ USFor workshops or as a ‘do it yourself’ project. Everything included (with detailed instructions) to make your own moose leather drum bag.Our new Drum Bag Kits are designed for a workshop. We have included very clear instructions, sinew, glovers needle, small piece of thick moose to make a thimble and all the leather cut to size and appropriate shape. We have also included instructions so that people can personalize their bags with either fringe or left as a ‘live edge’.
Rattle Kits (Deer, Moose or Buffalo)26$ US – 39$ US
Everything is included, so that a great time is had by all. We are offering a Deer, Moose or Buffalo Rattle Kit. Each kit comes with a carefully selected piece of rawhide (shape traced out to be cut), glovers needles, sinew, maple wood handle and wool to stuff and shape the rattle. We also include material (pebbles, copper pellets, glass beads etc) to give you options for creating different sounds. Our kit includes very clear instructions to make your workshop a huge success.
(Finished rattle not included – lol)
White Tail Deer Rawhide105$ US
This Raw hide is wild White Tail Deer. (we always select hides with no inconvenient bullet holes) Rawhide is used to make Hand Drums and Rattles. Raw hide is not leather….it has not been tanned….The process of creating rawhide involves removing the hair and thats it!! When soaked in water overnight it will become soft (like skin) and then when stretched over a drum and dried the skin becomes hard and sings. These are quite large hides and will make at least 3 and as many as 5 drums (depending upon the size of drum frame).
Deer Hide – Hand Drum Kit48$ US – 144$ US
We offer an 8″ & 11″ Kids hand drum kit. As well as our 12″, 14″ and 16″ hand drum kits
Our kits include an amazing instruction manual, a rawhide circle with holes punched (large enough to wrap all the way over to the back of the drum), rawhide lacing long enough to pull the drum and weave a handle, one of our steamed white ash hoops, and a drum stick kit.
Moose Hide – Native Hand Drum Kit118$ US – 196$ US
We are thrilled to introduce Moose Hide Hand Drum Kits to our collection. Now, these drum kits come with a warning: They are NOT intended for beginners.
Each kit includes a moose rawhide circle which is big enough to wrap all the way over the side of the back of the drum, holes punched, extra strong lacing to handle the strength of moose with enough to weave a handle, an over built white ash hoop AND a drum stick kit.
Deer Rawhide Lacing22$ US
Hand cut deer rawhide lacing. This length of lacing is long enough to pull a 16″ hand drum with a great handle on the back.
(approximately 28 feet of lacing)
Hand Drum Hoops22$ US – 48$ US
Our drums are VERY unusual in that we make our own hoops. These days most (virtually ALL) drum makers are using plywood maple frames made overseas or mitred multi pieced wood frames that are 8 to 12 sided.
We order white ash lumber in large dimension, and then cut it into lats of different sizes (for different hoops) and steam and bend by hand. We glue the connection with a water proof glue and then sand/router all edges. Our hoops are 98% round. Ash is a very strong wood so our hoops will not move or bend over time no matter what kind of hide is pulled over them.