miriam on wed 7 nov 01
Hi Ned Ludd,
How do you accomodate for attaching the skin to the drum? Do you make
lugs on the pot, or grooves, to hold on the cord or leather thong? Or is
the shape of the drum body enough to hold the cord on?
Think I'd like to try my hand at this!
Mimi in New Jersey
Christena Schafale on wed 7 nov 01
I'm not Ned, but I make ceramic goblet drums (doumbeks). I use a metal
ring that is big enough to slip over the small end of the drum and small
enough not to slip over the large end. They sell these rings in craft
shops, I guess for macrame projects -- I have found them in the craft
section at Wal-Mart. I wrap the ring with rawhide for looks, then lace the
head to the ring with rawhide lacing. Somewhere in the archives there is a
good, detailed description of this whole process, from, I believe, December
of 98' or possibly '99. If you can't find it, email me back at home
(firstname.lastname@example.org) and I'll dig it out of my personal archives. These
drums are lots of fun to make, and really sound good, too.
At 06:03 AM 11/7/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi Ned Ludd,
> How do you accomodate for attaching the skin to the drum? Do you
>lugs on the pot, or grooves, to hold on the cord or leather thong? Or is
>the shape of the drum body enough to hold the cord on?
> Think I'd like to try my hand at this!
> Mimi in New Jersey
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