Blackwood Djembe Drum
These amazing indigenous, local, black wood drums are handcrafted from scratch. Available in 4 different sizes, his djembe or bongo drums have a stretched goat skin, and this hard wood is worked into a smooth outer layer and treated with either shea butter or a clear varnish to finish and seal the wood.
These drums are made to order and take THREE MONTHS to be ready for posting. Richard is hoping to build up more readily available stock for the future, but for now please note the above.
Please ONLY select POST OFFICE postage on checkout for this item. Courier shipping is available but will cost substantially more, please enquire if needed.
All the drums are handcrafted and can vary in size, colour and shape a little, this is what gives your drum a unique voice. Approximate sizes for the drums are as follows:
- Small –Weight: 5.8kgs, H:47cm, Diameter: 29cm.
- Medium –Weight: 6.1kgs, H:60cm, Diameter: 34cm.
- Large –Weight: 6.7kgs, H:62cm, Diameter: 38cm.
- X Large–Weight: 7.5kgs, H:65cm, Diameter: 40cm.
If you choose shea butter, please be aware that the drum regularly needs treatment, and is a little more of a high maintenance option to the clear varnish option.