Drum building/projects

Julián Fernández
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Re: Drum building/projects

Postby Julián Fernández » Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:36 pm

If DW starts making shells for Gretsch, Keller maybe will be able to sell the Gretsch formula shells with another name? (Magnum is not the same that uses Gretsch). Fingers crossed.
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Re: Drum building/projects

Postby GoAndPractice » Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:23 pm

Here's an album of the building process:
14 x 6 5/8" (after router... started as 14 x 7)
6ply maple shell
6ply maple re-rings
Dunnet R4-L throw off
Tama lugs
Gold tension rods w/ nylon washers
Single vent
Triple flange hoops
Peacock Abalone Pearl wrap
Double 45 degree bearing edge cut and sanded smooth
Hand cut snare bed
Interior of shell is left raw except for coating of lemon oil

Here is how it sounds:

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