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From beginner to expert drummer, we can help!
Contact us to try our drums in person, or get expert advice on percussion instruments and drum repair services.
Why Choose Drumming?
With so much busy-ness why do we think you need to add drumming to your life.
It’s precisely because life is so busy that we think drumming is right for you.
- Drumming is great for your health. It feels good for your mind, body, and soul.
- Drumming builds community. Drumming with others strengthens relationships.
- Drumming is therapy – both art therapy and music therapy have used hand drums to deliver significant health benefits
- The primal sounds of hand drums, like the West African djembe, have helped people throughout the world connect with themselves and their community.
Made in Canada Drums and Percussion Instruments
We are a family of artisan drum builders, based in Sutton West (Georgina), Ontario, Canada. In addition to crafting our own percussion instruments, we import fine drums from all over the world with a special focus on Africa. We source high quality world percussion instruments and strive to maintain an ethical and environmentally responsible supply chain.
Whether you’re looking for your first djembe, a custom drum, or a percussion package for your music department, we have the expertise in drums and world percussion you need. If you already have a hand drum or drum kit that needs refurbishing or repair, we can help you with that as well.
If you need help, simply fill out our contact form, or give us a call, and a Shaw family member will help you choose the drum or percussion instrument that is perfect for you.
I thought I’d never play my marimba again but after you repaired the keys and paid such close attention to my wishes, it sounds better than ever!…
Multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist, film maker, Toronto Ontario
The gathering drum is absolutely beautiful. Phil did an amazing job. The students and staff are in awe of its sound. Thank you Thank you Thank you!
Primary/Junior Teacher Whitby Shores Public School
I have been playing the green 14” bodhran for several weeks and wow, it’s a dream…
Assistant Professor, Community Music, Faculty of Music Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
Best sounding bodhran I’ve ever heard. This masterpiece plays like a dream. Also the craftsman is a great fella to meet. Keep up the legacy!!
16 Inch Shaw Percussion Bodhran Owner, Trenton ON
I’m a drum kit player and I had never played a cajon before but after I started playing the Shaw Percussion cajon, I never looked back…
The Weafer Brothers Band, Mount Albert Ontario