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Building a Shaw Percussion Ashiko

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For many people, the process of taking wood, animal skin, rope and steel and turning it into a beautiful looking and sounding musical instrument is a bit of a mystery. This video reveals some of the tools and craftsmanship that

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Shaw Percussion Pro Cajón

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The cajón box drum is very versatile percussion instrument. Believed to have originated along the coastal ports in Peru in the early 1900’s by slaves from central and west Africa. The word cajon in spanish means crate, box or drawer.

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Ashikos

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  Originating in Africa, the ashiko is a wooden conical shaped drum with a thick hide designed to have a conga-like sound. Our ashikos were designed by us and crafted using Canadian hardwood and headed with a thick hide to produce rich tones, a

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Mini Djembes!

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The largest of these beautifully carved djembes is only 9 inches tall!  These decorative drums are made the same way as full sized djembes and make wonderful gifts.”

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Dunun Sticks

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We are now manufacturing our own line of Dunun sticks. They are made of high quality North American Hickory to ensure durability. These Dun Dun sticks are 16 inches in length and available in 2 diameters. 5/8 & 3/4 in. Custom

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Artisan Bodhrans

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The  Shaw Percussion Artisan series of Bodhrans are now available.   Everything about this bodhran is made right here at Shaw Percussion. The steam bent oak shells are attractively finished with celtic trim. We’ve found the secret to the preparation of the

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Bell Strikes

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    Use our bell strikes to get the best tone from African Gonkogui bells and djunn bells.  They are made from steel rod and have a rubberized handle for a comfortable grip. Using these bell strikes will produce a cleaner

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