1. Ghana ENTRY LEVEL Djembe [Twenaboa]

$550.00

‘Pimp my Djembe #1’

Exclusive to Afrobeat – Customise your very own African Djembe Drum!

Our traditional Ghana djembe is carved from Twenaboa (a local, medium density timber – lighter than hardwoods). A popular medium sized entry level drum, it’s perfect for the beginner. It boasts unbeatable quality and value for money, produces rich deep basses, warm tones, and bright slaps. Light weight and portable, this djembe has solo potential and is easy to play!

Choose from:

  • Rope colour: Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White
  • Skin Density preference: Thin, Med, Thick
  • Carving: Base only (standard) / Base & Bowl
  • Djembe Height: Choose higher end around 62 cm or the lower end closer to 60 cm
  • Djembe Diameter: Choose the larger – around 13.5″ or the smaller closer to 12″

Please note:

Actual carvings and timber hues will vary from drum to drum

1 week turn around on custom build before shipping

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Description

Specs:

Diameter: 12” – 13.5″
Height: 60 – 62 cm
Weight: 6 – 7.5 kg

Rope: High tensile, nylon-core yachting rope that won’t slip. Once tuned correctly, your drum will stay tuned longer, and need less ongoing maintenance.

Rings: Wrapped in vibrant African prints

Timber: Twenaboa – Solid sustainably-sourced from renewable plantations

Shell construction: Well-rounded playing edge for improved playing comfort – with rings and rope positioned perfectly to ensure ease of play.

Skin: Australian Feral and farmed premium goat skins cleaned with a natural organic wash, not irradiated or chemically treated, so they retain their natural oils, sound and durability.

Skin Density: Thin, Med, Thick (these are chosen for their individual suitability to each shell during construction)

Photos are indicative only
External carvings, timber hues, rope colour, and skin density will vary.

Additional information

Weight8 kg
Main Rope Colour

Black, Yellow, Red, Green, Orange, White, Green

Ring Rope Colour

Black as Standard

Skin Density

Thin, Medium, Thick

Carving

Base only (Standard), Base & Bowl

Djembe Height

Taller around 62 cm, Shorter around 60 cm

Djembe Diameter

Larger around 13.5", Smaller around 12"