Taiko Drums

  • A completed prototype in the studio
  • Experimenting with textures in Rhino
  • rendering of drum shell with cnc milled acoustic texture
  • Ash drum staves after CNC machining
  • Drum Staves fitted together after trimming
  • Exterior of drum after cutting exterior shape on our shop-built lathe
  • Ash drum body with natural finish
  • 24" diameter stained ash drum body being stretched with hydraulic jacks and ropes
  • Traditional tacks are used to secure the drum head under tension
  • A batch of 4 drum stands designed in Rhino at the ideal playing angle for performance
  • Completed 21" Taiko on diagonal performance stand