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Sapelle Drumsticks
By: Erik Anderson
October 23, 2017 · 1,433 views

In this video I was a teacher for a day,,a woodworking friend who plays drums wanted to try his hand at making a pair of custom Sapele Drumsticks and this is a quick peek at the results.!

 

DIY Cajon Drum - Tunable during Playing from Solid Wood
By: Dipa Das
June 15, 2017 · 2,779 views

 

Jakes Custom Walnut Djembe Part 2
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
November 20, 2016 · 2,921 views

Several months ago I started a custom Djembe for Jake. This is the Re-turn and carving of that Djembe. Jake is getting pretty excited about it. (He has seen pictures) So here ya go Jake. After this is heading and a tune and it will be on its way.

 

#81 Jake's Custom Walnut Djembe Part 1
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
August 29, 2016 · 5,538 views

A Custom Walnut Djembe for Jake in Las Vegas. This is the roughing out stage. In about 3 months, once the shell has cured it will be finish turned and headed.

 

#78 Making an Ashiko Drum shell
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
July 26, 2016 · 2,420 views

Back on the lathe this week. Here is a style of drum that I got started with. Made these for years before mastering the Djembe Making process. Ashikos are Stave construction to no fancy hollowing tools necessary, just a lathe big enough to spin the size you want to make.

 

#72 The Beat of a different Drum
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
May 16, 2016 · 1,540 views

So my friend Yuval told he was ready to make another drum. So I made this video to give him a new challenge. The drum here Originates from the area that Yuval is from so I figure he'l be making on pretty quick after seeing this. If anyone else wants to try it pleas feel free to contact me with questions. I will be doing a second video to finish turn and explain how to head one. For anyone that is curious here is the link to Yuval's Djembe Making Playlist. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list PLTUNXPVh86i2wWD5py_rwzC44KOTQ2Jos

 

#71 Big Cottonwood Djembe Re turn and Finish
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
May 07, 2016 · 2,051 views

Here is the Big Cottonwood Djembe from several weeks ago getting its 2nd turning and finish. I think I have made a Pirate drum.

 

#69 Roughing a Djembe on a Saw Mill
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
April 16, 2016 · 12,431 views

New way for me to rough out drums thanks to the new Harbor Freight Saw Mill and a little creativity. I managed to cut my roughing time by more than half! Sweet. Oh and I added an Addendum to the end showing the drum on the lathe and how balanced it is. It was a sweet turn too.

 

#66 Big Cottonwood Djembe
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
April 05, 2016 · 2,279 views

Recently happened onto some Big Bark Cottonwood. Big enough to made 16 inch drums that are all heartwood. This is the first of 9 drums I will make from it. This is as Big as I can fit on my Lathe Literally.

 

#50 Woodturning Djembe Dream Part 6
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
February 25, 2016 · 4,821 views

It finally happened, the Djembe is done, the number of different skills I had to learn in order to complete this project was staggering, thus making this my hardest build to date. I hope you all enjoy, and look out for the 'easter egg' at the end of the video, a place people rarely go to. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ Songs in this video are: MC Cullah - Soul Cha

 

#49 Woodturning Djembe Dream Part 5
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
February 20, 2016 · 2,964 views

Finally the Djembe shell is all dry and ready to be finished. In this penultimate episode we will finish turning the shell and prepare it for heading. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ Songs in this video are: MC Cullah - A Place I Know David Mumford - The Shelby Blues All are available for free from http://www.freemusicarchive.org Feel free to share and recommend this video to your friends and family, a thumbs up would be appreciated, and if this is your first time to my channel, you are most welcome to subscribe!

 

#58 Corey's Djembe 3rd and Final
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
February 01, 2016 · 4,942 views

At last all of the Carving is done. The 5 coats of Tung oil applied. Now the final touches and Corey comes to pick it up. He is putting on the head and says he can do a short video of it being played. When he does that I will Edit in the link if I can. This one turned out really nice, I gotta say it is in the top 10 of the drums I have made (since I have made over 500 in the past 25 years, that's saying something)

 

#57 Corey's Djembe Pt2 Carving a Stem
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
January 25, 2016 · 9,911 views

So Corey's Drum is finally dry enough to carve designs into the stem. I want to thank him for being so patient, it took longer than I expected to dry. There will be one more video in this series which will be putting on the rubber boot and decorative tacks.

 

Episode 1: Drumsticks
By: As The Wood Turns
December 16, 2015 · 11,260 views

On this episode, we make drumsticks. Well, one drumsticks. Let's face it. The editing kind of sucks. Nay, totally sucks. We'll get better with that as we get better at turning. This is the first video where I made something, though. Those setup videos are just fluff. Here is the meat. I also forgot to do that thing where at the end of the videos I ask you to Like, Share and Subscribe the video so I have to do that here. Thanks. See you on episode 2.

 

#54 Mini Djembe and Meet D'Artanan
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
December 06, 2015 · 1,152 views

Here is a Tutorial on turning a mini Djembe. This can be done by anyone with a lathe and basic tools. Thought that someone might like to try double ended hollowing besides myself and my friend Yuval. Also watch to the end for an introduction to my newest family member.

 

#50 Corey's Custom Walnut Djembe part 1
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
November 19, 2015 · 1,040 views

Was contacted recently to make a shell that is to be a memorial for the customers mother, who passed away not too long ago (I believe he said about a year ago). He wished to document the process in pictures, of course I offer a bit more. Here is your Drum starting to come to life Corey.

 

#47 The Pluznick Drum PT2
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
November 03, 2015 · 1,601 views

Well Michael Pluznick's Djembe has come down below the 15% moisture mark time to finish turn it.

 

#32 Djembe Dream Part 4
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
September 18, 2015 · 3,147 views

The final part of my Djembe saga, where it is all come to an end, and I proudly display my Djembe shell! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ I want to thanks especially my friend and fallow turner, Cyrus Fillmore, who inspired and helped all the way through this project, his channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfyJ8r_ArJb5oQI4TdmdTVw Songs in this video are: The Mind Orchestra - The Minoan All are available for free from http://www.freemusicarchive.org Feel free to share and recommend this video to your friends and family, a thumbs up would be appreciated, and if this is your first time to my channel, you are most welcome to subscribe!

 

#31 Djembe Dream Part 3
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
September 16, 2015 · 3,418 views

The third installment of my attempt to turn a large Djembe on my rather smallish lathe. In this episode I'm turning the Djembe around, fix my steady rest, and start hollowing out the stem. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ Songs in this video are: Pierce Murphy - Versailles Novelty Citizen - There is Nothing to Fear All are available for free from http://www.freemusicarchive.org Feel free to share and recommend this video to your friends and family, a thumbs up would be appreciated, and if this is your first time to my channel, you are most welcome to subscribe!

 

#30 Djembe Dream Part 2
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
September 14, 2015 · 3,475 views

The second installment of my attempt to turn a large Djembe on my rather smallish lathe. We shape it up, and getting ready to hollow!! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ Songs in this video are: David Mumford - Singing In The Rain demo David Mumford - Lover Ben McElroy - Oak All are available for free from http://www.freemusicarchive.org Feel free to share and recommend this video to your friends and family, a thumbs up would be appreciated, and if this is your first time to my channel, you are most welcome to subscribe!

 

#41 The Pluznick Drum PT 1
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
September 14, 2015 · 4,838 views

SO my friend Michael Pluznick wants one of my Djembes, specifically a Walnut one. So here is part one of the making of his drum. For those of you who do not know who Michael is, you should go check out his channel. He is an extremely talented drummer and teacher and has many videos for both entertainment and learning. https://www.youtube.com/user/michaelpluznick

 

#29 Djembe Dream Part 1
By: Yuval Lahav Woodturning
September 12, 2015 · 4,424 views

I try my hand at turning a Djembe, a type of drum, but I'm not sure if my lathe, and me, can take the heat. This is part 1 as of yet unknown number of parts, since I'm turning still as I'm posting this video... Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/YuvalLahav Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/yuvallahav/ Pinterest: https://it.pinterest.com/yuvallahav/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yuval.lahav.16 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/aforeignitalian/ Songs in this video are: David Mumford - Bonfire Music The Mind Orchestra - Spirit Walk All are available for free from http://www.freemusicarchive.org Feel free to share and recommend this video to your friends and family, a thumbs up would be appreciated, and if this is your first time to my channel, you are most welcome to subscribe!

 

#38 Answering Questions & Drum Drying detailed
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
August 17, 2015 · 856 views

Decided to do a video answering questions I have received. The main one about drying drums. And a first look at the under-bed tool banjo and tool rest. Special thanks yo my friend Yuval check out his channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/yuvallahav You can blame him for the sudden change over to making drums :-) And my Facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cyrus-Fillmore/818750848156186

 

#37 13 Inch maple Djembe Shell
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
August 10, 2015 · 1,274 views

A maple Djembe almost as big as my lathe will turn over the Banjo. Also introducing a new Boring bar for the Pro-Forme which alows for some good camera angles.

 

The Blind Wood Turner - Episode 38 - A Guiro For Charlie
By: Blind Wood Turner
August 06, 2015 · 1,748 views

In this episode, Chris turns a 'Guiro', a wooden percussion instrument, for Charlie out of Sycamore.

 

#36 Finishing a small Maple Djembe shell
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
August 03, 2015 · 3,379 views

FINALLY here is the Shell from the maple Djembe video I did about 3 weeks ago. Final turning finish and Rings.

 

#35 1 Out of 3 too Bad
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
July 26, 2015 · 1,672 views

Not every project is successful and some days the bad ones come in spades. I wanted to turn 3 drums a day for 2 days, but the logs had other ideas. So here is my lesson in moving on when bad things happen.

 

#34 NO Steady Rest Djembe Tutorial
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
July 16, 2015 · 1,902 views

A two piece Djembe that can be done without a Steady rest and with normal tools. I do still recommend getting an end grain hollowing tool of some sort ring tool or hook tool. You can find hand made hook tools from Steven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v DgGJvibZdHQ And Harry shows how he makes them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v qodsXio8rm4

 

#33 Walnut Djembe And Steady rest Improvements
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
July 13, 2015 · 70,627 views

I decided to slow the Time Lapse rate down and let you see a bit more detail of the process. I also had to make some improvements to my Steady Rest, i melted a wheel and found a bit more flex in it than I liked. Finding wheels in my area was a pain, luckily I found CAPPs bicycle shop in Topeka, Kansas had 1 set left (they don't carry skateboard stuff anymore) They were super nice and the shop was awesome check them out at http://www.cappsbikeshop.com/index.html

 

#32 Maple Djembe
By: Uncle Cys Woodshop
July 08, 2015 · 3,142 views

Here is one for my Friend Yuval, who keeps challenging me with fun projects. In all actuality I have been making Drums for 25 years. It is why I learned to use a wood lathe in the first place. However this technique is very new for me this drum being only the 3rd one I have cut this way. Previously all the hollowing was done by hand with Chainsaws and side grinders, this is much easier, and safer.

 

Woodturning Drum
By: Custom Chris
July 26, 2014 · 5,050 views

This is my first attempt at making a drum. The next one I think I will make hollow all the way and leather on both ends . The camera died at the ending sorry for the short reveal .

 

Trembleur Video
By: Nick Rosato
December 29, 2012 · 1,241 views

My version of a trembleur. Enjoy...

 

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