In the Drum Shop with
 Wayne White

Repairing West African djembes since 1997

Specializing in djembe head replacement, tuning and djembe restoration

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Djembe Repair Services

 

D]EMBE HEAD REPLACEMENT

While replacing the skin, I apply a coat of Danish oil (inside and out), inspect the rope and rings, and lightly sand and fill small cracks if needed. I may suggest new rings or rope depending on the condition they are in.

Base price for full size djembe - $125

(Price for smaller djembes upon request)


Upgrades

  • Thicker skin - $25

  • Calf skin – upon request

  • Rope - $25 - $35

  • Rings - $20/each


I roll and weld custom rings right in my shop! Rings consist of .25” cold rolled steel.

The goat skins I use are from Guinea and Senegal.  Each skin is hand-selected and inspected prior to the repair.

DJEMBE TUNING

Does your drum need to be tuned? Contact me to get your drum sounding its best!

DJEMBE RESTORATION

Small to large cracks or chips in the wood can be sanded and filled.  Full or partial sanding of the exterior of the shell may also be in order.
Prices upon request.

 

Previous Repairs

 
 
 

Rural Soul Music Studio LLC

518.805.8263

90 Broad Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871
USA

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