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Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box

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Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Material: Baltic Birch
  • Favorited by: 437 people
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From Ada, OH

Description

I've been making these cajons in my home workshop for over three years now. I'm both a long time drummer and a long time furniture maker, so I don't know why it took me so long to put the two together! These cajons measure about 12" x 12" x 19" and have a great bass sound when played at the center of the face (tapa). In addition, there are two options for the distinctive snare sound when the cajon is played near the top of the front face. You can choose a fixed snare option so that the snare effect is always present ($110), or an adjustable snare option so that the snare effect can be turned on or off with a twist of a knob* ($130). The snares that are used are 1/2 of a set of snare drum wires. The fixed snare cajon uses one of the half-sets, while the adjustable snare cajon uses two half-sets. I have included pictures of both types of cajons. All these cajons are built from all hardwood Baltic Birch material with quality furniture joinery, unlike some homemade pieces I've seen. I now have the cajons available in three different colors: cherry, walnut or the new maple finish, which allows them to feel at home in a living room or on stage. They sound as good or better than commercially available pieces, but at a significantly lower price! I can also make a cajon to your specifications. Just contact me for a quote!

*Actually, you loosen a knob on one side of the cajon, then adjust the snare position with a knob on the other side of the cajon, and then tighten the first knob to hold the position – very easy!

You can view other furniture and furnishings at our web site: http://www.everlastingfurniture.com
Thanks for taking a look!!!
I've been making these cajons in my home workshop for over three years now. I'm both a long time drummer and a long time furniture maker, so I don't know why it took me so long to put the two together! These cajons measure about 12" x 12" x 19" and have a great bass sound when played at the center of the face (tapa). In addition, there are two options for the distinctive snare sound when the cajon is played near the top of the front face. You can choose a fixed snare option so that the snare effect is always present ($110), or an adjustable snare option so that the snare effect can be turned on or off with a twist of a knob* ($130). The snares that are used are 1/2 of a set of snare drum wires. The fixed snare cajon uses one of the half-sets, while the adjustable snare cajon uses two half-sets. I have included pictures of both types of cajons. All these cajons are built from all hardwood Baltic Birch material with quality furniture joinery, unlike some homemade pieces I've seen. I now have the cajons available in three different colors: cherry, walnut or the new maple finish, which allows them to feel at home in a living room or on stage. They sound as good or better than commercially available pieces, but at a significantly lower price! I can also make a cajon to your specifications. Just contact me for a quote!

*Actually, you loosen a knob on one side of the cajon, then adjust the snare position with a knob on the other side of the cajon, and then tighten the first knob to hold the position – very easy!

You can view other furniture and furnishings at our web site: http://www.everlastingfurniture.com
Thanks for taking a look!!!

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(89)
  • apdurham13 Dec 3, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    This is a gift, so I can’t review how it sounds - but - I certainly can review this excellent shop! My item arrived quickly and was perfectly packed. It is just as pictured and described and is really good looking in person. Absolutely high marks for this shop!
    Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box
  • Janelle Kleiner Jan 12, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    Beautifully constructed and plays great music!
    Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box
  • crystalpystal Nov 11, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    The products are beautifully crafted.
    Fast shipping. Ship owner is very responsive and pleasure to work with.
    Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box
  • Christine Babcock Aug 17, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    I bought this as a gift for my drummer husband. He loves it and immediately started to play it as soon as the package was opened.
    Shipping was quick, and the drum seems to be nicely made. We are both very pleased with this purchase!
    Handcrafted Cajon - Drum Box

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EverLasting Furniture will generally ship the next business day after payment clears. Many of my items have a fixed shipping cost, but some of the larger, heavier items like the Cajon (drum box) and Arts & Crafts clocks are expensive to ship to areas outside the regional area centered on Ohio. For those heavier items, calculated shipping will be used and charges will then be based on your zip code. For these few items, buyers out West, in the deep South, in the far North East should contact me to see if a less expensive shipping method than USPS can be used. Any questions, please contact me.

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