CUSTOM NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMS

 Pow Wow Drums 

Our quality Pow Wow drums are hand crafted in a traditional prayerful way, using natural premium materials to insure great tonal qualities. All of our Pow Wow drums are 100% guaranteed for workmanship and sound.
We offer 4 types of hides for your drum:
 
Elk Hide Pow Wow Drums
Diameter Depth all measurements in inches
4 ply shell 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" 19" 20" 21" 22"
22 3/4" $284 $301 $317 $338 $365 $373 $387 $395 $403
24 1/2" $330 $347 $363 $380 $396 $405 $413 $420 $429
26" $373 $390 $406 $423 $439 $447 $456 $465 $472
28" $433 $449 $466 $482 $499 $507 $515 $523 $532
30" $438 $454 $471 $487 $504 $512 $520 $529 $537
32" $583 $607 $630 $659 $688 $700 $722 $735 $746
36" $799 $826 $854 $881 $909 $923 $936 $951 $964
38" $822 $853 $885 $916 $947 $962 $978 $994 $1009
The elk hide drum is a great all around drum. It has an excellent sound that holds up day and night. The hides are thinner therefore don't absorb as much moisture on those humid days and nights.
      
   
 
Buffalo Hide Pow Wow Drums
Diameter Depth all measurements in inches
4 ply shell 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" 19" 20" 21" 22"
22 3/4" $430 $450 $472 $500 $532 $542 $560 $570 $580
24 1/2" $574 $612 $650 $690 $728 $746 $766 $787 $804
26" $596 $634 $672 $710 $750 $768 $788 $800 $826
28" $710 $748 $786 $826 $864 $842 $902 $920 $940
30" $810 $848 $886 $926 $964 $984 $1002 $1019 $1040
32" $1020 $1076 $1132 $1200 $1266 $1294 $1344 $1372 $1400
36" $1198 $1262 $1326 $1390 $1454 $1486 $1518 $1550 $1582
38" $1284 $1356 $1428 $1500 $1574 $1610 $1648 $1693 $1718
The buffalo hide drum is great for the larger size drums. These are the thickest hides availble. They tend to produce deep sounds. Because of their thickness ther require heavy duty 8 ply frames. Buffalo hide is more suseptible to sound changes due to humidy.
   
 
Moose Hide Pow Wow Drums
Diameter Depth all measurements in inches
4 ply shell 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" 19" 20" 21" 22"
22 3/4" $390 $402 $428 $454 $480 $497 $512 $529 $548
24 1/2" $434 $448 $460 $486 $512 $530 $540 $553 $566
26" $472 $484 $498 $524 $550 $565 $576 $591 $602
28" $578 $590 $604 $630 $656 $665 $682 $695 $708
30" $668 $682 $694 $720 $746 $760 $772 $785 $798
32" $810 $828 $844 $880 $914 $930 $954 $970 $994
36" $948 $968 $986 $1026 $1064 $1080 $1104 $1120 $1142
38" $1002 $1022 $1044 $1088 $1130 $1155 $1174 $1195 $1216
The moose hide drum is a great drum that falls between the elk and buffalo. It is good for all size Pow Wow drums.
Moose hide with pendleton blanket wrap.
Frame is 8 ply w/ 3 ply 3" reinforcing rings.
$1286 as pictured. 
   
 
Horse Hide Pow Wow Drums
Diameter Depth all measurements in inches
4 ply shell 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" 19" 20" 21" 22"
22 3/4" $368 $380 $406 $432 $458 $476 $490 $509 $528
24 1/2" $410 $422 $436 $462 $488 $495 $514 $530 $540
26" $442 $456 $468 $494 $520 $532 $548 $560 $574
28" $538 $552 $564 $590 $616 $625 $642 $655 $668
30" $620 $634 $646 $672 $698 $710 $724 $735 $752
32" $752 $770 $788 $822 $856 $875 $898 $915 $938
36" $880 $898 $918 $958 $996 $1015 $1034 $1050 $1074
38" $930 $952 $972 $1016 $1060 $1080 $1102 $1124 $1146
The horse hide drum is produces a loud sound. Its is a thin durable hide that holds up well in high humidity. The thin hide allows for a loud sound and depending on the diameter and depth, a deep sound.
 
Reinforcement rings (depth & ply)
2 ply
3 ply
3 ply for 32" & 36"
3 ply for 38"
2"
$26
$40
$68
$78
2 1/2"
$30
$44
$78
$90
3"
$34
$50
$88
$102
   
 
Finishes (shell depths) 5"-10" 12"-16" 18"-24"
Stain
$13.00
$17.00
$21.00
3 Coat Varnish
$20.00
$28.00
$34.00
5 Coat Varnish
$40.00
$48.00
$56.00
3 Apps. Tung Oil
$17.00
$22.00
$28.00
Paint
$50.00
$58.00
$70.00
Pendleton Blanket
$160
   
 
Drum Stands
Drums less than 22" dia. $100.00
Drums 22" to 24" dia. $140.00
Drums 26" to 29" dia. $150.00
Drums larger than 29" $160.00
   
 
Custom Painting Service (by local artist)
Pow Wow drum painting
$250.00
      
Things to consider before placing an order:
1. A ring adds strength to the shell (recommended). Required for thick hides. 

2. 29 inch and larger diameter drums ship by Greyhound Shipping. Do you have a bus station near you?

3. What type of finish do you want? Prices above show a sanded finish only.

4. Do you want a stand for your drum? We have reversible stands for all powwow drums.

5. Do you want any artwork on your drum?

6. Do you want a drumstick and what type?

See Accesories Page for information on drumstick, finish, stands, etc.

 

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