Nederlandse versie


Would you like to improve the sound of your existing drums ?

Here at Lignum Drums, we can precision re-cut the bearing edges to ensure they are flat and true,
which will help achieve the optimum sound from your drums. We can re-cut standard modern 45° edges;
cut 30° edges for vintage drums or even re-cut a 45° edge to 30°.
Having true, precision-cut bearing edges can make a huge difference to the sound of your drums.
Be warned – you may not recognise your own kit!

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Ludwig vintage set from Davy Deckmijn / Zornik ,before and after

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Slingerland vintage before and after

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Floortom Gretsch from Mario Goossens / Triggerfinger,  before and after


Have you ever considered making your drums shallower ?
Right now, deeps toms are ‘OUT’ – short or shallow toms ‘IN’!
Lignum Drums can take your existing deeper drums and transform them. Shallower drums are often easier to tune and play,
so it may well be worth considering.
To get an excellent result without visible holes, it is best to reduce the depth of the shell by up 2″-3″
(+/- 51 mm – 76 mm). However, please note : this precise work is only possible on a tom if it has separate lugs.

Bearing edges will also be optimised at the time of doing the conversions.

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Toms Noble & Cooley  / Alain Assenberg : 12×11 en 10×10 shortened 12×8 and 10×7

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Shorten a Mapex 22×20″ to a 22×14″ vintage size

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Shorten a Brady 20×18 to a 20×14 vintage size

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Shorten an Ayotte 20×20″ to a 20×14″ including a new reïnforcement ring

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Shorten Sonor Delite 12×10 into 12×8″, including renewing the re-ring

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Gretsch roundbadge oversizes shell solution to make a perfect floating REMO drumhead

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Transforming hanging toms to floor toms.  Using my home made 12mm stainless steel spurs with insulating rubber tips R40

Lignum Drums can also help you with other repairs or adjustments, for example :
bad snare mechanisms, rattling snare wires, tuning your drums, etc.

Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to offer any re-wrapping or respraying of shells !!