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Drum Design Knowledge, Part 2: Shell Types and Thicknesses
by Russ Miller On 31st Oct 2017
Last month we discussed hoops. This time we’re discussing the thickness of the shell and what you can expect sonically from the various designs. Drum shells have been made in different thicknesses over the years, from a single half-inch piece of wood to thicker versions comprising up to forty plies.