Djembe Repair Made Easy is a step by step DVD designed to walk the novice through the process of re-skinning a rope tuned drum. This Djembe repair DVD allows you to navigate through 20 different chapters each packed with tips and tricks that make the process doable by all.
We begin by helping you select the right goat skin for your drum. We explain what to look for in a good goat skin and how to inspect it before you put the skin on your drum.
The process ends with tuning your drum. This can be the most demanding part of the process. We will show you how some simple devices around the house or from the local hardware store can take the work out of the effort.
In addition to the repair process, we also included a few extra features:
- How to Select a Drum
- Selecting New Djembe Rope
2. Tools used to repair
3. Inspecting the skin
4. Soaking the skin
5. Deskinning the drum
6. Preparing the drum
7. Cleaning the drum
8. Inspecting the drum
9. Preparing the rope
10. Applying Shea Butter
11. Putting on the skin
12. Tips for putting on a small skin
13. Tips for threading the rope
14. Lacing the drum
15. Tightening the skin
16. Trimming the skin
17. Tightening the Drum
18. Tieing the rope
19. Shaving the skin
Put a piece of your own spirit into your drum by repairing it with your own two hands.
Then...Play From the Heart!
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