About Tee Drums
Tee Drums are leaders in the design and development of Drum Shells
with over a decade of experience. Utilising a large range of constructional materials to include... Birch, Maple and Mahogany, Oak, Walnut, Bubinga we are sure that we can produce a drum sound that is tailored for you. Professional hand made custom drum
shells designed and built by Alan Tocknell
and supplied to custom drum companies and DIY drum Worldwide.
Drum Shells are available from 6"-26" including matching wooden hoops for snare, toms and bass drums/
Custom Drum Building
Our Birch drum shells
are constructed with a vertical grain, which means that the sound
is purer and faster than a horizontal grain. Other species woods such as Maple, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut shells are constructed with an alternating horizontal and vertical grain to enhance tonal range and projection from the drum. We also one of the largest ranges of quality finishes, which are part of the shell construction process. We always welcome your input so that we achieve the drum sound that is right for you.
Various exotic wood finishes are available in a raw wood or a finished shell. Drum shells
can be finished in an ultra-tough polyurethane which provides a rich, clear finish that is heat, water and scratch-resistant (available in Matt Satin and High Glaze Gloss).
Oil/Wax finish is also available, this is a process of many coats of oil rubbed into the shell and the buffed for a nice deep satin finish to your drum
A selection of drum fittings are available in , Black and to your custom drum . Fittings include lugs, hoops, strainers, spurs, snare wires and tension bolts. We are a UK supplier of Trick Strainers
From a DIY project to Tee Drums building your your snare or kit.
Please take a few minutes to view our site and get an understanding of the woods and the tonal differences through to the drum fittings and various exotic outer ply finishes.
Please call us to talk about various options of your custom drum 07786 438925
Drum with DISTINCTION
Tee Drums Distinction series drums are real wood outer plys with marquetry inlay bands
All shells are designed and made at our Mills in the UK