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Imbuia Kit

Tee Drums Imbuia finish. Mahogany/Birch drum shellsWe are currently working on this lovely Imbuia kit finished in our High Gloss Glaze. Really cant wait to show you the finished kit, will keep you updated

Alan 

Tee Drums Vintage Style Kits

Tee Drums Vintage style Drums. Hand crafted drums make in the UK by professional drummer/drum maker Alan TocknellTee Drums Vintage Style kits coming soon. 

Custom Series WMP/Mirror

Tee Drums Custom series snare drum. Finished in white marine pearl, mirror chrome and 2 silver sparkle inlay bands. Mahogany/Birch shell. Hand crafted drums made in England by professional drummer/drum builder Alan Tocknell Tee Drums Custom series snare drum
Finish: WMP with Mirror Chrome and Silver Sparkle.

This Snare Drum features our Mahogany/Birch shell.
2 ply Mahogany, 6 ply VG Birch core, 2 ply Mahogany inner. 

Other Custom series options are...

  • 100% Bubinga
  • 100% Mahogany
  • 100% Walnut
  • 100% Oak
  • Walnut/Birch

For more information on our custom series drums or if you have your own idea for your very own custom snare or kit, please contact us to talk through options. A custom drum maybe alot cheaper than you think.





 

Custom series Blue Stripe

Tee Drums Custom series snare drum. Hand crafted drum shells and drums made in the UK by professional drum builder/drummer Alan Tocknell. All Custom series shells are constructed with Mahogany and Birch to maximize both projection and depth.Tee Drums Custom series Snare Drum

14x6.5

Finish: Blue Stripe

All our custom series shells are Mahogany/Birch, Vertical grain Birch core with Mahogany inner and outer plys. The vertical grain Birch offers projection, clarity and control which vibrates the softer Mahogany outers to give a rich low end tone on low to mid tuning.







Tee Drums Custom series snare drum. Hand crafted drum shells and drums made in the UK by professional drum builder/drummer Alan Tocknell. All Custom series shells are constructed with Mahogany and Birch to maximize both projection and depth

Classic series Waterfall Bubinga

Tee Drums Waterfall Kevasinga/Bubinga classic series snare drum, Hand crafted in the Cotswolds by professional drummer/drum maker Alan Tocknell. Snare drum pictured with our vintage style wooden hoops.Tee Drums Classic series with Vintage style hoops

14x6.5 Mahogany shell finished in a Waterfall Kevasinga/Bubinga with matching vintage style wood hoops.

10 ply shell (including the outer) which is part of the shells construction and not glued onto a ready made drum shell (we also use the same method in making our vintage style hoops).

Available with triple flanged, die cast or vintage style hoops.

Snare drums available from 10"-14" in any depth. if you would like a snare drum or a kit finished in our Waterfall Bubinga, please message us (on the contact us page)

Distinction series Jazz Kit

Tee Drums Jazz Kit. Hand crafted drums made in the UK by Alan Tocknell. Oak and Walnut with Maple and Mahogany inlays. Includes Evans Drum Heads.Tee Drums Distinction series Jazz Kit

18x14, 12x8, 14x14
Walnut & Oak finish with the shells constructed of Birch and Oak.

For this Distinction series Jazz kit we wanted to go a little vintage so thought that the matching Walnut hoops would be a nice finishing touch to the kit. With these style hoops in mind we wanted to go a little thicker on the shells and balance them out so the 12x8 is 8 ply, 14x14 is 11 ply, bass drum is 14 ply. This way we have great control over the drums and a lovely warm bass drum with lots of punch and projection.

Vintage style Snare Drum

Tee Drums Vintage style snare drum. Mahogany drum shell with re-rings. Hand crafted drum shells and drums made by professional drum builder Alan TocknellTee Drums Vintage style 14x10 Snare Drum

Tee Drums Vintage style snare drums are made with a thin Mahogany shell with thick re-rings. We can make your Vintage series featuring any of our exotic wood outer plys or a wrap of your choice.

Vintage Style snares are available in all depths.










Tee Drums Vintage style snare drum showing the Mahogany shell with re-rings and the adjustable internal dampener. Hand crafted drum shells and drums made in the UK by professional drum builder Alan Tocknell Inside the Vintage style snare drum

Mahogany shell with the Maple/Birch re-rings, also showing the adjustable internal dampener. 

Preparation of Poplar Burr

Tee Drums Preparation of Poplar Burr for drum shell making. Hand crafted drum shells made by drummer/drum maker Alan Tocknell
Preparing Poplar Burr. 

Poplar Burr is probably our least favourite to work with. The Poplar Burr usually comes quite lumpy and requires flattening but before we can flatten we have to soften and break down the wood fibers with our own veneer softening formula. Once the formula is applied we then cold press the veneer for 24 hours. Now we are ready to cut up and book match to make our outer ply, then its a case of taping up and sealing the burrs in prior to heat pressing onto a backing veneer.

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from Tee Drums. Hand crafted British Drums made by Alan TocknellHAPPY HALLOWEEN!!
From All at Tee Drums

Don't forget for Today Only we have 10% off our Spirit series Snare Drums. 

Spirit Series Snare Drums

Tee Drums Spirit series Snare Drum Halloween offer. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell









Spirit series Snare drums have 10% off on Halloween ONLY. Check out the range of finishes below.

Tee Drums Spirit series, Mazur finish. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell
Mazur Finish















Tee Drums Spirit series, Macassar finish. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell

Macassar Finish














Tee Drums Spirit series, Red Tulip finish. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell

Red Tulip Finish














Tee Drums Spirit series, Ebony & Ivory finish. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell

Ebony & Ivory Finish














Tee Drums Spirit series, Rio finish. Hand crafted drums made by professional drummer Alan Tocknell
Rio Finish
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