(Music Sales America). It's the best drum lesson anyone could take! Primitive drums, Irish drums, Latin drums, drums from the Middle East and India: whether they're framed, staved, carved, or clay, the basics for making every one of them is here, provided by a master of the style. Photos colorfully display the culturally diverse drums and methods of construction in an easy-to-follow fashion, from choosing and attaching a drumhead to dealing with tacks, staples, and pegs; from learning lacing logistics and knot-tying to working with hoops and adjustable hardware. Both ancient and contemporary techniques are featured, along with projects for every one, instructions for drumhead tuning, and a wealth of historical detail.