- Fri May 10, 2019 6:09 am #39415
Howdy, y'all! I'm a hobby hand percussionist, and all of my drums up until recently have synthetic heads which are easily tuned and replaced without much fuss. I recently, however was gifted a nice rope tuned wooden djembe with a goatskin head which happens to be busted. I've done a little research and searched around the area I live and can't find anyone to help me replace the head without shipping it quite a ways and paying an arm and a leg to do so. I know that with certain fixed head drums you can use the hose clamp/tape/glue method. Would it be blasphemous to try this on my djembe? I know there are tutorials on replacing djembe heads the traditional way, but I'm quite intimidated by this and don't want to screw it up. If this has been covered before, kindly redirect me to the thread. If not, I would greatly appreciate any thoughts and/or advice.