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Welcome to the Custom Shop of Zebra Drums
Choose between different options listed below to put together your own custom fingerjointed stave snare drum. At the bottom of this page you will find a wide range of different custom snare drums I recently built for customers or that I have in stock. Let these snares inspire you to have a totally unique snare drum built to your own specifications.

Starting prices

Ø 12" measure 5"-7" € 594,- excl. V.A.T.
Ø 13" measure 5"-7" € 635,- excl. V.A.T.
Ø 14" measure 5"-7" € 677,- excl. V.A.T.
Ø 14" measure 8" € 784,- excl. V.A.T.

The sizes and prices depicted above are standard, other sizes are possible of course and may add an extra fee.

All snare drums are fitted with brass tube lugs, a Trick strainer, Canopus snare wires and custom wire straps for added sensitivity and durability. All snare drums are fitted with Thread Locks, so you won't have any problems with loose tension rods during playing.

Woods
Here’s a list of standard woods I use for snare drums. If you have any other suggestions let me know and I’ll see what I can do. Black Walnut adds an extra fee.
- Beech
- Black Walnut (+ € 41,- ex V.A.T.)
- Hard Maple
- London Planetree
- African Mahogany (Sipo)
- Oak

Hardware
Chrome finish is included in the starting prices. Choose between 4 options:
- Chrome (standard)
- Nickel (+ €41,- ex V.A.T.)
- Black Chrome (+ €41,- ex V.A.T.)
- Gold (+ €41,- ex V.A.T.)

Colors
There are many custom stains possible, but add an extra fee. On this website you can find a black and purple stain I did earlier. More are coming, suggestions are more than welcome!

Finish
All shells are standard finished with a durable oil finish (numerous layers) and waxed.

CONTACT ME HERE TO ORDER/DISCUSS OPTIONS!


In stock

Hard Maple

Hard Maple 14" x 5", 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell, finished with a rosewood stain and satin oil finish. Fitted with black nickel plated, triple flanged hoops and gold lugs including Thread Locks.
A real workhorse! This snare is suitable for any kind of music style. With the typical characters of maple, sounding warm and bright, with a great crack when played with rimshots.
PRICE: € 842,- (excl V.A.T.) ~ ORDER INFO

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Fiddleback Maple

Fiddleback Maple 14" x 7”, 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell. Fitted with black nickel plated hardware including Thread Locks.
The industry’s standard with a visual twist. The flames in the wood create a really cool 3D effect. This type of wood is rare and hard to come by. This particular shell has been stained with a custom purple color., just to enhance the special grain of the wood. This type of wood is perfect for almost every style of music, from fusion to metal.
PRICE: € 826,- (excl. VAT) ~ DIRECTLY AVAILABLE ~ ORDER INFO

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Mahogany

Mahogany 14" x 8", 9 mm fingerjointed stave shell. Built to the exact same specs as played by US drummer Justin Scott. Check out the video below.
Warm, full and deep sounding snare drum with a great attack. It doesn't lose sensitivity in snare wire response despite its larger depth. This drum has an endless tuning range. Finished with a glossy oil finish, fitted with all gold hardware with 20 off set lugs and Thread Locks.
PRICE: € 867,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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Walnut

Walnut 14"x7", 9 mm fingerjointed stave shell finished with a satin oil finish (as shown on the photo on the right).
Beautiful warm, full round tones with nice overtones characterizes the sound of this snare drum. well suited for jazz, fusion and even rock music. Fitted with black nickel plated hoops and gold lugs including Thread Locks.
PRICE: € 759,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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Previously builds / sold

Wengé

Wengé 13" x 7", 7,5 mm fingerjointed stave shell.
Extremely loud, tight and very crisp snare drum. Has some metallic characteristics in sound. This model is a 10 lug with all hardware in a custom nickel finish.
PRICE: € 784,- (excl. VAT) ~ DIRECTLY AVAILABLE ~ ORDER INFO

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Walnut

Walnut 14"x6,5", 9 mm fingerjointed stave shell finished with a satin oil finish.
Beautiful warm, full round tones with nice overtones characterizes the sound of this snare drum. well suited for jazz, fusion and even rock music. Fitted with all black hardware including Thread Locks.

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Walnut 14" x 5,5", 9 mm fingerjointed stave shell.
Beautiful warm, full round tones characterizes the sound of this snare drum. Very well suited for jazz, fusion and even rock music.  Finished with a glossy oil finish and fitted with all black hardware.
PRICE: € 702,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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London Plane Tree

London Plane Tree 14" x 6,5”, 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell. Stained in Flaming Red.
A wood that you don’t see often, certainly not for musical instruments. It’s the Zebra Drums standard! Let yourself be surprised by the warm silky smooth sound that this snare drum produces.
PRICE: € 759,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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London Plane tree 14" x 6,5”, 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell. Fitted with a black nickle plated, triple flanged hoops.
A wood that you don’t see often, certainly not for musical instruments. It’s the Zebra Drums standard! Let yourself be surprised by the warm silky smooth sound that this snare drum produces.
PRICE: € 718,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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London Plane Tree 14" x 6,5”, 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell.
A wood that you don’t see often, certainly not for musical instruments. It’s the Zebra Drums standard! Let yourself be surprised by the warm silky smooth sound that this snare drum produces.
PRICE: € 677,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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Hard Maple

Hard Maple 14" x 5", 8 mm fingerjointed stave shell with a glossy oil finish.
A real workhorse! This snare is suitable for any kind of music style. With the typical characters of maple, sounding warm and bright, with a great crack when played with rimshots.
PRICE: € 636,- (excl V.A.T.) ~ ORDER INFO

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Wengé

Wengé 13" x 7”, 7,5 mm fingerjointed stave shell.
Extremely loud and extremely tight snare drum. Has some metallic characterics in sound.
PRICE: € 702,- (excl. VAT) ~ ORDER INFO

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