Bear, Buffalo, Elk, Horse and Moose Drums and Rattles



Steven Kauder

drummaker@beardrum.com


My Own Drums for Sale
I have made more than 500 drums for others. Along that path, I have sometimes been attracted to a particular hide or drum frame and subsequently would make a drum for my own use. Over the years, my collection has grown, and it's time to let some go.


I have -- after 20 zestful years of drum making -- retired.
I am still making drums that interest me. Any that are
available are shown below, plus several I have sold.



Deep Buffalo Drum with Wood Pegs
and buffalo rawhide lacing
Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Rawhide Handle Front

Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Rawhide Handle Back

Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Rawhide Handle Inside

My wife calls this look DOTS and DASHES

Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Rawhide Handle Edge
The head of this Buffalo Drum is securely attached to its cedar drum frame with maple pegs. The buffalo lacing handle is "stitched" through the drum frame.

This drum is extra deep, which gives it additional resonance. This drum also holds its tension best in changing weather conditions, because the drum head and the handle are separately attached.

This is a larger drum with a big sound!
This is an 18-inch (46-cm) round drum. It comes with a drum mallet selected specifically for it.
Deep Buffalo Drum with
Pegs and Rawhide Handle
$450+shipping
$471
email
to discuss
your order


Buffalo Drum with Wood Pegs
and Caribou Antler Handle
Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Antler Handle Front

Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Antler Handle Back

Buffalo Rawhide with Pegs and Antler Handle Top
This drum was sold to an individual in Arizona!
This is an egg-shaped Buffalo Rawhide Drum with some buffalo fur still on the drum skin. The hide is securely attached to the cedar drum frame with maple pegs. The handle is a "floating" Caribou Antler that is amazing to hold.

The sound, feel, and resonance of this drum are outstanding.
This is an 18-inch x 14.5-inch (46-cm x 37-cm) Egg-Shaped Drum. It comes with a drum mallet selected specifically for it.
Buffalo Drum with
Pegs and Antler Handle
$500+shipping
$521
sold!


Buffalo Drum with Fur
Buffalo Rawhide with Fur Drum Front

Buffalo Rawhide with Fur Drum Side

Buffalo Rawhide with Fur Drum Back
This drum was sold to an individual in California!
What is more interesting than a buffalo drum with the fur still on it?

I found someone who "prepared rawhide the old way," and he had one buffalo rawhide with fur. It looked great and I got it. I managed to make several drums from this hide.

This has a good tone with all the fur still present, and I "dressed it up" with turquoise-like stones from old necklaces for its one-of-a-kind look and feel.
This is a 17-inch (43-cm) round drum. It comes with a buffalo leather drum mallet made specifically for it.
Buffalo Drum
with Fur
$450+shipping
$471
sold!


Large Buffalo Drum
(20" diameter, plus extra lacing)
Large Buffalo Rawhide Drum Front

Large Buffalo Rawhide Drum Back
This drum was sold to an individual in Belgium!
This drum is made from a stronger and thicker buffalo hide. The drum is unique with 24 strands of lacing. I have not seen another like it.

This drum has a big sound! The extra lacing helps this drum handle varying humidity and temperatures, and it has a better tone in those conditions.

The drum head has a "flowing texture" with character and vibrancy. Nearly all the hide is a light tan color, which is perfect for painting your drumming journeys.
This is a 20-inch (51-cm) round drum. It comes with a drum mallet specifically selected to give it the best tone.
Buffalo Drum
with extra lacing
$420+shipping
$441
sold!


Large Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum
Large Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum Front

Large Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum Back
This drum was sold to an individual in Tennessee!
I came across this amber-colored, dense, strong buffalo rawhide, which I saved for special projects like this.

This large Egg-Shaped Drum has a big, booming sound, and it attracts a lot of attention.

The thick hide is resistant to humidity changes.
This is a 24-inch x 21-inch (61-cm x 53-cm) Egg-Shaped Drum. It comes with a leather drum mallet made specifically for it.
Large Egg-Shaped
Buffalo Drum
$400+shipping
$421
sold!


Deep Sweat Lodge Buffalo Drum
Deep Buffalo Sweat Lodge Drum Front

Deep Buffalo Sweat Lodge Drum Side

Deep Buffalo Sweat Lodge Drum Back
This drum was sold to an individual in Illinois!
Here is another drum from that amber-colored, strong buffalo rawhide for special projects.

This drum is extra deep, which gives it additional resonance. The taller drum frame also let me be a little whimsical with the side of the drum, and the scalloping shapes are varied. The lacing is unique with 18 strands.

This drum has been pulled tightly and does well in sweat lodges and humid climates.
This is a 16-inch (40-cm) round drum that is 4 inches (10 cm) deep. It comes with a buffalo leather drum mallet made specifically for it.
Deep Sweat Lodge
Buffalo Drum
$375+shipping
$396
sold!


Small Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum
with Caribou Antler Handle
Small Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum Front

Small Egg-Shaped Buffalo Drum Back
This drum was sold to an individual in Canada!
This small drum is a joy to hold with its Caribou Antler Handle.

The handle is attached to the rawhide with a unique system using artificial sinew.

This small drum is lightweight and travels easily in a suitcase.
This is a 16-inch x 12-inch (40-cm x 30-cm) Egg-Shaped Drum. It comes with a drum mallet made specifically for it.
Egg-Shaped
Buffalo Drum

Caribou Antler Handle
$275+shipping
$296
sold!


Drum prices included $21 U.S. shipping.
I accept payments through PayPal.

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Steven Kauder
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