Katsugi daiko shells ranging from 2 shaku to 1.4 shaku. The plaits are made from rawhide stretched around the shell. Alice showing how to sew a shime skin, National Taiko Festival, 2013 Repair work for Mugenkyo, an old Asano daiko that needed a new bearing edge and skins
Taiko Craft Skills At Taiko Centre East, our drums are hand-crafted in Norwich based on traditional skills learnt from a Japanese taiko maker. Click on the photos to enlarge the image.
Read about Taiko Listen to Taiko Watch Taiko Aki preparing a hiradaiko Myrtle helping to stretch an Odaiko skin Shime Daiko Jared with his newly re-tensioned miya daiko Katsugi daiko skin lacquered