Parts List

Here are some of the main parts I use to build my DIY drum kits. Some parts I buy local, but most parts I find on Ebay at a better price than I can get local.

DrumDrums on Ebay
I have picked up some cheap drums on Ebay. I usually do a search for Newly listed, Buy Now and I have been able to to pick up some cheap tom drums before any one had a chance to grab them.

 


3M Sanding Sponge  – Amazon
3M Sanding Sponge  – Ebay
I use this type of form for the foam blocks or cones.

 


piezoPiezo sensors
There are many listing for Piezo sensors on Ebay

 

 


Roof Truss Clip
The Roof truss clips are used to support the cross bar that the piezo sensor would be placed on.


corner brace1″ corner brace
The 1″ corner brace are used to support the cross bar that the piezo sensor would be placed on.

 

 


3-M double sided tape
Is used mostly to attach the piezo to the surface and the foam cone or block to the piezo.

 

 


socket cap screwSocket head cap screws
I used this type of screw for most of the rack connectors. You can also add knobs to these screws.

 


Socket Head Cap Screw Knob
These knobs can be pressed onto the Socket head cap screws.

 


copper tubing1/4 copper tubing
If you don’t have a drum head rim to attach the window screen mesh. You can use 1/4″ copper tubing.

 

 


T nut1/4-20 T-Nuts
These were used to build the drums and drum mounting brackets.

 


Threaded Insert 1/4-20
These were used to build the drums and drum mounting brackets

 


Radio Shack Model: 273-073 piezos
These piezo sensors worked well for me. You can also find many listings for piezo sensors on Ebay.

 


http://www.mcmaster.com/ Part # 30125T203
I used the turnbuckles to tighten down the mesh drum heads on my bucket drum kit.

 


Aluminum bar
Were use for building the drum mounts.

 

 


Super Screen 36 Inch x 100 Ft Black Tiny Mesh 20/17
SuperScreen link 1 SuperScreen link 2
SuperScreen link 3
Very strong mesh to be used for the mesh drum head.


rubber tubing3/8″ hose
Used for trim on the bottom of the drum shells, also the drum hoops.

 

 


aluminum angleAluminum Angle
Were use for building the drum mounts.

 

 


3m Super 77 Spray Adhesive
I used the spray adhesive to glue two pieces of foam together, so I could make some foam cones from the foam blocks.

 

 


1/4 Jack


1x4x4 Oak Board
Were use for building the drum mounts.

 


Product DetailsOak wood dowel
Used oak wood dowels to build drum rack.

 


terminal stripTerminal Strip

 

 

 


Oak veneer edging

 

 

 


Fiberglass window screen