The Melina wood is also known as the golden hardwood. 

Easy to carve, this wood offers a balanced tonal quality and great portability.

Amongst the wide range of hardwoods, the Melina Family takes place in the softer end of the hardwoods.


This timber is also used to carve the big bass drums Dununba, Sangban and Kenkeni. 



Origin: Guinea
Wood: Lenke
Diameter: 26 cm
Height: 55 cm
Weight: 5.5 kgs
Skin: Thin Australian Goat


About the drum:

This drum is unique for its blond look also called the golden hardwood.


About the sound:

This drum has a bright pitch.

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11" Handmade African Djembe Drum