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A Few Customer Submitted Pics

We love getting customer submissions of pictures on the road, in the studio, at their house or any where in between. We love feedback. We strive ourselves in the knowledge we have for specific sounds and drummer’s needs, and hope that our expertise exceeds our customer’s expectations. So let us know! We keep that communication line open with all customers, so send in your pics and testimonials and let us know wasup!

Diamond Head kit on the road on their 2013 Summer tour

Diamond Head kit on the road on their 2013 Summer tour

 

Drew Cueva's kit at Mill Valley, CA gig

Drew Cueva’s kit at Mill Valley, CA gig

 

Ben Johnson's Kit closeup shot

Ben Johnson’s Kit closeup shot

 

Ben Johnson's Kit w/ some tasty cymbals!

Ben Johnson’s Kit w/ some tasty cymbals!

 

AJ Curtis' newest addition.  Curly Olive Ash 6x14"

AJ Curtis’ newest addition. Curly Olive Ash 6×14″

 

In the Blue Room Studio... A little secret hush hush snare drum.  6x14" Solid Slate

In the Blue Room Studio… A little secret hush hush snare drum. 6×14″ Solid Slate

 

John Messier Live on St. Patty's day with Pop Fiction

John Messier Live on St. Patty’s day with Pop Fiction

Win This Snare Drum!

A very heartfelt build for the LOVE YOUR DRUMS FUNDRAISER, a tribute for our friend and fellow drum builder Dennis Stauffer. Dennis was the sole owner and builder at Phattie Drums and Stauffer Percussion who’s recent passing in early January 2012 hit hard with the drum community. Dennis was well known to be a honest and passionate person whose craftmanship and innovation helped lead the forefront in custom drums. Personally for CT Drums, Dennis had contributed many industry trade secrets, sold us custom designed jigs, and we traded backordered parts and items in desperate times of need.

This snare drum is one of the amazing 40+ snares and 3+ drum kits (nearly $30,000 total value) that you can win from the fundraiser. All proceeds of the raffle conducted by the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund will be held on May 20, 2012 at the Chicago Drum Show. Raffle tickets can be purchased for only $10ea and you don’t have to present to win. Purchase tickets here.

The specs on this drum we donated are a 6×14″ Standard Series 8ply Maple shell with an exotic veneer of wavy zebrawood which is uniquely different from typical straight grained zebrawood. Added matching maple hoops with inner ply of matching zebrawood and outside inlayed stripe in between exotic wenge wood. No stains or dyes, all mother nature here. Finished with our natural satin oil that highlights the natural beauty and character of the wood. All black nickel parts include full length tube lugs, rounded butterfly claws and a Nickelworks throwoff.

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Another custom blended color stain kit…

All of our wood color stains are mixed in house. This gives us ultimate control in exactly which shade of color you would like and to make sure there is nothing “stock” about your drumkit. This color was actually a mix of 3 different stains to achieve our newest color – “Golden Brown”, a rich deep brown with a hint of amber glow. All black nickel hardware pulls the whole kit together. This kit was made for DREW CUEVA¬†of STATIC THOUGHT and was literally finished the night before their US/Canadian tour. Sizes are 18×22″ kick, 9×12″ tom, 16×16″ floor tom, 6×14″ snare. A maple Players Series kit with a 10ply snare installed with 6ply reinforcement rings for extra cut and full tone.
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6×14″ Natural Satin Oil Birdseye Maple

A killer looking and sounding snare drum. We used our Players Series 10ply maple shell, added a beautifully figured exotic birdseye veneer, added 6ply maple reinforcement rings and finished in a silky smooth natural satin oil. The 6×14″ shell is a versatile size and the added reinforcement rings creates a cutting sound that is ultra sensitive and plenty of high end and low end. We have done a few of these types of the shells as customers and their friends specifically request this combo. Full length chrome over solid brass tube lugs, 2.3mm triple flanged hoops, and a RCK throwoff top of this snare build.



A 1″ Thick Maple Stave Snare