Current shell options as of July 2015:

Wood sizes are available in 10", 12", 13", 14" 15" and any depth.

  • Maple - 5, 6, 8, 10, and 15 ply
  • 20 ply, or 30 ply maple available in 13" and 14" only
  • Keller Magnum shells in 5, 7, and 9 ply (thicker plies)
  • Vertical Grain Walnut - 9 ply
  • Birch - 5 ply, 6 ply, 8 ply, or 10 ply
  • Vintage Mahogany - 6 ply mahogany/poplar/mahogany
  • Bamboo - 14" diameter only;  depth to 12"
  • All shells are available with or w/o 1" maple reinforcement rings

Custom options include:

  • Full Veneers - Cherry, Oak, Walnut, Koa, and many others.  
  • Sauer Veneer pattern inlays in 3/8" 5/16" or 1/2"
  • Any color stain imaginable
  • Hand rubbed finishes
  • Professional grade polyester high gloss

Other materials available: 

  • Acrylic (RCI)
  • Rolled Brass (our Heavy Hitter is one of our best sellers)
  • Chrome over Steel
  • Aluminum - coming Sept '15

Custom Options

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All of our custom snares are on a made to order basis.  We are an affordable alternative to the high priced "boutique" companies, while providing a high quality product.  We offer many choices of material for your snare, and many bearing edge options are available including standard and offset 45°, roundovers, and many more.   We require a 50% non-refundable deposit to start any build.  Please contact us for any additional information and pricing



All of our snares feature high quality hardware, available in chrome, black chrome, and brass. Powder coating is now available at an additional cost.  Hoops are available in 2.3mm or 3mm triple flange, , "stick chopper" chrome-over-brass double flange hoops, single flange "vintage" hoops with collar hooks, or die cast.  Current throw off options include industry standards from Dunnett, DW, Trick, and RCK, and more depending on the style and function desired.  Please contact us with any questions, we would love to hear about your dream snare and how we can make it a reality.