We are a specialized manufacturer of Japanese drum (Wadaiko), it is a traditional percussion instrument in oriental countries. Hira drum is lightweight and easy to carry out carrying, the drumheads are tacked onto the body, but the length of the body is considerably shorter in relation to the diameter of the heads, some more details show as followings:
1. Finish(production method): One Piece Body (kurinuki) and Engineered Body (Laminate lumber). One Piece Body is made from one log tree, is very heavy, and strong. Engineered Body pastes together and makes wood, and it is light and it is easy to treat it. Compared with One Piece Body, it is cheap. Production technology develops and sound quality is also becoming better in recent years.
2. Popular Wood Materials: Pine, ashtree and rosewood. Skin: Oxhide
3. Popular Sizes: 30-60cm, customized sizes are also available and welcome.
4. Use: Hira taiko is commonly used with Hiratsuri Stand (hanging stand) at Buddhist temples, and for folk music and entertainment, the musicians play it on Three-legged Stand.