Cajon Drum Shop

Cajon Drums - Handmade In The UK

Superb Sound Quality - Great Fun To Play - Robust and Affordable

Cajon Drums

Cajon Drums
Handmade in the UK.

Great for Open mic nights, gigs, busking, recording etc.
A fraction of the cost of the high street.
Fantastic sound.
Robust build quality.

The Cajon Drum.

A cajon drum is a fantastically versatile instrument. Easy to play, easy to transport and great sound.

Our Cajons Have An Excellent Deep Bass And Crisp Tight Share.

Handbuilt from high quality 12mm Birch ply with a super strong and specially treated playing surface, these cajons are responsive, robust and easy to play.

The low price is possible because we sell directly to you - no retailer or middle men in the chain. Made in our workshop and delivered directly to you.

If we were to sell through retail outlets our basic cajon would cost £120.00 plus. But because you buy directly from the makers you get a top quality instrument for a fraction of the cost.

So whichever cajon you choose from our range you are assured that the sound and build quality will rival and beat cajons costing twice the price.

Our Handmade Cajons

The Snare Cajon

The Snare Cajon

A great cajon with a wide range of sounds.

The double 20 strand snares give this cajon a fantastic sizzle at the top end.

The dense 12mm ply gives the cajon a deep and rounded bass tone and the 4mm acrylic front gives a lively, crisp sizzle.

Perfectly suited to many different styles of music and playing, the snare cajon gives you great flexibility at a very low price.

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Adjustable Cajon

Adjustable Cajon

The snare can be adjusted or turned off entirely.

This gives the drum great flexibility. It can be used as a large bongo/conga and then easily switched into a Snare Cajon with a tight snare and rounded bass.

The snare can also be adjusted to achieve a more trashy snare sound. A very versatile cajon, made to be played.

Robustly built with simple adjusting mechanism.

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Professional Cajon

Professional Cajon

Crisp and clean snare with deep warm bass.

Our Professional Cajon gives you traditional cajon sound. The top corners of the cajon can be slackened off to achieve a slap/crack sound at the corners of the cajon giving another dimension to your playing.

We have drawn upon our many years of experience in designing and building cajons to create a cajon which is robust, a pleasure to play and great sounding, and all at a fraction of the cost of its rivals

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The Urban Beat Box

Urban beat Box

This totally unique and professional-level cajon features an internal tone chamber for the snare and a completely separate tonal chamber for the bass.

This gives the snare a fantastic crisp sound and isolates the bass sound from the snare so that the instrument produces a clear and rounded bass tone with no snare leakage.

Both the snare and bass sections have their own sound holes to further enhance and isolate the distinctly different sounds.

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The Strung Cajon

Flamenco Cajon

Fully Adjustable Snare and Front Plate:

The Traditional Flamenco Cajon has two sets of wires which give a crisp snare sound and are fully adjustable so that you can easily adjust the sound to your liking.

The Front Plate is screwed to the cajon and allows you make fine adjustments to the top of the playing surface to achieve a tight crack sound.

The snare wires can be easily adjusted with a coin or screwdriver, no special tools are alen keys required.

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Rumba Box

Rumba Box

Authentic Mento Sound

This is a traditional mento (early Jamaican/Caribbean) instrument which substituted for the double bass. It has 6 keys which can be independently tuned. (We have it tuned to the key of G but you can tune it however you like with a pair of pliers.It sound fantastic.

The Rumba Box has a beautiful round and deep bass tone with a slight chime from the keys themselves. Great for Reggae, Ska, Rock Steady, Mento and many other styles of music.

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Rumba Box MkII

Rumba Box MKII

This is our latest Rumba Box. We have chosen a thin 4mm birch ply for the soundboard and the back of the rumba box, this gives superb resonance and a beautiful deep and rounded tone.

The Bridge is in solid American White Ash and the keys are cut from genuine stainless steel packing straps.

The 8 keys can be tuned to any key, scale or mode with a pair of pliers.

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My name is Freddy Nelson and me and my mate Chris have built many cajons. We love it. We will make you a quality cajon, sand it, oil it and finish it, test it, pack it up and post it directly to you.

All of our cajons are handmade by us in our workshop to very high standards.

We use only the best hand picked quality laminated wood and we construct cajon drums that are robust and produce a wide range of dynamic sounds.

If you are going to be playing your cajon for extended periods of time you want it to be easy to play. The super thin and flexible Birch wood ply playing surface of our cajons makes them very responsive to the tightest tap and also strong enough to take a good beating (when the moment takes you).

Take a look at the different models we make and take a listen to the sound clips and songs recorded with our cajons.

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