bodhrans are handmade using solid wood frames and cured skins.
Bodhrans are available in a number of sizes and designs.
most popular sizes are 12, 14, 16 and 18 inch diameters, although
we can also produce, on request, 20 and 22 inch bodhrans.
drum frames have a finished thickness of 9-10 millimetres. The standard
frame depth is 95-100 millimetres although deeper frames of up to
150mm can be made in all sizes. Prices for this option are available
designs on the drums vary from simple wood finishes to hand-painted
Bodhran heads are all made from good quality goatskins. These are
put through a process to thicken and soften them so that when "played
in" the resulting sound is "strong and mellow".
our bodhrans can be fitted with a tuning system. This consists of
an adjustable wooden ring which is moved against the skin. Because
the skin tension can then be adjusted to suit, the bodhran is not
so susceptible to the vagaries of atmospheric conditions (humidity,
more details of our tuning system, click here.