Drum Making Workshop – Carrauntoohil Eco Farm

Drum Making – A Shared Journey Testimonials – A Word From Experience! I was lucky enough to be able to host workshop run by Daithi at my place – Carrauntoohil Eco Farm. I can’t recommend Daithi enough, the whole process from beginning to end over the 2 days, was just magical, the care and attention […]

I Have to Say, Awesome From Start to Finish!

Just collected my new drum from Daithi Dubh, have to say awesome from start to Finish. We were warmly met by Michelle and Daithi in their lovely home, shown to the workshop where the magic takes place, Reindeer, or Buffalo skin, red deer, Elk, and mustang skins are available all having a unique sound and […]

A Drum That Will Last Me a Lifetime

The Journey Sarai Humble took to bring her Shamanic Tribal Drum from Heart to Hand. The welcome I received at Wild Irish Drums was warm, with firm handshakes, bright smiles, good humour and cups of tea. We sat around the kitchen table discussing the quality of each skin for the drum I was to make. […]

New Skin Brings Aged Tree Trunk Drum Back to Life

One of the buskers of Galway City needed his double sided drum brought back to life. The skin had warn and the tree itself needed some freshening up, so of course he brought it to Daithi to see what he could do with it.  Here is what he did. The wood itself needed several coats […]

Wooden Djembe Stand

A customer that has been playing the Djembe for many years was wary of standing to play it, suffering with back pain, and wanted to be able to sit.  He asked Daithi if he could make a stand for his Djembe that would allow him to play it sitting down. So that is is exactly […]

Hand Made Antler Bone Rune Set in Leather Pouch

Customers often want unique things made for them.  There is something Daithi always seems to say, “If it is from Wood, Bone, Leather, Hide, or Feathers, I can more then likely make it for you.” Here is the process in fulfilling such a request, a set of Runes made from Antler. Holding the Antler steady […]

Double Barrel Tree Tribal Drum

Much of the work that goes into making unique items gets missed when one views the finished product. That being said, I thought you might enjoy the journey it took to make this one of a kind drum. When Michelangelo looked at a piece of marble, he would study it to determine what was wanting […]