THE SECRET OF
THE BRITISH DRUM CO. SOUND
Cold-press moulding is the key to the British Drum Co. signature sound. As the name suggests, it is a procedure that eliminates the use of heat in the shell building process.
Worth the wait
Drawing on our rich experience in woodworking and drum shell manufacture, we believe it is the best way to handcraft our drums. Cold-press moulding maintains the optimum sonic qualities of the wood which would otherwise be compromised by the addition of a heated process. It does mean our drums take a little longer than most to create, but we believe this gentle, crafted approach is rewarded by a far superior tone. The resulting sound is well worth the wait.
The Perfect Fit
Every drum is hand built by skilled craftsmen. The shells are precision-cut to achieve the desired thickness. When our craftsmen hear the ‘click’ of each ply accurately fitting into place, we know we have achieved the perfect fit. Cold-press moulding is the heart of the British Drum Co. signature sound.
British Drum Co. drums are regarded as the finest shells by Rhythm Magazine.
“The shells are flawless resulting in a versatile professional sound.”