Djembe Drum Repairs

Djembe repair prices:

 

For inquiries about repairs for drums other than djembes or balafons, please contact us at:

 

DrumConnection 

Phone: 781-316-8068

Email: info@@drumconnection.com

 

If this is the first time we will be seeing your djembe, you have some choices:

 

If the skin is broken and all you want is a highest quality new goatskin mounted and tuned to your liking, the cost is $150.- If possible. However, if a ring is broken or won’t hold together during tightening we go to our menu of choices.

 

• Heading a djembe with a highest quality goat skin using your rings, rope, and ring fabric $150

• New Rope Verticals $28

• New Ring Rope and Loops made and installed $20 per ring. (bottom ring is often not necessary to redo so if is usually one ring to be wrapped and corded.

• New Set of Top Rings fitted to your drum specifically $30 (2)

• Shaping bearing edge (the wood of the drum under the skin) $15

• Oiling the wood and fixing minor cracks $20

 

Average cost of reheading a drum to our high standards is $140 to $215 depending on what condition your drum is in and what condition you want it to be when it is completed. This does not include shipping.

 

When replacing rope, we generally use black. Other colors by request.

 

When shipping, please enclose a letter with your contact information as well as any specifics that you have on the repair. It is best if you do not include any extra items such as a case or strap with the drum. Upon receiving it we will give you a call to check in.

 

Drums for repair should be sent to:

 

DrumConnection

177 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, MA 02474

 

A shipping fee will be added to send the drum back to you. The actual cost of shipping the drum. If you walk into the store, there is obviously no shipping fee.

We also repair balafon to perfection. We can accomplish better than new results in fixing your balafon. Since this is a complex instrument, we would discuss the costs and any shipment to us by phone or email or text if you prefer. Please contact DrumConnection to repair your balafon!