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Pow Wow Drum

The very large Pow Wow drums are tons of fun to play with.  They make a big vibration that penetrates the body. Here’s a close up of one that is ready to dry.

 

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Making Native American Drums

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The process in a nutshell.

Finished Native American Shamanic Rattles

Finished rattles.

After a couple of days the funnest part of the project is putting in some seeds, black beans and popcorn, adding the handle, and decorating. Since the head is rawhide it can be affected by moisture so its a good idea to waterproof it with shellac, which also makes a good looking finish.