Music is something that brings everyone together. If you’re looking for an instrument that’s unique, or if you’re fascinated with Middle East, South Asia or North Africa culture, and want one of their traditional instruments, experiment with the Tar or Bendir drum. Contact the Bridget Drum Company; we’re the custom Tar and Bendir drum manufacturer for you.
Tar and Bendir drums are traditional drums with cylinder frames with an animal skin commonly used for the drum playing surface that can be traced back thousands of years. This drum has a fascinating history all its own, and many people love the distinctive sound it creates. With goat skin on one side and the other side open, you can create unique sounds as you strike the goatskin.
The Bridget Drum Company offers custom built High Quality Professional Tar and Bendir drum crafting, because we want to create the drum that’s perfect for you. Every inch of our custom drums is meticulously handcrafted with the finest materials to fit specifications. We use multilayered hardwood for the shell and natural goatskin for the head.
Our Tar and Bendir drums come in a range of 14", 16", 18" and 20" diameter and 4" deep (unless a different depth is requested) and an option with or without a thumb hole. Take a look at our home page to see more of our fine drums.
We pride ourselves on creating masterwork-quality bodhran drums, and you’ll be able to hear the quality when you play yours.
The Bridget Drum Company was founded in 1996 by Russell Duke because of his passion for drums. We have decades of experience perfecting our craft and creating the best drums possible. Call us today at (705) 571-1336 to talk with us and order your drum.