Afro-Cuban cajons

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Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby smackdaddy » Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:53 pm

Here are some of the cajons I have built. Used birch plywood and also some are pine, 1/2" with 6 ply 1/8" heads like fat congas. On the large super tumbas (24" tall, 15x15"), I use 1/4"....
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Re: Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby ABAKUA » Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:21 am

Nice man! They look great!

Heres the one I made...
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Re: Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby burke » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:36 pm

That is big!

Must have one heck of a base note.

Nice work.
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Re: Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby smackdaddy » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:26 pm

i think i might have to experiment with a supertumba cajon that is bigger than 15"x15" at the top. My biggest is 15"x15" but i'll bet the bigger one has a nicer bass tone. Here is how my big tumba cajons sound:



https://youtu.be/k9hMlL2_ACw
https://youtu.be/10wqmq94w5Q

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Re: Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby burke » Sat Jan 02, 2016 2:35 am

Love that! Nice work.
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Re: Afro-Cuban cajons

Postby windhorse » Sat Jan 02, 2016 6:21 pm

burke wrote:Love that! Nice work.


Yeah, I really liked your playing on the vid as well!
Nicely done!
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