How to make an African drum


An African drum is a portable instrument. Often called a djembe drum, an African drum can provide background rhythm for other instruments, or can be used as the main instrument in making music. You can make your own African drum by attaching a flowerpot covered in an embroidery hoop and thick plastic to a carpet tube. Most of the supplies needed to make an African drum are available at a crafts store. You can find a carpet tube to make the drum at a flooring or carpet store. Use these tips to make an African drum.

Make an African Drum