How long does it take to make a great bodhrán drum?

How long is a piece of string?! The truth is, it could be any length but if we break down the different processes and put a time on them we can come to some reasonable answer to that question.   The cureing of the goatskin; It takes 6 to 7 days to lime the skin in a bucket and then it will need to be pickeled in brine for two...

How to treat your Bodhrán skin

Goatskin is very similar to human skin and as such should be treated with plenty of TLC.  On our hands and faces we use moisturisers to moisten and soften our skin. This is to treat cracked skin or to prevent skin from becoming dehidrated.  So it is with the bodhran drumhead, which is usually goatskin.  It needs moistureiser to prevent the skin from drying out or becoming too hard. The moisture will help the...
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