Meinl Percussion

How we make it

Precision is a must

Bongos

A Lot of work and quality control goes into each meinl conga before it's ready to be packed

Congas

Meinl's new RAPC (RADIAL PLY CONSTRUCTION) features 5 layers that create super strong but lightweight bongo shells with enhanced resonance

RAPC Bongos

the parts are meassured an marked for drilling

Cajons

the interior is hollowed out

Djembes

some designs are engraved by mechanical burin

Darbukas / Doumbeks

preparing a special glue for the mother of pearl moasic

Artisan edition doumbeks

engraving beautiful ornaments on the bayan

Tablas

snare wires are hammered into grooves cut into the cajon body

artisan edition flamenco cajons

the parts are meassured an marked for drilling

Cajons

pre-tuning of a bendir with our internal tuning system

Frame drums

only highest grade hides are used for our artisan edition frame drums

artisan edition tars & mizhars

rollers from the body flanges, which are important for stability and a proper dry cascara sound

Timbales

putting the logo on a rebolo

Samba

the tambourines are assembled by hand

tambourines

we use a deep penetrating automatic feed welding process for a super strong stream

cowbells

putting a layer on resin on the head to enable special playing techniches

artisan edition tambourines

every meinl didgeridoo / rainstick is a hand-painted unique piece of art

didgeridoos / rainsticks