Cajon Drum Shop

What Is A Cajon

A Cajon is a simple box drum which you sit on to play.

There are two distinct sound. The bass tone which is towards the middle of the playing surface and the snare which is usually achieved by striking the cajon towards the to.

Some cajons also have adjustable snares and adjustable playing surface to achieve a wide range of sounds.

A cajon does not replace a full drum kit but for jamming in the house with friends, open mic nights, busking, it adds another dimension to the song.

Cajon drums are also very simple to play. From a simple beat to more complex percussive accompaniment the cajon is a very flexible drum.

Easy to transport, robust and great sound.

Cajons have been with us for a long time. Early examples of the cajon originated in Peru and they are wildly used in Flemenco and Latino rhythms. Since then they have become very popular in many styles of music. Bands like


Our Handmade Cajons.

A great cajon with a wide range of sounds.

  • The double 20 strand snares give this cajon a fantastic sizzle at the top end.
  • And the dense 12mm ply gives the cajon a deep and rounded bass tone.
  • Perfectly suited to many different styles o...

A Very Versatile Instrument

  • The double 20 strand snares are fully adjustable which gives you great flexibility.
  • With the snares fully on the cajon has a bright lively snare sound.
  • And with the snares fully off the cajon becomes a grea...

A Cajon Drum which sounds fantastic and is equally suited to keeping the beat or taking the lead.

The craftsman built cajon has 3 distinctive sounds:

  • The Bass. The 12mm Birch wood Ply and low slung sound hole give th...

Two Tonal Chambers:

  • This totally unique and professional-level cajon features an internal tone chamber for the snare and a completely separate tonal chamber for the bass.
  • This gives the snare a fantastic crisp sound and isolates the bass soun...

Fully Adjustable Snare and Front Plate:

  • The Traditional Flamenco Cajon has two sets of wires which give a crisp snare sound and are fully adjustable so that you can easily adjust the sound to your liking.
  • The Front Plate is screwed to the caj...

Authentic Mento Sound

  • This is a traditional mento (early Jamaican/Caribbean) instrument which substituted for the double bass.
  • It has 6 keys which can be independently tuned. (We have it tuned to the key of G but you can tune it however you l...

Traditional Rumba Box

The Rumba Box is an old bass instrument which was used widely in Mento and Calypso music. It was used as a substitute for the double bass. It is also in the tradition of home made Jug Band instruments.

  • This is our...