MAELO DRUMS offers a wide array of wood options, in order to cater to all the needs of our artists.
We work with domestic woods as well as exotic woods, within different formats.

Multi-ply shell drums

Fabricated with cylinders that consist of multiple plies of wood glued to each other, creating a sturdy structure. The thickness varies according to the sound and type of drum preferred. Some of the available options for this category are: Maple, Birch, Mahogany, Birdseye Maple, Curly Maple, Cherry, Oak and more.

Solid-ply shell drums

Fabricated with solid cylinders that consist of a single ply of steam bent wood. Most of these drums are built with reinforcement rings. Some of the available options for this category are: Maple, Walnut, Cherry, Birch, Mahogany, Hickory, Basswood, Beech, Bubinga, Purpleheart, Zebrawood, Birdseye Maple, Curly Maple, Quilted Maple, Curly Cherry, Rosewood, Cocobolo and more.

Custom MAELO DRUMS Bearing Edges

Bearing edges are cut to the utmost precision, using the exclusive MAELO DRUMS technique, which aims at enhancing each instrument's musicality.


Made of the highest quality steel, which not only adds to the sound, but improves the beauty of each drum.

All Snare drums have a Trick strainer made especially for MAELO DRUMS and Puresound Snare Wires.

All drums come with your choice of Evans Drumheads.