Djembe with polymer
by Blair Davis and Cynthia Tinapple
Blair made the oak drum from more than 100 precisely cut and glued pieces of wood.
I added the polymer (CFC brand) inlay. Firing this expanse of inlay was tricky. The
design was made in one 8 x 10 flat sheet which was cut into four 2 x10 strips. This
means that the pattern never repeats on the drum. The drum head was commercially
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