"Around the world, most practitioners of shamanism use a drum in order to connect with the spirit world. There are many books written on the symbolic and ritual importance of the shamanic drum as a spiritual tool, but little information has been available on how to construct them. Until now. This book, written by an experienced shamanic practitioner and drum maker, serves as a guide for those wishing to construct their own drum, offering fascinating insights and practical advice. Based on years of experience, this is the book that the author would have liked to have when he started out! Illustrated with multiple step by step photos, the book provides support and guidance on how to make a truly powerful shamanic drum. If you are simply curious about the process, have got a deerskin or are looking to source one for a drum, this book will take you on a journey through the entire sacred process."