This superbly crafted instrument is created from a single piece of hand-selected, premium-grade walnut. Combines classic shell design with Craviotto's proprietary bending, curing, and finishing processes.
Craviotto’s Walnut Solid-Shells are World renowned for their warmth, low-end fundamental, and fullness. Walnut also offers an incredible tuning range, and low-end attack but still produces a softer, breathier, and lower fundamental tone compared to Maple. Since their inception in 1990, Craviotto drums have been considered some of the most sought after instruments in the world. It is John Craviotto's master craftsmanship, and commitment to quality that has set his work apart from all of the rest. Once you hit one of these incredible drums, you'll see why it's no wonder so many players go to Craviotto to find their sound.
The Custom Shop Snare Drums are the flagship drums of the Craviotto Drum Company, and consist of high performance, highly collectible Solid Shell snare drums. Available in Ash, Maple, Cherry, Poplar, Walnut or Mahogany (or any Stacked Solid combination thereof), with an optional Maple, Cherry or Walnut inlay, each Custom Shop Snare Drum features a hand-selected, handcrafted shell and gleaming chrome-plated hardware along with premium-quality components including Craviotto’s chrome over brass machined “Diamond” tube lugs, Remo Ambassador drumheads and Craviotto Deluxe Snare Wires. All drums come with a heavy-duty, padded Craviotto drum bag, and chrome Trick GS007 strainer. Options include a choice of heavy-gauge (2.3mm) triple-flanged Vintage style straight or diecast counterhoops and natural satin oil or high-gloss lacquer finish.