MN Taiko is comprised of local taiko artisans who hand construct quality taiko drums and accessories at an affordable price. All of our taiko, stands and accessories are quality, hand-made items offered at prices taiko lovers can afford. We are taiko players making taiko ownership affordable.
Our odaiko and chu are made to order from oak wine barrels. We biscuit joint the staves and add reinforcement rims to the body. Our shime and okedo are made from ash or oak staves. The bodies are stained and finished with polyurethane varnish. The heads are formed from drum grade natural rawhide. Tacks used are genuine taiko tacks from Japan. Shime and okedo rings are precision formed from stainless steel rod.
Our drums are used by taiko performers, schools and individuals.