I usually agree on the brass hardware thing, especially on lighter colored drums but I have always liked the look of brass on a purpleheart drum or something darker like the walnut......but I didn't want all brass as usually full brass with brass...
Not quite finished. Sanding and clear coat to do yet, but here is the sound.
Bought this shell a while back and been plugging away on it as life gets in the way of......well almost everything which is par for the course.
Came out pretty well for my second build for my own use.
Many coats of Tung oil finish, Brass lugs...