This is my second Mississippi Stomp Box.  Basically just a foot pedal with a striking pad over an inclosed microphone element within a resonate chamber.  Sounds like a bass drum when run through an amplifier.

This is my second Mississippi Stomp Box. Basically just a foot pedal with a striking pad over an inclosed microphone element within a resonate chamber. Sounds like a bass drum when run through an amplifier.

This is my cajon, my original design, the box is based on loudspeaker box design principles, so there are no parallel surfaces. To give a…

This is my cajon, my original design, the box is based on loudspeaker box design principles, so there are no parallel surfaces.

This is a video demonstrating a DIY foot-drum I made for myself. The heart of it is an old tambourine. A used mounting bracket from a ceiling vent fan makes the A-frame stand. It's attached to an old board. The pedal is some mdf flooring offcuts I nailed together. I used a bit of trim from the kitchen to make a fulcrum. There is small bit of block attached to the top of the a-frame that I drilled a hole through for the eye-bolt and wingnut that attaches the tambourine. The trick is to wed...

DIY Foot-drum

This is a video demonstrating a DIY foot-drum I made for myself. The heart of it is an old tambourine. A used mounting bracket from a ceiling vent fan makes the.

After a couple of years hauling around a 22" kick drum, and a heavy duty hi-hat with a tambourine and looper and PA, Guitar, etc, etc. It was getting to be a bit much . At the same time, Im not a drummer, so having real drums in front of me at a show brings a certain expectation. I thought it would be better to have something to accompany my guitar and vocals without the size, weight, and footprint of real drums.

Suitcase Kick Drum: One-Man-Band Rig!

After a couple of years hauling around a 22" kick drum, and a heavy duty hi-hat with a tambourine and looper and PA, Guitar, etc, etc. It was getting to be a bit much . At the same time, Im not a drummer, so having real drums in front of me at a show brings a certain expectation. I thought it would be better to have something to accompany my guitar and vocals without the size, weight, and footprint of real drums.

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