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De Broize Custom Drums proudly build heirloom quality heritage instruments.

With a focus on creating hand crafted stave drums from reclaimed and recycled materials. Each drum has a unique history, true identity and rare character.

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“The snares are great and straight to the point with loads of tone.”

 

MATTY BROWN

Stormzy 

“I thought they were great. A good reliable sound and great craftsmanship.”

 

DEXTER HERCULES

The Voice 

“Unbelievable sounding snares, quick attack with the best soulful sound.”

 

JERMAINE WHYTE

Emeli Sande 

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Meet your Maker

Samuel de Broize-Ward founded the company in early 2016 following the passing of his late grandfather, Ken de Broize (1936-2016): an inspiring character and wood working enthusiast. In memory of his passing, Samuel decided to build his first truly custom stave snare drum; using his grandfathers tools and parts from his family home...​

 

THE DRUMMERS INITIATIVE

Help our reforestation efforts in Australia following the disastrous wildfires. Every pound raised will go towards planting one tree.

Our goal is to plant 100 trees.

 

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10% of all Merch sales will go towards frontline staff supporting charities. I will be matching this to raise it to 20%. Additional donations can be made.

 

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"A brand new company with a whole lot of history - from unwanted furniture to top-notch instruments. For such a young company, the overall quality of the De Broize product is of an exceptionally high standard."

 

RHYTHM MAGAZINE

ISSUE 284 

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DRUMMERS REVIEW

Adam ' Nolly' Getgood

"Articulation is also second to none with these drums, they feel and sound great at all dynamic levels. Everything from the softest ghost notes, to full on rimshots felt very easy and responsive."

DRUMMIES GEAR AWARDS

Drum! Mag Annual Gear Awards

STARLING BANK

#AFlyingStart Competition

"The Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA) selected Sam as the winner based on his passion, vision and eagerness to grow his business. 'He’s a highly motivated entrepreneur, whose entrepreneurial spirit shines through.'"

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Geoff Nicholls #295

"All three drums are dynamically sensitive. Each has a wide tuning space, so all three drums will cope with a diverse range of musical style."

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Nick Grizzle #267

"The polished, weathered look of reclaimed wood is immediately striking, and as a custom shop, De Broize works with drummers to make drums out of wood that has as much sentimental value as it does sonic value."

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Tom Bradley #284

"The shell is rock solid and feels like it will stand the test of time as much as a snare drum as it did a cabinet."

 
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