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.
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.
Support the cause!
BLACK MINDS MATTER
We've teamed up with De Broize artist Triston Dubison of Balimaya Project to support 'Black Minds Matter UK'
20% of all T-Shirt sales will go towards the charity.
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."
"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.'"
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."