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Meinl Make Your Own Cajon  

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One of the most popular Latin percussion instruments today is the Cajon and now with the new MEINL Cajon Kit you can build your own. The kit comes with all the parts and a list of the materials and to... Read More

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Overview

One of the most popular Latin percussion instruments today is the Cajon and now with the new MEINL Cajon Kit you can build your own. The kit comes with all the parts and a list of the materials and tools you need. The instructions will guide you through this fun project and at the end you will be able to customize the finish of the instrument by adding oil, a lacquer, wax, or paint it with an entirely unique design.?

Specifications
  • 1 x assembly instructions in 7 languages
    2 x side panels
    1 x base panel
    1 x top panel
    1 x rear panel
    1 x playing surface (with MEINL logo)
    2 x side battens
    1 x base & 1 x top batten
    1 x securing batten for the snare
    1 x snare
    4 x rubber feet
    15 x screws 3 x 20 mm (for playing surface)
    4 x screws 4 x 15 mm (for rubber feet)
    2 x screws 3 x 12 mm (for snare)?
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year replacement, parts, and labor warranty on all percussion products.


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MeinlMake Your Own Cajon
 
4.5

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5.0

Fun to build

By Chicolamb

from N. Ca.

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Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive
  • Sensitive
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment

    Comments about Meinl Make Your Own Cajon:

    Great deal and kinda fun to make. Watch youtube videos if you get confuse by the cheesy directions. Really is easy.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Loved his Christmas Gift

    By Pooh

    from St. Petersburg, FL

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Huge Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment
      • Small Venues
      • Soundtracks

      Comments about Meinl Make Your Own Cajon:

      Christmas gift for hubby. He enjoyed putting it together and stained it a light color. Has played it some, but wants to take it out to the drum circle soon!

      (12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Very easy build, sounds good

      By Walter

      from Magnolia, TX

      Comments about Meinl Make Your Own Cajon:

      I have bought 2 of these to build as gifts to friends for when we play acoustics. Instructions could be better, but easy enough to figure out what is meant. First kit was missing a screw on the snare (ironic being I read another reviewer on the web had the same problem). Ha, all the spare screws I had and none that small (trip to local hardware store). Things to watch out for. 1) Make sure you have plenty of clamps before starting. 2) Do not overuse glue or you will be cleaning up forever due to oozing. 3) Make sure you are square when clamping the top, bottom and sides, if not will cause angled adjustments to the front and back panels. Sound is decent and my friends were pleased.

      (14 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product that allows you to customize at the build level if you like.

      By RAY OCHS

      from Arnold Missouri

      Comments about Meinl Make Your Own Cajon:

      Although I typically take more time than most to build things because I'm a perfectionist, this really didn't take that long and was WELL worth it. Luckily I already had all the tools I needed to get the job done. A few notes though...the instructions are not completely clear on some things and actually give some wrong info. First, don't feel the grooves with glue, it will overflow bad and create a big mess to clean up. Oozing is not your friend. Second, the battens will need to be centered since they are not a snug fit. There will be gaps. This causes the hole pattern on the back of the instructions to be incorrect on some holes. Third, if you have a brad nailer, use it. Last, careful with the feet. The rubber is glued to the plastic piece and can come loose if not careful.

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