This Instructable will show you how to turn a floor tom into a kick drum utilizing existing hardware and cheap materials.
Be sure to look at all the pictures
I will also explain how I stripped and refinished my drum and how to port your front head with a normal household can.
I apologize for not including step by step pictures. I didn't think to take pictures during the process.
This entire project came together very well for me.
So lets get started with the materials.
Step 1: Materials and tools
Materials for stripping and refinishing:
Foam brushes - a few large and small
disposable bowl or cup for the mod podge
magazines or books
Materials for the floor tom conversion:
See picture for sizes
1 pack of washers
1 pack of screws
1 pack of bolts with nuts.
Memory foam pillow from the Goodwill.
3 pieces of builders hardware including a T shaped piece and 2 L shaped pieces.
See the picture.
One piece of mahogany flooring sample.
Foam can cozy