Chicago Drum Photo Gallery The Great American Tradition

Here are some photos of the products and people at Chicago Drum. We make some beautiful kits that you have to see to believe. Click on the photos to enlarge them.

Ken Harck ad

Ken Harck Pretty Things Ad

Our new endorser, Ken Harck, and his Pretty Things drum kit.

Marine pearl kit ad

Marine Pearl Drum Kit Ad

Classic style and finish - The Marine Pearl Drum Kit.

Mardi Gras drum kit

Mardi Gras Drum Kit Ad

One of our new finishes- the Mardi Gras drum kit.

Pretty Things Snare

Ken Harck's Pretty Things Snare Drum

Check out the Great looking snare drum we made for Ken Harck - Pretty Things!.

Mahogany Poplar Snare

Mahogany/Poplar Fractal Snare

Our newest snare, a 5-1/2" x 14" Mahogany/Poplar (Chicago Heritage) Fractal with Tung Oil.

Mardi Gras Drum Kit

Check out the cool new Mardi Gras version of our Chicago Classic drum kit.

Perfect Storm Drum Kit

Perfect Storm Drum Kit

Six piece mahogany/poplar with solid maple reinforcement rings.

Marine Pearl Drum Kit

Blue White Marine Pearl Drum Kit

We are building the classics again just like we did before.

Pile of snare drums

A Pile of Snare Drums

We Build A Wide Variety of Snare Drum in lots of finishes.

5-Ply Mahogany/Poplar Snare Drum

5-Ply Mahogany/Poplar Snare Drum

A beautiful all-wood drum that looks like a piece of furniture.

6.5-inch Snare Drum Bermuda Sand Sparkle

6-1/2-Inch Snare Drum

Chicago Classic Snare in Modern Bermuda Sand Sparkle Finish.

Chicago Classic 5-piece Kit

A gray glass glitter version of our 5-piece Chicago Classic drum kit.

Black Oyster Maple & Poplar 5.5

5-1/2-Inch Snare Drum

Black Oyster Finish, Maple and Poplar, 5.5" x 14" Snare Drum.

Custom 6-1/2-Inch Snare Drum x 14

Custom 6-1/2-Inch Snare Drum

Custom 6.5" x 14" using a customer supplied NOS solid Maple Slingerland® shell that was supplied raw, requiring us to turn it down to size and then finish it.


6-1/2" x 14" Mahogany/Poplar

6-1/2" x 14" Mahogany/Poplar with high gloss finish.


5" x 14" Maple/Poplar in Black Sparkle

5" x 14" Maple/Poplar in Black Sparkle finish.

copper strata drum kit from Chicago Drum

Chicago Heritage 5-piece Kit

Chicago Heritage kit in copper strata finish.

Special 4-piece Mahogany Kit

A fantastic looking and sounding kit.

Retro Drum Throne

Cool classic Slingerland®-style drum throne with a twist.

Slingerland® Drum Tags

Original Black/Silver Slingerland®
drum tags from Niles '70s era.

10-Lug Silver Sparkle Snare

8-inch Chicago Classic Snare Drum.

5-inch Maple Snare Drum

Maple 5-Inch Snare Drum

Chicago Classic Maple Snare in Natural Finish.

Chicago Classic 5-piece Kit

A silver glitter version of our 5-piece Chicago Classic drum kit.

Piccolo Snare Drum

Piccolo Snare Drum

Our 4-Inch White Pearl Piccolo Snare Drum.

Blue White Marine Pearl Drum Kit

Blue White Marine Pearl Kit

A 4-piece kit with a classic vibe.

Black Fleck Snare Drum

Custom Finish Black Fleck Snare Drum.

Autumn Burst Snare Drum

Autumn Burst Snare Drum.

Custom 6-1/2" x 14" Mahogany/Poplar Snare Drum

Custom 6-1/2" x 14" Mahogany/Poplar wrapped in White Gloss and outfitted with brass hardware.