The Roosebeck Sheesham Cajon is a box shaped drum constructed of sheesham on the top, bottom, sides and back. The front is thin Baltic Birch Plywood which acts as the striking surface. The 40 thin metal snares are about 6 inches long and are attached to 2 anchors on a tuning rod. The adjusting knob can make the snares touch the front or be free to sway. The soundhole on the back is a 5 inch circle.
The playing surface is not restricted to the 19.25" X 12.25" front. This instrument is designed to be played on multiple sides and with hands, fingers, mallets and or beaters or tippers. There are 4 rubber feet on the bottom for stability.
Approximate Overall Dimensions:
Length: 11.875 inches
Height: 19.25 inches
Width: 12.25 inches
Actual instrument weight is approximately 11.0 lbs.