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All Drum Workshop product specifications, availability, and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Images appearing herein are examples and may only approximate the appearance or sound of an actual product.

Due to the nature of wood as a unique and organic material, imperfections or variations in wood grain or color will vary.

Exotic veneers are subject to availability.  Finishes on this website and/or in catalogs may not be available at the time you place your order.   You may call our Customer Service department at 1-800-45-DRUMS to confirm availability.

Products identified with the following symbol ▼
PROPOSITION 65 WARNING: This product contains chemicals, including DEHP, known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.
ADVERTENCIA PROPUESTA 65: Este producto contiene elementos quí micos, incluyendo DEHP, conocidos en el estado de California como causantes de cancer, defectos congénitos y otros tripos de daños reproductivos.

Trademark & Copyright Information

All material on this Web Site, including text, photographs, graphics, code and/or software, are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. Unauthorized use is not permitted. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, in any manner, the material on this Web Site.

The DW Lug is registered in the U.S. (No. 2,150,216) and being protected around the world.

Registered Trademarks:

DW Turret-Style Drum Lug Design Reg. No. 2,150,216
DW 5000®
True Hoop®
DW Turret-Style Drum Lug Design

The Drummer's Choice®
Timbre Match®
Timbre Tune®
Timber Match®
Timber Tune®
Chain Drive®
Collector's Series®
DW Jazz Drums®
Drum Day®



Red pedal base plates are a trademark of Drum Workshop, Inc.

Foreign trademarks pending

DW Drums Protected by one or more of the following patents:

US Patents

  • Edge (drum construction)- 5,377,576
  • STM- 5,520,083
  • Note in Shell (Drum tuning Method & Apparatus)- 5,770,810
  • Coated Clear head w/annular coating)- 5,920,021
  • Head with Center Coating- 6,518,490
  • Fine Tune Floor Tom Leg- 6,060,652
  • Bearing Edge- 6,525,250
  • Delta Ball-Bearing throw-off covered by- 6,573,442- 5,616,875 and 6,891,098
  • Heel-Less Pedal- 7,396,986

U.S. Patented Processes:

  • Drum Processing Apparatus- 5,884,379
  • Drum Sanding Apparatus- 5,735,733

Foreign Patents

  • Note in Shell (Drum tuning Method & Apparatus)-German Pat. # 198 82 994
  • Note in Shell (Drum tuning Method & Apparatus)- UK Pat. # 2352318

DW Pedals

DW Pedals Protected by one or more of the following U.S. Patents. Foreign Patents pending.

  • 5,204,485
  • 5,361,670
  • 5,421,235
  • 5,396,826
  • 5,431,081
  • 5,578,777
  • 5,627,332
  • 6,359,205
  • 6,590,147
  • 6,894,210
  • 10,867,589
  • 10,943,571

  • MDD and MCD Pedals
  • 9,589,546
  • 9,472,174
  • 9,928,815

DW Hardware

DW Hardware protected by one or more of the following U.S. Patents. Foreign Patents pending

  • 4,889,028
  • 5,105,706
  • 5,936,176
  • 408,436
  • 5,520,292
  • 423,036
  • 6,307,136
  • 6,278,046
  • 6,550,860
  • 6,570,075
  • 6,822,150
  • 7,087,826
  • 7,126,050
  • 7,395,994
  • 7,351,902

DW Pedals and Hardware Foreign Patents

DW Pedals and Hardware protected by one or more of the following Foreign Patents. Other patents pending.

  • German Patent No. 19503139.3
  • UK Patent No. 2,286,281
  • Japanese Patent No. 3,737,964
  • German Patent No. 19720375
  • UK Patent No. GB2534502
  • Chinese Pat. No. 105,845,109

Privacy Policy

Drum Workshop, Inc. has created this policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to our web site users' privacy, and discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for all Drum Workshop, Inc. web sites. We are firm believers in keeping your information your own. We will not sell or trade your personal information to any other company.


Our site uses cookies to keep track of your shopping cart in the DW DrumWear area. If you prefer to leave your cookies turned off, you will not be remembered by our shopping cart and you will need to re-identify yourself each time you shop. We reserve the right to use cookies for other purposes as well.

User Contact Information

We use registration forms, order forms, and online surveys that require users to provide us their contact information such as name, address, email, etc. We do not share or sell this data outside DW.

Public Forums

This site does not engage in public forums such as chat rooms, message boards or newsgroups.


Drum Workshop, Inc. has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.


This site contains links only to sites actively controlled by Drum Workshop, Inc. or sites which Drum Workshop, Inc. uses for services this site offers. It is our policy not to provide links to any other sites.

Future Changes

Drum Workshop, Inc. reserves the right to amend or change all or part of this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you may contact:

Drum Workshop, Inc.
Attn: Webmaster
3450 Lunar Ct.
Oxnard, CA 93030

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