Schlagwerk CBA 2S large cajon kit

The Schlagwerk CBA 2S quick assembly cajon kit is a complete set of parts to build a large sized birch cajon. This is the second generation of Schlagwerk cajon kits.

Size when assembled: approx 30 x 30 x 50cm

Manufactures website

What’s included?

The following is in the pack when you buy the kit.

  • 2x birch plywood sides
  • 2x birch plywood top and bottom
  • birch plywood rear panel with pre-cut sound hole
  • birch plywood front playing surface (tapa) with branded Schlagwerk logo at bottom
  • 2 tubes of quick drying wood glue
  • 4 rubber feet
  • two 20 strand snare wires (both halves of a full snare)
  • wooden strip for support at the bottom of the tapa
  • tapered wooden strip for mounting the snares
  • screws for mounting the feet and snare
  • nails for attaching the wooden strips to the box
  • two tension straps
  • cardboard template for ensuring box is square
  • chipboard pressing board
  • two sheets of quality sandpaper
  • Written assembly instructions (in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian)

What else do you need?

  • philips screwdriver
  • hammer
  • ruler
  • wet cloth (preferably lint free, like an old t-shirt)
  • a finish of some kind (oil, wax, varnish etc) and something to apply it

The Cajon Cajon view

Our thoughts, coming soon…

Construction video

Buy from Thomann (about £35)


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