Cajon - front

A cajon, a box drum, often with snare – you’ve almost certainly seen someone busking with one, is not overly expensive, but even cheaper to make yourself. I followed these instructions (the specifications in any case), and was able to get the majority of the pieces from the off-cuts bin at my local hardware store.

And here’s a little scratch-track demo I’ve tried it out on:
 Jesus you reign – unplugged demo by therealfindo
This will be perfect for small-group!

DIY Cajon


I dress up, play make believe and warble for money. I also like to drink good coffee and think about things like culture, philosophy, faith. As a music steward, I lead congregational sung worship at a monthly international service at the FeG Karlsruhe. The worship songs I write can be found at See my professional biography and performance schedule at

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