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Ludwig offers exotic wood finishes on snare drums

Launched at winter Namm show 2005, Ludwig will also show the latest addition of nine exotic wood veneers on its Classic Maple snare drums at Musikmesse Frankfurt, 2005, Hall 3.0-B18. Continuing the Birdseye Maple and Waterfall Bubinga finishes, Ludwig Classic Maple snare drums are also available in the exotic veneers Black Cherry, Black Walnut, South American Mahogany, Macassar Ebony, Makore (African Cherry), Pearwood, Sapale Pomele, East Indian Rosewood, and Santos Rosewood.
"This is probably the most affordable, extensive line of exotic wood snare drums available from any manufacturer," said Jim Catalano, director of marketing for Ludwig/Musser. "All are crafted in our Ludwig facility in Monroe, North Carolina and reflect a high level of craftsmanship worthy of any player or collector."
left to right: Macassar Ebony, Pearwood, Sapale Pomele  and (center) Santos Rosewood Ludwig snare drum finishes
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