Old School Tools: How To Tuck Calfskin Heads

Step 7. Use the tucking tool to push the drumhead underneath the hoop.

Fig.8

Step 8. Repeat Step 7 by folding the drumhead over the hoop and tucking the head. Complete four quarters, then fold and tuck halfway between each quarter point, continuing to tuck opposite sides of the head to keep it centered. Fig. 10 shows how the head should look after it has been tucked at eight points.

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