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9" x  22" Ashiko with Speed Bead Tuning and natural goatskin head

9" x 22" Ashiko with Speed Bead Tuning and natural goatskin head

SKU: SM-B-002-19


  • 13 Ply Baltic Birch Plywood
  • Natural Goatskin Head
  • Bead Tunable
  • Hand Turned on Lathe
  • 3/16” Sta-Set Rope (tensile strength of 1400 lbs.)
  • 3/4” Hand Rolled Steel Drum Rings
  • Rope Handle (for easy carrying)




    The small Ashiko has crisp, powerful high notes, while still maintaining strong base tones.

    This Ashiko boastes a dynamic sound quaility and is easily tuned using "Speed Bead Tuning". A system which allows the player to quickly change the tone and to adapt to changing enviroments. Simply, slide the beads down to put tension on the ropes, raising the tone of the instrument. Pull the beads up to allow the head to relax, lowering the tone, for a deaper more resolute tone.


    If you purchased directly from, contact us at 1-781-608-4109 or email

    A 20% restock fee will be deducted for any unauthorized returns or packages returned undelivered. 

    Customers are encouraged to insure returns for their protection. Items that are damaged during return will not be accepted for refund or exchange.

    Merchandise must be in new, unused and resalable condition.

    If the product is not returned in the same condition as it was received, you may be subject to a repair charge or a 20% restock fee.

    Customers are responsible for all shipping charges both ways.

    The return process must be initiated within 3 business days of receiving the product.

    Shipping and handling charges are non-refundable. 
    For items with discounted, or free, shipping the actual shipping cost will be deducted from the final refund.

    Shipping Damage:

    Claims for damaged merchandise must be reported within 3 days of receipt. We strongly advise that you check your order after receiving it to be sure that it is in proper working order.


    Standard shipping rates apply to continental US states only. Contact us for shipping outside the contential US.

    We typically ship via FedEx and most orders are shipped within 2-3 business days. Other shipping options are available upon request.

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