The Tama Star 14″ x 6.5″ Bubinga Snare Drum features a 4.5mm 5-ply bubinga shell with an inner ply of Cordia and an additional outer ply of rosewood. This shell construction allows the shell to vibrate more freely providing additional resonance and creating a rich deep tone. The 9mm thick Sound Focus Ring (SFR) provides clear projection and sustain to create a distinct sound with substantial reinforcement. Fine detail for optimal quality. The Tama Star Bubinga Snare Drum is fitted with a die-cast hoop to deliver further warmth and durability. The 6.5 shell depth offers a fat tone that punching through any mix with plenty of low-end power. The outer ply of rosewood provides a stunning natural aesthetic – boasting its natural grain with a subtle glossy shine.