A great value snare drum with exceptional resonance. The Tama Woodworks 14 x 8 Snare Drum is designed to produce the most desirable tone at an affordable price. Constructed from 8-ply poplar the shell produces a tone that is similar to high-end woods such as mahogany. The poplar shell provides a rich deep punch with an extra high-end bite. The thinner 1.6mm triple-flanged hoops provide ample resonance and ensure reliable and consistent tuning each time you play. Finished with a simple black oak wrap finish the Tama Woodworks Snare Drum leaves you satisfied sonically and visually.