|Drum Sticks, Brushes, Mallets and Specialized Drum Sticks.
Drum Sticks or drumsticks are (usually) a pair of sticks used to strike a drum or other percussion instrument to produce sound. Some specialized drum sticks are called: Beaters, Brushes and Mallets. Drum Sticks are sized according to the diameter of the stick and the shape of the tip. The smaller the number, the larger the diameter of Drum Sticks. The woods most commonly used for manufacturing drum sticks are hickory, maple, and Japanese oak. Other materials utilized for the construction of Drum Sticks include fiberglass, nylon, acrylic, plastic, carbon fibre and aluminum.