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All about the Irish frame drum

Here, you will find bodhráns, tippers and accessories. Also information about the bodhrán, workshop dates and sounds and videos.

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Our Onlineshop

The shop is a small family business, run by Rolf and Karola Wagels. We offer individual advice based on my experience of 30 years of professional bodhrán playing and teaching. You have come to the right place if you want to buy a bodhran!

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Our showroom stocks all the products you find in the online sho. It is located near Hannover, Germany, please get in touch before you come, by appointment only!

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The Bodhrán

We offer extensive information on the bodhrán, its history and construction and on tippers. We also have a buyer's guide on what to take in account when buying a bodhrán.

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Our products

We value the highest quality and sustainability at a fair price. In doing so, we work closely with the manufacturers. As a Hedwitschak Premium Partner, we are closely involved in the development of new drum and tipper models and the further development of existing products. 

handmade by Christian Hedwitschak
handmade by Stevie Moises
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News and highlights

Effect gadget for the skin hand

Snare CarpHED

Ever wanted to add some special sounds to your bodhrán playing?

Here is the a new device for modern bodhrán players adding a new sounds!

Developed by Stevie Moises, Christian Hedwitschak and Rolf Wagels.

The crossbar with Know-How


The retrofittable, adjustable cross bar made from solid maple wood.

Easy and quick mounting, suitable for most drums made by Christian Hedwitschak.

Developed with Donal Lunny!




The starter package includes everything you need for a good start of your journey with the bodhrán: CoreLine bodhrán of your choice, high quality case, a tipper, two hotrods, a textbook and the anniversary mug from Hedwitschak drums.

HighEnd Bundles

The HighEnd Bundles offer the high-end signature series bodhráns of leading bodhrán players, a high-quality case and a tipper or hotrod developed by the respective bodhrán player.

The drum of my dreams


Both RWE feature the classic design and the RWE - Lambeg skin! The compressor frame tuning system provides an unbelievable sound quality and it is now combinded with IsolatHED tuning rim! 

CD 'Bodhran Insight'

"the best frame drum recording I have heard in many years!"
'Bodhrán Insight' comprises of 18 tracks on which the bodhrán is the main feature. The comprehensive booklet includes explanations as to what we are playing for each of these sets, sharing with the listener an insight into our methods and techniques.

New Arrivals


We will inform you regularly and free of charge about current offers, sales promotions, product recommendations for bodhrán and accessories.

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Outside the EU?

If you are outside the EU, you pay the price without German VAT, it’s price marked as “netto” in the shop.
VAT will be deducted, once you have chosen the acountry outside the EU for delivery when entering the site or when finishing your order at the checkout.


Dr. Rolf Wagels
An der Kapelle 10
31311 Uetze

Tel.: +49-5175-9569909
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