***Please note we are closed until June 10th. Any emails will be answered once we return. Thanks for your patience.

Welcome to the Custom Drum Sound Shopping Gallery. Browse the picture galleries of our products, create your shopping list and send to us for an accurate quote. Feel free to ask questions about products in the comments box when you submit your quote. You can also email us without creating a quote via the contact page. If you’re an existing customer, you can email us directly for prices and information also.

Custom Drum Sound are a Canadian company and experts in all aspects of pipe band drumming. We sell and service drums for the Canadian Military, Cadet Units, Police, Fire and civilian competing and non-competing pipe bands all over Canada and the USA. Most business is conducted online these days and all quotes are sent by email.

CDS Inc. are drummers first. We have years of experience at the highest levels of pipe band competition both in Canada and Scotland. We help drummers become better players through our teaching programs and we continue that help with sales of pipe band drumming products that include product support by Zoom or phone for any issues you may have with tuning or setting up your products. We weigh and match drumsticks for our customers, setup snare, bass and tenor drums as part of every sale and strive to have available the most up to date products available for pipe band drummers today. Please contact us through our contact page here and we’ll be happy to send you a quote or answer any questions you may have.


Dec 2023: Hugh was interviewed for the internationally renowned PipesDrums publication. You can check out Part 1 here. It’s available for current PipesDrums magazine subscribers only.

August 2023: A new round of online snare drumming courses are now available at www.dougstronach.com. CDS is a yearly sponsor of the beginner course and the course contests that happen at the end of each year.

July 2023: Doug was interviewed for the Piping Talks podcast and Youtube channel by internationally renowned French drummer and newly-crowned World Champion Boghall & Bathgate member Gleren Meneghin. You can learn all about Doug and many other drummers and pipers by visiting the channel here:

Piping Talks YouTube Channel

Piping Talks Website

Piping Talks on Spotify

June 2023: Courses for beginner and experienced drummers are available at www.dougstronach.com. The courses start in October 2023 and is in part sponsored by CDS Inc. We encourage you to check out the courses and to share the news with any bands or individuals wishing to learn. Class sizes are limited and enrolment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please sign up on the www.dougstronach.com site.