I'm happy with the performance of my 18" bronze Gongpan design. I've been selling this design for nearly 18 months, with no complaints of instrument de-tuning. The latest is featured in the clip below. 18" diameter, weighs only 7 pounds. Ultra-portable with very resonant bronze timbre.
Christopher of the Wolves
At first, making these drums was more of a business idea. But then as I made my first batch of 10 drums in July of 2013, I realized I had stumbled onto making a very special musical drum.