One of the first items they created was an adjustable trap drum stool.
This was one of many DW things to hit the market in the early years.
They didn't offer the custom features like timbre matching and had limited finishes.
The finishes were a high-gloss lacquered all-maple shell, or a Satin-Oil all-maple shell. DW dropped this line after about 2 years in production because they became too costly to produce, rivaling the production costs of their collector series, but they didn't carry the same retail price tag.
Hey folks, I found this information on another drummers forum and maybe it will clear up the mystery. ) "I have read a lot of messages of people inquiring about DW Workshop series drums with most replies having bits and pieces of truth with some personal opinions thrown in.
Or if you deal with a drumshop, get someone there who really know their DW gear to do a double check for you (they may be able to get onto DW themselves quicker than you could yourself).
Apart from that, they were favoured by many DW endorsers in spite of the Collector's series.
Since they were just as expensive to manufacture as DW's Collector's Series, they were discontinued.It wasn’t until he partnered up with his 17 year old student (John Good) when he started selling sticks, drums, and other hardware.It wasn’t long before Good and Lombardi decided to improve the familiar drum equipment, and start creating new up to date pedals and stands.After more than thirty years of innovation and tireless dedication to improving the way drum products are made, DW drums, pedals and hardware are the standard by which all others are measured.To get here, it takes more than a working knowledge of the instrument or a few good ideas; it takes a true passion for designing and manufacturing the very best."It's remarkable that in our 31st year, the excitement level of coming to work is every bit as much now as when we started," DW Founder and President Don Lombardi says.It all began in 1972 when Don, at age 26, opened a small teaching studio in Santa Monica, Calif. Since our lacquers are of the same caliber as those in the auto industry, we recommend a similar process. Caring for any of our Lacquer finishes could be compared to caring for your car.You can order some for yourself at musicnomadcare.com/back to top A light dusting will generally do in most cases for Satin Oil.