Explore the Sonic Space.

The Masterworks Custom Creative Process.

Letting you explore literally hundreds of options in sculpting your own unique drum build and look, Masterworks Custom gives you the freedom to customize a sound that is completely your own. The creative process begins with crafting your ideal shell construction from our finest hand selected shell veneers.

  • Shell Wood Selection

    Choose a custom layup from four premium veneer types.

  • Bearing Edge Type

    Five sound-sculpting edge profiles are available.

  • Thickness Options

    For precise tonal character, sustain, and projection.



Configure your perfect visual statement from a virtually unlimited palette of customized finish options. Our Masterworks imaging and finishing team can make it a reality over your choice of hand matched exteriors or one of our luxurious Artisan Exotic veneers.

Pearl Masterworks Finishes
  • Design Your Own Look

    A nearly limitless array of finish possibilities.

  • Custom Graphics

    With Pearl's exclusive Artisan II process.

  • Luxurious Exotics

    Inspired imported Artisan veneers define opulence.


The Perfect Complement to a Great Set of Drums

The same tireless pursuit of perfection that goes into our legendary drums is found in our drum hardware. Masterworks gives you the freedom to choose which hoops, lugs, and suspension mounts adorn your custom drums. Five plating options make your drums truly unique.

Masterworks Hardware
  • Choice of Hoops

    Mastercast, FatTone, or Superhoop II.

  • Choice of Lugs

    CL Bridge, Swivel Tube, Single Swivel, or Swivel Bridge.

  • Choice of Finishes

    Select from five plating options for stunning visual contrast.



Five distinct drum recipes. Each one is a combination of sonically proven shell woods, edge profiles, and precision hardware options. Crafted to create a truly unique tonal signature by performance application.

  • The Fast Track to Your Ideal Kit.

    Presents a streamlined approach to crafting your ultimate drum set.

  • Road Proven, Player Approved.

    Researched and tested to excel in its specified environment.

  • Preconfigured by Application.

    Each Recipe's Shell and Hardware elements support its sonic identity.


Crafted to Complement Your Signature Style.

Your sonic brand needs to be heard and creating your own signature snare drum is the next logical step. Masterworks has all the elements necessary to craft a totally unique instrument that will complement your drumming identity and assure that there will never be another one like it, like you.

Masterworks Snare Drum
  • Your Voice Meets Ultimate Choice.

    Sculpt your primary drumming sound with Masterworks level customization.

  • An Heirloom Instrument

    Craft a snare so refined you'll keep it for the next generation.

  • Sculpt Your Own Sonic Recipe

    From 20-ply hybrids to steam bent Solid Maple, let's build it together!


Masterworks Suggested 20/12/14 Shell Pack*

20x14 (MW2014BX) Bass Drum
12x8 (MW1208T) Tom
14x14 (MW1414F) Floor Tom 

*MW Sold only in Components

Masterworks Suggested 22/12/16 Shell Pack*

22x16 (MW2216BX) Bass Drum
12x8 (MW1208T) Tom
16x16 (MW1616F) Floor Tom 

*MW Sold only in Components

Masterworks Suggested 22/10/12/16 Shell Pack*

22x18 (MW2218BX) Bass Drum
10x7 (MW1007T) Tom
12x8 (MW1208T) Tom
16x16 (MW1616F) Floor Tom 

*MW Sold only in Components

Masterworks Suggested 24/13/16 Shell Pack*

24x14 (MW2414BX) Bass Drum
13x9 (MW1309T) Tom
16x16 (MW1616F) Floor Tom 

*MW Sold only in Components