How to make your own cajon.
There is no one ‘right way’ to build a cajon, but there are some excellent pages, videos and plans/schematics online that describe all the steps you need to take to create a number of different cajones.
Here is a very simple one that we can recommend: How to build a cajon.
Here is another type of cajon with very simple instructions and many photographs that show each step of its construction.
Make a cajon
Cajon Drum Plans
If you do not see any plans you like in the links above, here is a monster list of PDF cajon drum plans and schematics for the do-it-yourself crowd.
Make a Cajon Videos
Below, you will find three different video tutorials on how to make a cajon drum by three different handymen. Each design is different and some include adjustable snares.