Sticks for taiko drums. There are 5 main materials of bachi in hardness order: kashi (oak), kaede (maple), tabu (machilus), ho (magnolia), and hinoki (cypress). For nagado daiko, 40cm is the most popular length for adults.
|Kashi (oak)||Heavy and durable material for strong player|
|Kaede (maple)||Heavy and harder material with beautiful looks and popularity|
|Tabu (machilus)||A bit heavy and hard material recommended for beginner|
|Ho (magnolia)||Light and soft material with less damage on drumhead that produces soft sound|
|Hinoki (cypress)||Light and soft material often used for long and thick bachi|