Drum stick

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This article is about the musical tool. For more meanings, see Drumstick (disambiguation).
A pair of typical drumsticks

A drum stick or drumstick is a wooden stick that is used to hit percussion instruments to make sound. There are many kinds of drumsticks. Some sticks are made for certain instruments. For instance, a drum kit stick may look very different from a snare drum stick. Weight, length, and tip size are all altering factors in a stick.