The twelfth and final in an unrelated series of stories, inspired by the 12 days of Christmas; Day 12: Twelve drummers drumming
On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming
Drumsticks, brushes and mallets are available in different weights and sizes. Hickory, Maple and Oak are the most common types of wood used for drumsticks.
A player will often choose whichever stick size feels most comfortable and suits their playing style. Sticks can also be wooden-tipped or have a nylon tip.