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yes I am 99% positive that you can make a pool cue out of oak wood

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Q: Can a pool cue shaft be made out of oak wood?
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How do you straighten a pool cue?

Hanging the pool cue, with the butt attached to the shaft, is the best method. Because of the taper, it cannot be straightened fully in any other position. Cue hangers are sold for this purpose, or, a hanger can be made by making a strong short loop of string and attaching it near the tip with a rubber band. Hang the pool cue from a hook where it will remain undisturbed for a few weeks. This can be speed up by steaming the cue cue to loosen the wood. Steaming in small locations can be used also to reduce mild dents that may have occured from dropping the cue. The shaft of a pool cue can get warped either as a result of the wood and its condition as the cue was made, or as a result of improper handling and storage. Alwasy store the cue as vertically as possible, never lean them against a wall.

What the different between pool cue and Billiard cue?

Considering the size difference in the balls used in Pool and Billiards, Pool cues usually are made out of maple wood and come fitted with 13mm tip while Billiard cues are usually made out of Ash wood and come fitted with 8.5mm tips.

What is a CUSTOM made pool cue?

A custom cue is typically handmade. It will have design, a handwrap, tip(s), and balance specifically requested by the person purchasing the cue. Even the joint work and butt are typically by request. Other choices include types of wood, types of inlays, shaft characteristics, length, and weight. A good custom cue can both add to a player's confidence, and can intimidate some opponents.

What type of wood is the best for pool cues?

The type of wood you use in the construction of your cue will determine whether the cue will be softer hitting or harder hitting. For instance, Ebony and Cocobolo produce a similar hitting cue - hard rather than soft. Rosewood makes for a softer hitting cue. A cue made from Bocote will fall somewhere between.

Can you fit a snooker tip in a pool cue?

No. The typical snooker cue tips are much smaller than the typical pool cue tips. So, you can fit a pool cue tip to a snooker cue, but not a snooker cue tip on a pool cue.

What is is a pro taper on a pool cue?

This provides a narrower shaft section further back from the tip than is found on a typical cue. This allows a longer stroke before the cue shaft widens. This is popular for professionals and is the reason it came to be termed the pro taper.

I have a Pool cue with the letter B inside an outlined King Chess piece emblem any idea who made the pool cue?


What color is the cue ball in pool?

The cue ball is white.The cue ball in pool is white.

How do you cue a pool stick?

A cue is a pool stick. You prepare the cue before a match by shaping and scuffing the tip. Then, the cue tip is chalked with pool chalk.

What is the difference between pool cue and pool stick?

There is no difference, but the proper name is a pool cue.

Where can one purchase pool cue cases?

You can purchase pool cue cases online from the Pooldawg website. Alternatively, you can also get pool cue cases online from the Cue and Case website.

What wood is used in pocket billiards?

The table base is very often made of oak because the strength is needed for support. Other woods such as mahogany are often used for the table surfaces and worked areas. Pool cue shafts are most often made of maple. The pool cue butt may be made from nearly any wood in the world, ranging from ebony and cocobolo to rosewood and maple.

What does drake mean by bet he felt that like the end of a pool cue?

i thought it had something to do with the blood crib line before, end of a pool cue is blue... Edit By Blackjakal: I actually made an account for this. Drake used the word "felt" as a double meaning. The end of a pool cue is made from a felt material. So he "felt" that line, like the end of a pool cue. Get it? :)

How do you build a pool cue shaft?

The simplest pool cue shafts are simply turned on a lathe following a template to produce the 13 mm or 14 mm tip, followed by the taper, and then to the mating surface to the butt. The proper mating insert is selected and the shaft is drilled and it is inserted. The tip is applied, the tip properly turned and shaped, and the shaft is complete. In most cases, the shaft is finished with the butt however.

What is pool cue playability?

Although playability can be in part a personal opinion on the "feel" of the cue, it must be straight, have a proper and well shaped tip, be properly balanced and the shaft must be clean and smooth.

Who manufactures players pool cues?

Made in China for Cue and Case, Inc.

What is pool stick?

the cue

Is there a perfect pool cue?


Where can someone find information on how to make their own pool cue stick?

To make your own pool cue stick, one would have to be an experienced wood whittler. There is a science to it which includes equal weight distribution and other factors. Unless you are a wood whittler, it would be a pretty difficult task.

Who originally made Lucasi Pool Cues?

Lucasi pool cues are a mass produced cue that exists in name only. These are produced for Cue & Cases Sales, Inc. of Florida. These are imported, but Cue & Case does not reveal where these have been made. The cue name comes from the company's owner's last name, John Lucas III.

How do you straighten the shaft of a billiard cue?

One method - fasten the shaft to a straight pole. It should follow a new shape now.(the pole). Apply moisture and hair dryer as often as possible. In a weeks time, depending on the humidity of the country your in, it should keep the cuestick straight. You can also add a SMALL amount of vinegar to the water to help the wood become flexible (until dried). Vinegar can discolor the cue though, and you may have to remove some of the finish to get the moisture into the wood of the shaft. Second method - Hang the cue - hangers can be purchased or made using string and rubber bands - a hanging cue will be straighter than one against a pole because the shaft has a taper (cue shafts do not have a straight side). Use the moisture as described above.

What is a McCormick pool cue?

It is a McDermott cue, McDermott is the largest manufacturer of pool cues, makes medium to very high quaility cue sticks

Where are Lucasi Pool Cues made?

Made in China and imported exclusively for Cue & Case Sales Inc.

What do you call it when you twist chalk onto the tip of a pool cue?

It is called chalking the cue. The pool chalk is an abrasive, not chalk, and provides more frictin between the cue ball and the cue tip.

What is a cue in playing pool?

When playing pool, the cue is the white ball. It is the ball which is hit by the cue stick and used to knock the colored balls into their respective pockets.