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Description:The Cue Building Book: From Tree, To Tip, To Trade Show! (Fifth Edition) By: Chris Hightower
This is possibly the most comprehensive book on cue building you’ll find today. It takes you through the entire cue building process from beginning to end, from the sawmill, to the finished cue, to marketing your cues. It includes working on cue lathes, wood lathes, and metal lathes. It covers things like how to use a saw tapering machine, build your own spray booth, kiln, wood stabilizer dipping tank, collets, linen presses, inlay patterns to mention just a few. It shows how to apply finish with and without spraying, Irish linen and leather wraps, V-groove and butterfly points, inlays and more
This book has well over 100 drawings illustrating the making of special jigs and other processes. An “Advice from the Masters” chapter gives advice to beginners from some well-known expert cue makers. There is a helpful suppliers list showing where to buy almost everything you need to build cues. A necessity for beginner to expert cue makers, it is simply an invaluable resource for everything you’d need to know about cue building.
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