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Forum: Ask The Cuemaker Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Ed P
Thanks all. And yes, I agreed waiting for the...

Thanks all. And yes, I agreed waiting for the wood to season is the longest. However, I was referring to just labor. I think Joey said it best when he told me to quit counting hours as I would...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-06-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Ed P
Leather Wraps

Hello all. I want to start installing leather wraps (We all had to start at some point). Wondering if there are any strong pointers anyone is willing to share. Looks like I will be purchasing a...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ed P
Rob, If you bore the end of the shaft you...

Rob,

If you bore the end of the shaft you are trying to make a low deflection shaft (not to be confused with a shaft that is stiff). I know a cue maker here in Florida who does this. Some people...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Ed P
Thanks for all your responses. I do appreciate...

Thanks for all your responses. I do appreciate the input. Glad to get other perspectives.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Ed P
LMAO. You have been reading my mind. Thanks...

LMAO. You have been reading my mind.

Thanks Joey
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Ed P
How long to build a cue?

Hello all. Just curious approximately how long some of you feel it takes to build a cue. Let's discuss something basic such as a cue with cored forearm and handle. 4 points with veneers in the...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ed P
Hello Rob, All great questions. And you...

Hello Rob,

All great questions. And you certainly can not go wrong with advise from Kim or Mr. Michael Webb.

Glad to hear you are coring the wood as I feel there are benifits. West system...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-26-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Ed P
To me it depends. If it is truly a finished shaft...

To me it depends. If it is truly a finished shaft with taper, I would use the narrower portion. This way I get a more accurate measurement. If the object is straight, then the wider section is...
Forum: Cue and shaft reviews 07-24-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Ed P
Yes, there are some lesser known or maybe better...

Yes, there are some lesser known or maybe better said lesser named companies. There is a Chinese company which has a knock off Predator and another knock off carbon shaft. Unfortunately I do not...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 07-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By Ed P
Kim, Would you mind if I send you a PM? ...

Kim,

Would you mind if I send you a PM?

Thanks Ed Petersen
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 07-11-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By Ed P
Thank you Sir. This is one of my current places...

Thank you Sir. This is one of my current places where I purchase some.
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 07-10-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By Ed P
Decorative Rings

Hello all. Wondering if anyone on here makes and sells decorative rings. Would be looking for matching sets. 2 at joint (Includes shaft), 1 @ A-joint and 2 near butt sleave and cap. I make some and...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 07-01-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Ed P
Fab944, Can you provide the wall thickness?...

Fab944,

Can you provide the wall thickness? Others I have dealt with are too thick creating a very rigid shaft. This creates squirting / deflection issues.

Thanks Ed Petersen.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-26-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By Ed P
I agree with Mr. Webb. As long as it is cored and...

I agree with Mr. Webb. As long as it is cored and assuming everything else is assembled correctly there should be no problem. The core will take the load and the Spalted Tamarind will be the shell. ...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-26-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By Ed P
Is there a list of available items? Thanks Ed

Is there a list of available items?

Thanks Ed
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-18-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By Ed P
Unique leather wrap fixture

Hello all.
Just seeing if anyone has or knows anyone who has a Unique leather wrap fixture they would like to sell?

Thanks
Ed Petersen
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-13-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By Ed P
I got them for thier unique color and weight as...

I got them for thier unique color and weight as they will be slightly lighter than a standard shaft due to the "roasting" process. I have never know anyone to use them for a regular shaft. As...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-12-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By Ed P
Jeff, I received the Ash shafts today. They...

Jeff,
I received the Ash shafts today. They look really nice. They are also super straight. Wanted to say thanks for another great product.

Regards Ed Petersen
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-11-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ed P
CuesRus 1973, Thanks for the reply. It seems...

CuesRus 1973,
Thanks for the reply. It seems the favor is definitely in not sealing. Going to definitely try this and see how it works.

Thanks to everyone else for your input as well. Much...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-10-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Ed P
You need to make sure your work piece does not...

You need to make sure your work piece does not wobble inside your lathe spindle. If it does your hole will not be concentric with the opposite end. Especially if you plan on drilling from both sides....
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-09-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By Ed P
Thanks Jeff. Just ordered 3 of them. Will make...

Thanks Jeff.
Just ordered 3 of them. Will make nice jump cues.

Regards Ed Petersen
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ed P
Mr. Webb, So is one purpose of the glue...

Mr. Webb,

So is one purpose of the glue channel to allow a groove so that the glue has a place to harden and not allow the butt cap to unthread? Is this due to the lack of adhesion which occurs...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-08-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ed P
Kim, thanks for your input. Based on what I have...

Kim, thanks for your input. Based on what I have been told, looks like I will be saving time and money on wood sealer lol. I will see how it goes over the next several months as I continue to turn...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-07-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ed P
Thanks everyone for your input. Gives my...

Thanks everyone for your input. Gives my something to think about. I will stop sealing the wood and see how it works out.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-07-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ed P
Simply said, much much better. Now it is looking...

Simply said, much much better. Now it is looking very solid. Just to reiterate and clarify, turn between centers. If you have the ability (table saw, band saw, etc) make your turning product close...
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