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Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 09-25-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Ed P
Just saw this post. If you have not found one I...

Just saw this post. If you have not found one I have one.

Regards Ed
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 09-19-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Ed P
I have used the Dewalt carbide with no issues....

I have used the Dewalt carbide with no issues. Just picked up a pack of Lennox because I am almost out. But only because that's what the big box store had. To me the important items are a good steady...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-29-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,124
Posted By Ed P
Robbycar, yes you do run a risk of marring the...

Robbycar, yes you do run a risk of marring the final surface. However, as JoeyInCali mentioned, accuracy is very important when it comes to the pin. Finish methods and set up also play factors.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-29-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ed P
Thanks Chris for your response.

Thanks Chris for your response.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-26-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By Ed P
Who's comment are you referring to?

Who's comment are you referring to?
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-26-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ed P
Thoffen, Thank you for the response and...

Thoffen,

Thank you for the response and insight.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-19-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ed P
Snakewood question

I was told working with snakewood can be very costly as it has a tendency to crack / break easily. Is this a wood you should not cut points into? Can someone please provide me with some do's and...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By Ed P
I use an indexable carbide cut off tool. Super...

I use an indexable carbide cut off tool. Super sharp and and has super tight corner. I don't want say 90 degrees because it's not as it has a positive cut which allows to get into the shoulder area....
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-16-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,292
Posted By Ed P
I agree with JoeyInCali about using live tooling...

I agree with JoeyInCali about using live tooling for threading as it makes the threads much better. Not sure about picking up a lathe for peanuts but I guess it depends on your definition of peanuts....
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 08-07-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
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: 266
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: 1,649
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: 12
Views: 1,290
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: 12
Views: 1,290
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: 12
Views: 1,290
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: 1,649
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: 909
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: 2,013
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: 1,045
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: 1,045
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: 1,045
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: 5,175
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: 779
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: 1,869
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: 704
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
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