cue repair


Chesapeake Custom Cues
Silver Member
How much are used cue repair lathes? And what brand are decent/proven machines? Also will most of the machines do sneakypetes out stock wood you can buy online or do you need a cue making machine not repair lathe I ask because I found this but it is out of my price range...


Family man.
Silver Member
Not trying to discourage you but if that one is out of your price range you need to save up for a while longer if you want something to be able to turn stock wood into cues with.

You might consider one of these ...........

It's what I have and I've made some old one piece house cues into some nice looking 2-piece cues. It's not really designed as a cue making lathe, it's a repair lathe that can be used for basic conversions, etc. though.

Also remember there are several hundreds of dollars worth of parts/pieces/drill bits/taps/drive sets etc that you will also need to purchase just to be able to effectively repair cues, let alone build them.

If I were to purchase a lathe more specifically designed for building cues, I'd buy one of these in a heart beat ..........

Good luck.