What oil do you use in a snooker cue?

What oil do you use in a snooker cue?

raw linseed oil
Check the shaft – The shaft can become dry over time, to look after and protect the shaft it’s best to use raw linseed oil. Before applying the oil you will need to clean the shaft to do this wipe the cue with a slightly damp cloth and dry. Do not use a lot of water as can cause the shaft to swell.

What are the best snooker cues made of?

What are snooker cues made of? Most snooker cues are made of either Ash or Maple. The preference is for ash by most players – but again – it’s the feel of the cue and how you adapt to the cue.

How much does it cost to refinish a pool cue?

Pool Cue Repair

$10.00 Install new tip (with purchase of tip) (1 to 2 days completion time)
$200.00 Completely refinish linen cue (8 to 10 weeks completion time)
$160.00 Completely refinish no-wrap cue (8 to 10 weeks completion time)
$25.00 Recondition shaft (remove dents & clean) (1-2 days completion time)

How often should I oil my snooker cue?

Occasionally, (3-6 months depending on the amount you play) treat the cue with raw linseed oil. Wipe cue down with a damp cloth and dry. Do not use a lot of water or this can cause the cue to swell.

Should I oil my snooker cue?

Check the shaft – The shaft can become dry over time, to look after and protect the shaft it’s best to use raw linseed oil. Before applying the oil you will need to clean the shaft to do this wipe the cue with a slightly damp cloth and dry. Do not use a lot of water as can cause the shaft to swell.

What kind of wood is used for snooker cues?

Striped Asian Ebony is very rarely used for snooker cues, it is a native wood to Asia that is not actually in the ebony genus. I is named Striped Asian Ebony as it looks and feels like ebony. The heartwood is black with streaks of red through the wood. Ziricote is a very striking hardwood with completely random grain patterns.

What is Asian Ebony snooker cues?

Striped Asian Ebony is very rarely used for snooker cues, it is a native wood to Asia that is not actually in the ebony genus. I is named Striped Asian Ebony as it looks and feels like ebony.

What is the best exotic wood for cue splices?

Gabon ebony is definitely the most popular exotic hardwood that is used for decorative cue splices. This wood is very dense and very heavy, the wood polishes to a very smooth finish.

How can you tell if a cue Butt has been painted?

Once the cue butt had been thoroughly sanded lots of pitting was revealed in the ebony. Small pieces just kept falling out so either a poor grain filler had been used or the holes were filled with paint. It actually felt like paint to me but sometimes it is difficult to tell.