Blackball Cues


Pool Balls
Pool Table
Pool Rack

Step 1


Place the 1-ball at the front of your rack.

Step 2


Follow with the 2 and 3 balls behind.

Step 3


Lay the 4 ball behind the 2 ball. Place the 9 ball next to the 4, and the 5 ball on the outside of the 9 ball.

Step 4


Place the 6 ball centered behind the 4 and 9 ball. Do the same with the 7 ball laying next to the 6.

Step 5


Place the 8 ball centered behind the 7 and 6 balls. If looking at the rack towards the shooter, you should see the even balls on the left side of the 9, while the odd balls lay on the 9’s right side.

Step 6


Tighten up the rack and align the 1 ball is centered to the 2nd diamond in. You will find the diamond shapes on the sides of your table.


A & D Billiards Cues (United Kingdom) – We produce hand made cues, produced from only the very best materials and finest sourced exoctic timbers, at prices to suit all. These cues come in a variety of lengths, weights, and tip sizes, to suit each individual customer.
Acuerate (Belgium) – The straightest shooting snooker, pool, and carom cues in the world. (Dutch, English, German)
Adam Cue Company, The – For over 35 years, we have been making the finest cues in the World. The only manufacturer and distributor of the Adam, Balabushka and Helmstetter Cue lines.
Adam Franks Custom Cues – Combining traditional cue styles with his southwestern style, Adam creates a one-of-a-kind artistic masterpiece in each cue.
Adam, Japan (Japan) (Japanese)
Adcock Custom Cues
Advanced Accuracy Cues – J. Michael Durbin has teamed up with Mark Wilson to craft a cue that is designed to out perform anything on the market.
Albrecht Custom Cues – Custom cues by Dave Albrecht. I try to build my cues with just enough flex and feel to get the job done.I’m not in any hurry to build or for that matter sell any of the cues I build. I want my cues to last and be as perfect as I can possibly make them.
Alcalde Billiard Cues (Spain) – The Alcalde cues we have the pleasure to present, made of selected exotic woods, have been designed with maximum attention to lines, measurements and proportions. (Dutch, English, French, Italian, Spanish)
AO Custom Cues and Pro Shop – Cuemaker of uniquely designed and handcrafted custom pool cues. Home of the famous “ProPlus” 72 layer cross laminated shaft.
Arch Fine Cues (United Kingdom) – Hand made cues, made in England from the finest materials, including gold and silver.
Arnot Q Custom Cues – Maker of fine custom pool cues and billiard cues. It’s not a job, it’s not a hobby, it’s our passion.
Arnot Q Terminator Shafts – The Terminator shaft is a breakthrough in laminated custom pool cue shaft design.
Arthur Custom Cues (Germany) (English, German)
Astral Cues (Turkey) (Turkish)
Audrix Cues (Philippines) – Patrick Hermans is an American cue maker living in the Philippines. His cues are strictly hand made, using exotic woods exclusive to his host country and others selected in the high end worldwide market.
Auerbach Custom Cues – Founded in 1994 by Jim Auerbach, we are backed with 10 years of billiard industry experience. We provide top-notch custom cue making & cue repair, great customer support, and prices that can’t be beat.
Aussie Bush Cues (Australia) – Our unique Taipan cue is handcrafted from Australian blackbutt, which is renowned for its strength, durability and gorgeous grain. Kiln drying is used to stablize the wood before it is handcrafted to its final shape using our own innovative technique.
AV Custom Cues (Spain) – My cues are hand-made, piece by piece and each Inlay must be cut in by hand, no CNC or high-tech computerized machinery. The end result is well worth the effort so AV cues are fine cues.
Axiom Cues – Extensive research has gone into presenting the finest quality billiard cue at an affordable price.


B & W Billiards and Snooker Services Limited (United Kingdom) – Spectacular, hand made cues, produced from only the very best traditional materials, at prices to suit every pocket. These cues come in a variety of lengths, weights, and tip sizes.
Baker Custom Cues – Individually crafted by Buddy Baker. Each cue is constructed with elite craftsmanship meeting exact standards to produce superior quality. These cues offer a high level of playability consistently providing a hit that is truly remarkable.
Barenbrugge Cues – When creating new designs for my cues I like to spend long periods of time alone. Sometimes just relaxing in my shop looking at the different exotic wood’s natural grain will give me ideas on how to use it in a cue.
Barnhart Cues
Barringer Custom Handcrafted Cues – Maker of fine custom pool cues, billiard cues, shaft wood, domestic and exotic wood, and custom cue building lathes & inlay machines.
Barry Cameron Custom Cues – Custom pool cues, made for the player of the sport. We take your game as seriously as you do. Experience and service since 1996.
BCM Custom Cues – Precision made cues at affordable prices by Bryan Mordt.
BCN Cues (Spain) – The experts at Castello have exclusively designed and fabricated billiard cues since 1925. (English, Spanish)
Benson Cues – Our goal is to make you a cue that fits you and your game, feels good, looks good and will last for many years.
BG Custom Cues – Custom cues by Bernie Garma. Offers custom cues with a variety of exotic hardwoods. All BG cues are made with an emphasis on functionality and suited to your playing style and preference.
Black Boar Custom Cues – The purpose of the site is to offer a different perspective on the sport of billiards in an attempt to re-educate the world. (English, Japanese)
Black Heart Cues – Custom pool cues by Jerry Eick.
Black Mesa Custom Cues – Custom cues by Kyle Josefy. Contact us for quality custom-made cue sticks, cue stick repair, cleaning and refinishing.
Blackcreek Custom Cues – Custom made cues by Travis Niklich. Travis prefers to make traditional styled cues, especially with veneered points and butterfly splices. He makes everything himself except for the screw, tip, and bumpers.
Blaze Cues – Produce a fresh line of bright and attractive pool cues. The Blaze Color Line is innovative for the sleek design and bright colors of each pool cue.
Blue Grass Cues – I have played pool for over 30 years, made a living playing pool for 8 years and have been making cues since 1990. I know what a cue is supposed to do. My goal is to make the best playing cue ever made.
Bob Harris Custom Cues – I have been an avid pool player for over 30 years and a cue collector/dealer for over 20 years. I began building my own cues in early 2000. I build less that 10 cues per year.
Bob Meucci Customs – Introducing a new line of cues, some of them limited editions, designed by Bob Meucci. Direct to the player who wants something special. Bob Meucci will personally sign some of the models under the finish and make them collector’s items.
Bob Renis Custom Cues – Build a dream…unique and distinctive. A skillful blend of quality workmanship, durability, style, and beauty–perfect for the serious player or collector.
Bobby Hunter Custom Cues
BourQues Custom Cues – The inventor of the only true pool cue compression joint, known as the Tunable Pro Joint.
Break Point Ques – Cues by Robert Harris. We understand what pool players are looking for in a cue. The perfectly engineered cue can greatly improve your pool performance. When a surgeon chooses a instrument to operate with he will accept nothing less than the best.
Brianna Custom Cues – Lee Malakoff, owner of Brianna Products, makes less than 50 cues a year. The cues are of a unique nature and each is handcrafted to Lee’s personal satisfaction, and high standards.
Brunswick Cues
Bunjee Billiards – Original style Bunjee Jump Cues and Jump-Break Cues are readily available in the USA. The maker of the world’s best jump cues is here to stay.
Bunjee Cuesports UK (United Kingdom) – The maker of the world’s best jump cues is here again and this time we have a new and wider selection of products.
Burroughes & Watts (United Kingdom) – Specialists in antique & restored tables, hand-made & custom-built cues.
Butch’s Cue Corner – Custom cues made to your specifications by Butch Laughlin.


CAM Custom Cues – Chad McLennan’s cues are exceptional for their “old school” qualities. Chad cuts each and every point by hand and makes every one of his cue components, with exception to the tips, screws and bumpers.
Canis Cues (Japan) (Japanese)
Capone Custom Cues – Sought after by collectors and players alike. Mike Capone is one of the finest custom pool cues in the billiard industry.
Carolina Custom Cues – Our team understands the art and science of cue-making from the player’s perspective. We know there are no silver bullets or new cue technologies that can replace time spent at the table. American made pool and billiard cues.
Carter Custom Cues – Chad Carter has been building custom cues part time since 1998 in Owensboro, Kentucky. His work is influenced by Jerry Franklin of Southwest Cues. Carter has been playing pool for about fifteen years.
Cash Custom pool cues and Knives – Cash pool cues and knives are handcrafted, one of a kind articles. They are not CNC cut or mass produced. You can be assured the piece you purchase will be unique.
Chad Norberg Custom Cues – Original designs, maintenance, and repairs. Home of the X-Factor jump cues.
Challenger Cues – A new line of cues launched by World Champion & Hall of Fame legend Loree Jon Jones. Developed to offer high-quality cue sticks at affordable prices for players of all skill levels.
Champion Cues (Australia) – Proud to be recognized as one of the world’s finest cue makers. Established since 1950. Our family business has been successfully passed down from father to son therefore preserving for more than 50 years their superior expert craftsmanship.
Cherokee Cues – I do everything by hand, so I don’t need a lot of room. All my cues are turned 9 to 10 times over a period of 14 months to lessen the chances of warping. Come on in and look around. Hopefully you will find something you like.
Chilton Custom Cues – Cuemaker Dale Chilton. Home of the Flying Eagle jump cue.
Chris Byrne Custom Cues – Uniquely crafted by Chris Byrne of Englewood, Colorado. Our cues appeal to players of all levels. The unique designs have caught the attention of cue collectors across the country.
Chris’ Cues by Chris Whitaker – Each cue is different. No stain is used on the cues; nothing compares to the natural beauty of the exotic hardwoods used.
Clements Custom Cues – My custom cues are built with the finest woods and materials from around the world.
CLS Cues Sasaki (Japan) – Hand crafted professional custom cues. (English, Japanese, Korean)
Cognoscenti Custom Cues – Precision billiard instruments.
Colt Cues – Break cues power balanced with control. Break, run, repeat.
Corsair Custom Cues – Handcrafted custom cues and repair since 1968.
Coutts Cues (United Kingdom) – Skillfully crafted handmade cues. We are a small family run business, that to the best of our knowledge are the only tradesman left in this country that makes his cues totally by hand.
Cox Cues – Cues by Randy Cox.
Craftsman Cues (United Kingdom) – Specialist cue makers to the professionals for over 20 years.
Crown Cues – Gene LaViness wanted his cues to look a little different, so he came up with the crown design when he first started building cues. All pool cues (except one) have the crown design somewhere on them.
Cue Craft of England (United Kingdom) – Our workshops are situated in the North of Nottinghamshire England in the Historic Sherwood Forrest. The area is particularly renowned for its tradition in craftsmanship, particularly timber products.
Cue International (United Kingdom) – The world’s finest billiard accessories. Superior “Hi-Tech” graphite construction for ultimate performance and durability.
Cue Masters, The – Haskin & Haskin – Here on our website you will find a collection of photos of our custom cues and our cue making process, a selection of the different materials that are available for use in your custom cue, bios of our sponsored players such as Stefano Pelinga, and more.
Cues by Dave Sucher – Cues of distinction. Custom cues made to your specifications or choose from my gallery of ready-to-ship handcrafted cues. Domestic or imported exotic woods and inlays are available including legal ivory.
Cues Direct (NZ) Limited (New Zealand) – Get great breaks consistently with our pool cues. Pinpoint accuracy from our versatile snooker and billiard cues.
Cuesltd. – Ron Betts Cues – I build a very limited number of cues a year striving for quality rather than quantity. I build all my cues by hand and the use of a manual pantograph. The most important aspect of building cues to me is the performance of the final product.
Cuetec – Fiberglass and graphite clad billiard cues and cue accessories.
CW Custom Cues – We make one of a kind custom cues out of the finest wood available. We sell billiards accessories, and we can also do onsite cue repairs for tournaments.
CWY Custom Cues – Cues by Tyrel McNatt.


Dale Perry Custom Cues – We take quality very seriously at DP Custom Cues. Every cue is built one at a time and is only handled by two people. If a cue is not right we don’t sell it……….period.
Dan Dishaw Cues – In 1992 Dan started building cues for local players and today Dishaw Custom Cues are sold worldwide.
Dan Trogdon Custom Cues – Quality pool cues at reasonable prices (see our online cue catalog). Also selling ivory, cue parts, joint protectors, tip shaper, repairs of all kinds.
Dana Cues – Custom pool cues by Dana Drew. Every cue built is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Dana will not allow any cue to leave the shop if it doesn’t meet his personal standards.
Dave Jones Custom Cues – I have been making cues for seven years and my long term goal is to retire from the water district were I currently work and make cues full time. I’m working hard to build a reputation of customer satisfaction, fine workmanship and playability.
Dayton Cues – A well established custom pool cue maker. Paul Dayton designs unique, one of a kind custom pool cues, from its cue tip to choosing just the right exotic wood.
DB Custom Cues (Canada) – Custom cues & repairs by Don Broos.
DC Custom Cues – Cues by Dennis Clements. Custom cues are built with the finest woods and materials from around the world.
Denali pool cues – Hand crafted professional quality cues. Custom hand made billiard pool cues of the highest quality and very best prices.
Dennis Dieckman, Cue Builder – All cues are one-of-a-kind and will never be duplicated. Dennis also runs the Cueniversity where he trains aspiring cuemakers.
DeRoo Cues (Canada) – Since 1988 Kevin Deroo has been professionally producing snooker and pool cues of the highest standard, made of quality hardwoods from around the world.
Dick Neighbors Custom Cues – Quality built and repaired custom cues by Dick Neighbors, for the serious pool player and cue stick collector.
Dime Custom Cues – A quality manufacturer of custom cues for pool and billiards. Located in Green Cove Springs, Florida. Dime Custom Cues also does repairs on damaged equipment. Cues by David Brown.
Diveney Custom Cues – Offers the best materials, the finest craftsmanship and a high attention to detail in every cue I make. No cue leaves my shop that my hands have not spent hours machining, polishing, and dressing to perfection.
Dixie Rebel Cues – Be a part of Southern history, heritage, tradition, and pride.
Dominiak Cues – Official web site of Dominiak Custom Cues and the high performance Dominator cue shaft.
Donnelly Custom Cues – Offers on site cue repair and custom made cues. You could also purchase a quality premade cue while at our Williamstown, NJ location.
Doublel (Italy) (Italian)
Downey Custom Cues – Custom cues by Troy Downey.
Dr. Popper Jump Q by Mark Dimick – The best dedicated jump cue. Handcrafted in USA. Jump from less than an inch away. Used in ESPN Trick Shot Magic.
Dragon Cues (Wales) – Makers of top quality pool cues and snooker cues, endorsed by pool champions worldwide. Specialists in custom pool cue and snooker cue manufacture.
Dunns Cues – We provide world class hand made snooker cues at good price. Dream snooker cue at good budget. All our handmade snooker cues are well balanced and you will feel great playing with it.
Dzuricky Custom Cues – I only make 35 – 45 cues each year. Most are per customer request so I rarely have extra cues available for sale “off the rack”.


East Coast Cues – Fine handcrafted pool cues by William Haskins.
Edwin Reyes Custom Handcrafted Cues (Philippines) – Edwin makes less than 30 one of a kind pool cues per year. He takes enough time to make sure that every cue performs the highest playability and state-of-the-art craftsmanship.
Efremov Cues (Russia) – Cues by Alexander Efremov. We would be pleased to speak with you about manufacturing the cue of your dreams. We are sure that those who are fond of billiards will play with our cues for years and really enjoy them. (English, Russian)
Elephant Sticks – The ultimate in quality construction at an unbeatable price, the Elephant Stick is a 100% Canadian Maple 2-piece cue with our trademarked Fiber-silk shaft.
Equalizer pool cues (Australia) – Custom made pool & snooker cues. The Equalizer is a hand spliced cue with a rosewood butt and ash shaft. They have been endorsed by Jason “Tornado” Twist.
Ernie Martinez Custom Cues – Ernie Martinez has made custom cues from 1988 to 1999 and again from 2003 to present in Denver, Colorado.
Erwin Custom Cues – Cues by Mike & Scott Irwin. The most exquisite cues in the industry combined with exceptional quality and personal customer service. Who would want anything else?
eSBee Creations (France) – eSBee Creations is manufacturing billiard and pool cues. Brand names are Stradivarius and eSBee. (Dutch, English, French)
Espiritu Custom Cues – Russ Espiritu has been building custom cues since 1984. He uses only the finest woods and materials in his cues. Most Espiritu cues are one of a kind and very special.
Eurowest Cues (Germany) – Since 1994, we have been producing an exclusive mini series of high-quality pool cues and true one-of-a-kind custom cues which are known for their excellent playability and design. (English, German)
Evans (United Arab Emirates) – Handcrafted cuesport products in finest quality. (English, French, German)
Famiglietti Custom Cues – Custom cues made to order.


Fisher Cues – Playability, affordability, customability.
Fit Custom Cues (Philippines) – Billiard cue of high-quality homemade by workman in the Philippines.
Foster Cues (Canada) – Custom pool cue designs by Doug Foster.
Frankie Doodle Custom Cues – Frankie Doodle’s Sneaky Petes and break cues are all custom built to the buyer’s specifications. We can cut down a new house cue or build one from scratch.
Frog Jump Cue, TheRobin Dodson‘s jump-break cue.
Fury (China) – One of the major manufacturer of full line of billiard cues since 1966, with 40 years production experience in Taiwan supplying to the exclusive customers worldwide. (Chinese, English)
Fury Cues – Produces high quality custom pool cues in a wide range of styles. Fury Cues have been used by many notable professionals including Kelly Fisher and Rodney Morris. Fury has a quality cue for any budget.


Gardner Billiards Company – See the different services offered by GBC along with some examples of custom cues built by us. Don’t forget to check out the section on cues for sale and the billiard accessories available from us.
Gator Cues USA – Graphite cues.
Gatzke’s Custom Cues – Custom pool cues hand crafted one at a time with care and precision by Mike Gatzke. Nothing but the best can become a Gatzke custom cue.
G-Cues – We build custom pool cues. Right here in our shop, each cue is an original, one-of-a-kind. They will never be reproduced. Many are signed and hand numbered under the bumper.
Gem Cues – Custom cues by Gary Medlin.
Giroux Cues
Glover Cues (Northern Ireland) – The custom built cue and leather case specialists.
Gold Rush Custom Cues – Custom cues by Kevin McClain.
Gracio Custom Cues – Custom cues by Scott Gracio. Here in the Gracio shop I take cue building seriously. My cues are high quality customs built completely by me.
Grafex Cues by Palko (Australia) – We combine style, quality and performance to produce a truly magnificent product. Grafex is the trusted name in graphite cues. The Grafex range features stylish designs, and utilises the latest in graphite cue technology.
Gravity Cue (United Kingdom) – The most accurate, player friendly, technically advanced, legal cue ever produced. Technology in the palm of your hand.
Green Baize Ltd Cues (United Kingdom) – Cue specialists. Snooker, billiards, 8 ball & 9 ball pool cues and cases plus accessories.
Green Shark Billiards – Don’t let the competition be one up on you. Be one of the first to own the new Green Shark Hamma’ Head Break Cue.
Greg’s Kues – Using the best materials available and my knowledge of machining, I am able to produce approximately 10-15 cues per year, all of which are hand made. These cues are designed by me and sold locally at very reasonable prices.
GS Cues – Individually crafted by Greg Sirca. Greg now builds about 50 cues a year as a full-time profession. He is pleased to be able to combine two enjoyable hobbies: playing the game of nine ball and building cues.
Guido Orlandi Cues – Guido’s dedication to uncompromising quality is obvious in all his work and is sure to meet or exceed the expectations of even the most discriminating cue enthusiast.
Gunn-McEniry Cues – Master pool cue makers Wayne Gunn and Terry McEniry.


Haag Cues (Sweden) – We know billiards. We manufacture high quality cues. The cues are made to order for all disciplines in the world of billiards. (English, Finnish, Spanish, Swedish)
Hadj Custom Cues – I build cues using the finest exotic hardwoods from South America, Africa and South East Asia… only using the best natural and composite materials and components for cue building.
Hammer Custom Cues – A family based business. As a pool player myself, I have set a high standard for all the cues I produce. My shop is set up to fully meet all design needs for each player.
Hao Han Industrial (Malaysia) – Maker of aluminum cues and tip accessories.
Hartmann Cues (Germany) – Cues by Andreas Hartmann (German)
Hercek Fine Billiard Cues – This web site’s intention is to share my cue philosophy and construction techniques. The photos in the gallery are just a sampling of some of my current work. Inlay designs are only limited by your imagination and can be tastefully added to your cue.
Hightower Custom Cues – Your premier source for custom cues. Buy one of the already made cues or get one specially made for you.
Hills Cues – Darrin Hill builds custom pool cues from exotic hard woods. For pool players by players. All cues made by hand each one of a kind. Cue collectors also like the attention to detail and quality product we produce.
Hitt Cues – Hand built custom cues.
Hot Shot Cues – Pull the trigger and
Hunt & Osborne Cues (United Kingdom) – We are a small business specialising in the manufacture of handmade cues for snooker & pool. We have been making custom made cues for 15 years, & have built a reputation for quality craftsmanship & good customer service.
Hunter Classics Custom Cues – Custom cues by Wes Hunter. Although Wes strives for artistic character in all his cues, playability is the utmost priority.
Hurricane Cues – Custom cues by James Spach.


It’s George Custom Cues – Offering custom cues, cue repair, and billiard accessories.


J. Pechauer Custom Cues – The hand-crafting process of custom cue making worthy of the hands of the professional means only one thing… that the level of custom cue crafting has been raised to a higher level.
Jackson Custom Cue – We are dedicated to providing best in class service and support for both our customers and our dealers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make your choice of a Jackson Cue an enjoyable one.
Jacoby Custom Cue Company – We design all the cues and are happy to work with any individual to create a quality, custom cue to fit your needs.
Jacoby Custom Cues – Currently, Jacoby Cues has the capacity to make about 1,000 cues per year. Jacoby’s future plans do not include increasing this amount; instead they look to constantly increase quality, performance, and overall value.
Jeff Bell Custom Cues – We take pride in custom handcrafting each cue one at a time to the highest quality and standards possible. We truly enjoy taking your designs and bringing them to life.
Jeremy Wenner Customs – I started building cues when i was 23. I live in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. I fell in love with the game and opened a pool store in early 2000 which is when I started building cues.
Jerico Cues – Custom cues by Jerry Powers. Fine cues at a fair price. Got a design in mind? Call Jerry and talk it over. If it can be built, Jerry can build it.
Jerry Oliviér Hand Crafted Custom Cues – Jerry uses only the finest natural materials in the construction of his cues. Ebony, ivory, malachite, birdseye maple, cocobolo, bacote, and injected wildwoods are just a few of the options you can feature in an Oliviér Cue.
Jerry Price Custom Cues – Custom cue builder since 1995. Quality custom cues competitively priced.
Jerry Terbrock Custom Cues – Jerry specializes in high quality handcrafted one of a kind pool cues. Custom-made two-piece cues and jump cues are built with high quality specifications. Collectible, hand made cues for pocket billiards built by a custom cuemaker with high quality.
Jester Jump Cues – Created by Dominic “The Drill Instructor” Esposito. Now you can own the world’s lightest and first “aiming” jump cue.
Jianying Billiards (China) (Chinese, English)
Jim Buss Custom Cues – Jim Buss, known throughout the world as one of the top custom pool cuemakers. Jim is also on the Board of Directors of the American Cuemaker’s Association, was President for 4 years. Run over your opponent with a Buss.
Jim Lee Custom Cues – If you’re looking for the finest quality cue built one at a time that is a true custom cue, we are the one that can build a cue you will be proud of.
JK Queues (Germany) (German)
JL Custom Cues – Offers both the player and collector custom made cues. Our custom work includes exotic woods and specialty inlays. Each pool cue is a work of art and an original.
Joe Baker Custom Cues – Where beauty and precision come together.
Joe Johnson Snooker Cues (United Kingdom) – In creating a cue, Joe ensures that every one is made from the finest materials available. The shafts are of the highest quality straight grained mature ash and maple.
John Bender Professional Cues and Cue Repair – Fine custom cues made to order. Please call and together we will design your custom cue.
John Madden Cues – My goal is to be the “cuemaker of choice” for anyone buying a stick. All of my cues are carefully handcrafted to meet my customer’s specifications.
Joseph Pechauer Custom Cues – Each cue is comprised of materials such as superior birds-eye maple, ebony or other exotic woods to which hundreds of inlays are added.
Josey Custom Cues – Crafted to meet exacting standards of form and function to produce a cue with superior playability. Custom designs, using inlays such as mother of pearl, exotic woods, and precious stones, assure that each cue is also a one-of-a-kind work of art.
Joss Cues – Offers a vast array of distinctive and truly unique pool cues. Many of these handcrafted cues are “limited editions” and are destined to become a family heirloom cue and quite possibly a valuable antique for future generations.
Joyful Cues (China) (Chinese)
Judd’s Custom Cues – We make the finest custom cues you can buy.


K.D. Cues – Kent Davis is one of the best kept secrets of California cue making. A master woodworker with an eye for superb woods (we call him the “Duke of Burl” ), Kent spent a few years assisting in the cue shops of others.
Kao Kao Industrial Co. (Taiwan) – We are a manufacturer of billiards equipment and supplies – billiards cues, custom pool cues, carom cues, pool tables, stand pool tables and the related accessories products, cue and ball racks.
KaoFa Custom pool cues (Taiwan) – High performance pool cues, billiard cues, carom cues, snooker cues for your game since 1970.
Kawartha Custom Cues (Canada) – Hand crafted custom pool cues & cue repair. When good sticks go bad.
KC Custom pool cues
Keith Andy Custom Cues (Japan) (Japanese)
Keith Auld (United Kingdom) – Master Cuemaker. We can supply bespoke custom cues to the UK and worldwide. Buy on-line.
Keith Auld (United Kingdom)
Keith Nickerson Custom Cues – A high quality cue should look good, feel good, and most importantly hit good. If any of these criteria are missing, I simply won’t sell the cue. You can be assured that the best quality possible is the objective of each and every cue I build.
Kendall’s Custom Cues – When quality counts. Handcrafted cues made of the finest materials available. You’ll feel the difference with every shot, these cue are playable and affordable. I’ve got cues for every skill level, for the beginner’s or the pro’s
Kenneth Murrell Custom Cues – Kenneth Murrell (Kenny to his friends) produces approximately 45 custom cues a year from his one-man shop.
Kenney’s Q – I hand craft each cue to customer satisfaction. Plain cues to points with inlays. I use only the highest quality shaft wood with high growth rings. I offer different joint and shaft tapers depending on the hit you are after.
Kikel Custom Cues – Dave Kikel’s reputation for crafting cues with a sublime combination of beauty and playability has lifted him into the elite ranks of master cuemaker in less than a decade.
Kilby Cues – Since 1987, Ron Kilby has created cues for players of every level. In 1995 he began to focus on carom cues, with their traditional wood-thread joint and characteristics distinct from pool cues.
KJ Cues – Our first priority when building any custom cue is performance. From tip to bumper, every component is selected for it’s qualities and attributes that will enhance and define the hit and playability of the cue.
Klick Custom Cues – Building custom pool cues since 1995.
KnobbyCue – They all make’em pretty……..Knobby makes’em win.
Kornele Custom Cues – Steve Kornele, quality custom pool cue maker specializing in ivory cues.


Lambros Cues – We believe the best customer is an educated customer. We will provide you with all the information that you need to know about our products and services.
Layani Cues (Canada) – A new dimension in cue construction. We proudly present a new patented principle of assembly: the conical joint. This new design guarantees perfect coaxial fit between shaft and butt. (English, French)
Lebow Custom Cues – If you are looking for a quality cue that is built to your specs, you have come to the right place…here you can find out about my cues, the prices, what repairs I offer, and lots of info about me.
Line Up Cues (South Africa) – The range of LineUp cues caters for all types of players, from the beginner to the professional; some of the best South African players insist on playing with our cues.
Linear Q – A perfect marriage of conventional pool cue design with ultra-precision linear technology that translates into player accuracy and control like never before.
Lone Star Cues – Custom pool cues made in Texas. Committed to producing high quality cues that are unique in design, have fine workmanship and materials and good playability.
Longoni Cues (Italy) – Italian manufacturer of cues, gloves, and accessories for pool, carom, billiard and pyramid games.
Longoni Lab (Italy) – Longoni’s community website including a forum and upcoming events. (English, Italian)
LP Custom Cues – Custom pool cues at affordable prices. I build cues the old fashioned way, by hand and one at a time. I found out a long time ago the way a cue is built directly effects the way it hits.


Mace Cues by Rick Howard – Maker of fine custom pool cues, billiard cues, shaft wood, domestic and exotic wood
Manning Custom Cues – Cliff’s Custom Creations – I strive to make hard hitting cues that are offered at an affordable price. Each cue is not only a one of a kind work of art but also a very well balanced and built weapon. Cues by Cliff Manning.
Mariposa Cues – One-of-a-kind, custom cues hand crafted with great care using only the finest available materials by Kyle Van den Bosch.
Mark Bear Custom Cues – Custom pool cues, cue repairs, and cue accessories.
Mark Smith Custom Cues – Our cues are worked by hand for many hours to your specifications. It will not be exactly like a cue owned by anyone else.
Martz-Cues – Cues by Tony Martzokis. Manufacturers of hand made custom fitted cues.
Master Cue (China) (Chinese)
Master Cue (Iran) – Recognized nowadays through out the snooker world as one of the best cue maker in the world. (English, Farsi)
Master Cue (Thailand) – World class snooker cue, best hand made cue master cue and cases, leading manufacturer of snooker cue in Thailand, world wide export all over the world.
MasterCue China (China) (Chinese)
Matchplay Cues (United Kingdom) – This site gives you the ability to design your own snooker cue, pool cue, or billiard cue to your specification or you can select from our standard range of snooker cues that can be tailored to your requirements.
Maxam Cues (Canada) – A Canadian based company that specializes in professional cue design and manufacture. We boast a creative, passionate and experienced team, which has successfully created world leading designs of pool cues since 1993.
McDermott – Star pool cues – Get noticed. Be a star.
McDermott Cues – We have consistently raised the performance standards for what billiard players expect from a high performance pool cue. McDermott handcrafts it’s pool cues and shafts, drawing on cutting-edge technology and tasteful designs.
McWorter Custom Cues – Custom cues by Jerry McWorter. A cue that actually plays as good as it looks.
Meister Cues – My cues enhance your game, no matter your intermediate-to-professional level of play. My sticks look great and don’t require a bank withdrawal to get one, but most importantly, they make your game better.
Meucci Originals, Inc. – A well-known pool cue and billiard product manufacturer from the United States.
Mezz Cues (Japan) – Miki Co., Ltd., Japan’s foremost cuemaker has been making cues for more than 40 years and takes pride in producing the Mezz brand. Go ahead, take your best shot and see what Mezz Cues can do for your game. (English, Japanese)
Mezz Cues USA
MidWest Cues – Custom cues made from exotic woods by Terry Myers and Sam Escobar.
Midwest Custom Cues – Hand-made and feature a tight intimate joint that provides more surface contact than traditional joints resulting in an unsurpassed solid hit. Shaft wood is aged and cut in steps a month apart to prevent warpage.
MidWest Custom Cues – Cues by Steve Morris. We provide personal service and superior quality. We have been in business since 1993. The unparalleled feel, hit, and overall value of MWCC are why our customers won’t go anywhere else.
Mike Becker Queue (Germany) (German)
Mike Casey Custom Cues – Cue sticks, pool cues, billiard cues, custom pool cues handcrafted by master cue maker Mike Casey. Each cue stick is elegantly made from exotic hardwoods using the finest materials available.
Mike Cochran Cues – Mike has been designing and hand crafting custom pool cues since 1984, and is proud to announce his own line of high quality custom pool cues. Mike will only be making 6 cues per year.
Mike Nomina Cues – I work as a full time journeyman tool & die maker. Also I make custom billiard cues, using exotic woods and real ivory.
Mike Sigel Custom pool cues – I was voted the Greatest Living Player of the 20th century by the billiard industry . What you may not know is that I am also an artist and creator of the finest pool cues ever made.
Mike Webb Custom Cues – Custom made pool cues made in Rhode Island by Mike Webb.
Mike Wooldridge Cues (United Kingdom) – Hand made snooker cues, pool cues, billiards cues, cue cases, and cue tips.
Miki Mezz Europe (Japan) – “Mezz” in Japanese means “something that is loved, something that is treasured”. The goal of the Miki Japan company is to make the world’s finest cues. Cues to be treasured by players as well as collectors all around the world.
Mikkelsen Cues (Canada) – With 40 years of playing experience and national and regional titles in 8-ball, 9-ball and snooker to show for it, Bernie Mikkelsen knows how a cue should hit.
Miltonio Cues – I have spent a lifetime of work in the arts and mechanics. This collective experience allows me to make beautiful cues that hit really great. And it truly is a labor of love for me.
MingTian Factory (China) – Professional hardware for cues and handmade snooker cues.
Mitchell Thomas Custom pool cues – Mitchell’s many years of experience crafting custom cabinets and furniture now includes his unique ability to design and construct some of the most visually stunning pool cues available.
Mojo Cues (United Kingdom) – A company based in the UK run by a committed, friendly and determined group of enthusiastic people, who want you to get maximum enjoyment and satisfaction from your pool and snooker playing.
Morris Custom Cues – Cues by Ned Morris.
MT Cues – The vision and dream of expert cue maker Mark Theriault, to offer truly unique, hand crafted, high quality custom cues to players who value high performance playing cues.
MT Custom Cues (French)
Mystick Cues – If you can’t see the difference and you can’t feel the difference, then there is no difference. Cues with a difference you can measure.


Nelson Custom Cues – Hand crafted cues by Mark Nelson. Cues, quality pool sticks, billiards, pool cues, and more.
Nelson Custom Cues (Canada) – Highest quality custom cues at a reasonable price.
Nick Varner‘s Signature Series Cues and Cases – We started Nick Varner Cues and Cases in 1999.
Nieman Cues – The idea of Nieman Cues began with a love of woodworking combined with a love of the game of pool.
Nighthawk Cues
Nitti Custom Billiard Cues – Quality custom made pool cues by Chris Nitti.
NixStixx – A mechanical cue. The cue has a tension mechanism in the rear that adjusts the amount of impact that the tip pops out and hits the ball.
North West Cues (United Kingdom) – Makers of quality snooker and pool cues.
Norwela Custom Cues by Jim Griffin – Maker of pool cues from 1993 to present. Specializes in custom to order 1 of a kind cues.


OB-1 Cue Shafts – You should play with the OB-1 because it is the best shaft on the market. The OB-1 shaft has the best combination of the four primary characteristics affecting shaft performance.
O’Connor Cues – Feature the finest of materials and hand craftsmanship. Utilizing a variety of designs and materials, one and one only cue is created.
Odom Cues – Have your own custom pool cue built today…contact and I’ll do the rest. Simply one of the best hand built custom cues.
Oliver Stops Original Cue Manufaktur (Germany) (German)
Omega Cues
Omen Custom Cues – Professional custom pool cues designed by Pete Ohman.
O’Min Snooker Cues & Accessories (Malaysia) – Snooker news, tournaments, training, learning, players.
O’Min Snooker Cues & Accessories – Cueing into professional standard.
Pancerny Custom Cues – Custom cue building and professional cue repair since 1996.


Pardus Custom Cues (Turkey) – Best quality hand made pool and carom cues. The workshop of old time craftsmanship, where billiards meet the art and woods have spirit. Everyone in the workshop is also a player, that’s why we work on each cue as unique.
Paris Cues (United Kingdom) – Hand made snooker cues since 1968. We combine traditional methods with the best that machinery and technology can offer, without sacrificing quality materials.
Parris Cues (United Kingdom) – The ultimate in cue craftsmanship.
Patrick Custom Cues – Custom cues by Doug Patrick.
Paul Harrison Custom Cues – Swords of distinction.
Paul Mottey Custom Cues – Custom made pool cues from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania cue maker Paul Mottey.
Paul Rubino Custom Cues – Author of the Billiard Encyclopedia. Today his skills are in use crafting handmade custom cues as well as restoring antique cues using old-wprld methods.
Penrose Cues (Netherlands) – Custom made cues and cue repairs. Like mother nature I use precision, passion and patience to create my work. (Dutch, English, French)
Peradon Cues (United Kingdom) – Founded in 1885 Peradon, now based in Liverpool England, we are the world’s longest established cue manufacturing company who were responsible for the introduction of the handspliced cue. Setting the standards for others to follow.
Peradon’s Cue Wizard (United Kingdom) – The Cue Wizard, brought to you by Peradon, allows the visitor to design his/her own cue online, get a quote and even order the cue, all with the reasssurance of the experience and quality associated with Peradon, since 1885.
Performance Cues – Graphite cues.
Perry Weston Cues – Maker of fine custom pool cues, billiard cues, shaft wood, domestic and exotic wood, and custom cue building lathes & inlay machines.
Peter Hanley Cues (United Kingdom) – I have been making cues for 20 years and they are used by top level players both here and overseas.
PFD Cues
Phillippi Custom Cues – Custom made pool cues from cue maker Richard Phillippi. Your satisfaction as a customer is important to us. We take pride in handcrafting each cue one at a time to the highest quality and standards possible.
Phillips Custom Cues – Custom cues by Robert Phillips. A commitment to excellence.
Picone Cues – Building fine quality cues since 1985.
Poison Billiardspool cues, shafts, and cases. Looks can kill. So can Poison.
Prather Cues – A world leader in custom cues, cue components, Irish linen, and exotic woods.
Predator Cues – A high quality pool cue manufacture has led the billiard industry’s technological evolution since its inception in 1994. (English, French, Spanish)
Primo Custom Cues – We’re always happy to make a cue just for you. Whether it’s your first cue, or your next playing cue we’ll be happy to work with you in building your cues.


Q-Bial (France) – American, pool, and French billiard cues. The billiard cue in aluminum. (French)
Que Perfect – The choice of the connoisseur. Functional art in a pool cue. Designs and creates the good looking and good hitting pool cues.
Quest Cue Sticks – We sell handcrafted custom Quest cue sticks.
Q-Werks Cues


RAT Cues – Lincoln NE 68512, 402-423-8888
Rauenzahn Custom Cues – Fine wood, exquisite taste, precision craftsmanship, and majestic art are standard equipment.
Raven Custom Cues – Specializes in high quality handcrafted one of a kind pool cues. Custom-made two-piece cues are built to our exacting specifications.
Rays Lin Custom Cues (Taiwan) – Rays makes less than 50 pool cues per year. Most of his cues sold in Taiwan, a lot of the top player use Rays cues here. If you are looking for pool cues, Rays can provide fancy and great playing cues.
RD Custom Cues – Quality, affordability, and performance. That’s what you find in our cues. Dedicated in providing you the very best in custom cues. Rodney Davis Sr. is the owner and cue builder. Attention to detail is given to each and every RD Custom Cue.
Reddog Cues & Accessories – Handcrafted, naturally balanced cues designed and manufactured by a 35 year student of the game. Reddog uses only the finest quality materials to create unique cues to your specifications. These cues are hand turned – no production lines here.
Reeves Custom Cues & Cue Repair – Quality you can depend on. Prices you can afford.
Richard Black Custom Cues – Custom crafted cues by world renowned cuemaker Richard Black. He possesses a gift – an artist’s eye for color and form and a no-holds-barred imagination.
Richard Chudy Custom Cues – You will see new examples of ‘classic style’ cues as well as new albums of cues organized into groups by design.
Richmond Cues – Finest manufacturer of handcrafted pool and billiard cues. Every cue is meticulously designed and hand crafted under the direct supervision of the original “Richmond” family.
RJH Custom Cues – Custom cues by Richard Hsu.
Robertson Custom Cues
Robin Cues (United Kingdom) – Making, repairing and altering snooker, billiards, and pool cues for over 20 years.
Robinson Cues – A unique handcrafted design with the emphasis on quality.
Rocket Cues – Cues by John Rocker.
Rogai (Italy) – The production is completely handicraft, each section and detail is made and tested in our labs. Each component wood of the shaft is selected with care and entirely threaded inside in order to guarantee an extraordinary firmness and to last in time.
Ron Betts Custom Cue – Custom cues built by Ron Betts specializing in one of a kind cues.
Ron Haley – Ron prefers to make one-of-a-kind cues in his own design. Ron makes all of his own parts, and makes about 16 cues per year.


S & S Cues – Hand crafted pool cues, made to order by Alton and Paul Sumrall.
Samsara Cues – Home of the best woodworkers in the pool and billiard industry. Specializing in high quality professional custom pool cues that are unique in design and performance.
Sanko Custom Cues – I use many exotic woods that most custom pool cue makers are probably not aware of. Instead of simply using just birdseye maple and ebony I incorporate into my custom pool cues woods from Australia and all over the globe.
Schmelke Cues – Break with the best. (English, Japanese, Spanish)
Schon Custom Cues – Custom pool and billiard cues.
Schuler Legacy Cues – A 50 year legacy of extraordinary custom cue craftsmanship. Be part of the legacy.
Scorpion Cues – Developed exclusively for 2004 Player of the Year and 4 Time World Champion Johnny Archer, Scorpion cues are crafted with a hard rock maple inner core, then grafted with a resilient fiberglass shell to defend against warping and dings.
Scot Sherbine Cues – Proficient Billiards
Searing Cues
Shaman Cues – Quality since 1992. Cues by Robert W. Smith.
Shannon Custom Cues – An up and coming cue maker in the Salinas Valley area of Northern California. His current production output is only about 25 cues per year from his one-man shop. Biography found at Wolfbite Cue Solutions.
Shark Professional Breaking Cue Stick – The most outstanding feature of this hand crafted masterpiece is its deep, dark ebony construction with the utmost in artistic design inlays made of precious ivory and curly maple.
Sherm Custom Billiard Cues – I started my “cuesmithing” over 15 years ago. I’ve always been fascinated with the sport of billiards and came to the conclusion that I had much more talent in cuemaking than playing the game itself.
Showcase Custom Cues & Shafts – Cues featuring the Tru-Hit shaft, including jump and break cues.
Showman Cues – John L. Showman is a talented craftsman who focus his abilities and experts in the art of creating handcrafted custom cues. Among John’s other talents, he knows how to paint and draw.
Shurtz Custom Cues – We have been making cues since 1983 in the heartland of our country, and we are a proud member of the American Cuemakers Association. It is our goal to make each customer a cue that is not only strikingly handsome but has a pro quality hit.
Sickles Custom Cues – Custom cues by Jim Sickles. Best hit for the money, and these cues are a great value. Cuemaker only making 5-10 cues a year, with superb workmanship.
Sima Cues – Custom cue and pool stick maker Mike Sima. Professional cue maker for 16 years.
Simmons Custom Cues – My cues are made out of exotic wood of your choice cored with spliced hard rock maple to prevent warping.
Simons Cues – Cues by Lane Simons. My first concern is for the hit of a cue; I leave the nearly unused collector’s models up to another cue maker. I want you to use my cue when winning is crucial.
Skip Weston Cues – My background is machining and rather extensive as 25 plus years as a machinist has left me proficient on all types of conventional and CNC lathes, millers, grinders and other machine shop equipment.
SmartCue (Taiwan) – Need a particular pool cue design for your local market? Want quality products with amazing performance to dazzle your customers? Thanks to our outstanding R and D and attentive customer service, SmartCue can deliver.
Smeraldi Cues – Both domestic and imported woods are used to give each cue the look and feel the discerning pool player expects. As a pool player myself, I value not only the look of the cue but, more importantly, how well the cue plays.
Smith Handcrafted Custom Cues – My name is Howard Smith. I am a cue maker. I make handcrafted custom billiard cues. I would like to make one just for you.
South East Cuespool cues created and crafted by cue master Nat Green.
South West Cues – A tribute to Jerry Franklin.
Stamford Cuemakers (United Kingdom) – Traditionally hand made snooker cues and leather cases crafted to the highest standards for today’s snooker professionals including Peter Ebdon and Ding Junhui.
Stealth Cues – Has emerged as a powerhouse in the billiards industry, introducing a number of innovative products since its inception in 1992.
Steve Klein Custom Cues – Specializing in custom designed, one of a kind cues. Incorporating ebony, ivory and birdseye maple. Spliced points and veneers our specialty.
Stinger JumpBreak Cue
Stoltman’s Custom Cues and Repairs – Don’t get busted with a shady cue. With 17 years in the billiards industry and 8 years as a cue repair specialist you are guaranteed quality work at a fair price.
Super Flash Billiard Cues (Turkey) – The best and the first billiard cues manufacturer in Turkey. (English, Turkish)
Syra-Cues by Ron Kadey – Our cues are traditional in design and often times the ideas of our customers are incorporated into them. There is no CNC work to be found in a cue with the RK logo on it.


Tacos MD (Argentina) (Spanish)
TC Custom Cues (France) – French cuemaking. (English, French)
Ted Harris Custom Cues – Custom cues by Ted Harris, cuemaker offering custom made pool cues, pool sticks, cue sticks, billiard cues, and exotic cues. Expert professional cue repair available.
Therrien Cues – Custom products and premium repair.
Tiger Professional Cues – The only choice for the serious pool player.
Tim Prince Cues – I hand pick all the woods and inlay materials that go into my cues. I am very picky when it comes to the materials that I use. I build roughly 40 cues a year, mostly spliced pointed cues. Biography found at Wolfbite Cue Solutions.
Tim Scruggs Custom Cues – Legendary quality & workmanship.
TimO CuesCustom cues and cue repair by Dan O’Brien.
Titan Shafts by Nick Marino – A very solid and powerful hit that has never been felt in a break before due to the titanium tubing that has been placed inside the shaft.
TK Scruggs Custom Cues – Our point is…perfection. All of our custom cues are designed and hand crafted by Tom and Kim Scruggs.
TNS Custom Cues – Serious cues for serious players. Provides custom cue building services and cue parts to pool equipment manufacturers.
Tonkin Custom Cues – One of one high end hand built. The best hitting and playing there is.
Tony Wilshaw Cues (United Kingdom) – Renowned for producing high quality hand-made cues to the customers’ own exclusive specifications. The company was founded in 1985 and has since catered for many top professional players.
Tricues (United Kingdom) – The patented cues have a triangular barrel which aid the player in producing a true shot when sliding the cue through the bridge hand.
Triple Cross Cues – Designed and constructed by a player, for players. Consistency is the most important issue in billiard sports.
TT Custom Cues – My name is Tom Trott. In this site you will find an array of custom one-off cues that I have personally handcrafted. These custom cues are made from the finest exotic woods and use a variety of inlay and ring work.
Tucker Cue Works – Building cues the traditional way is my hobby and passion.
Turner Custom Cues – Hand built at my personal shop in Moses Lake, Washington. Each cue is individually built to meet my customer’s exact requirements.


Uncle Larry Custom Cues – Larry Mohr produces some very sweet cues in his one-man shop in Northern California. He only makes between 12-20 custom cues per year and they’re highly sought after by local players in the Bay Area. Biography found at Wolfbite Cue Solutions.
Universal Smartshaft – Combines cutting-edge technology and versatility, giving you more control than ever before. Used by Pros Thorsten Hohman and Sarah Ellerby.


Valley pool cues – With quality design and durability that’s unmatched in the industry, Valley’s cue sticks are the industry standard.
Vigor Shaft by KF Cues
Viking Cue – The most critical tool for your game. Manufactures top quality pool cues that are sure to improve your game. From our standard models, specialty, or custom made cues, you’re sure to find what your looking for.
Vollmer Custom Cues (Germany) – Professional custom cues since 1993. Made out of the finest timber and under adherence of the strictest choice- and processing criteria every cue is a high grade unique specimen which will accompany the player along his way in sport. (English, German)


Wade Custom Cues – Custom cues by Ronnie Wade. Hand-made custom cues.
Wattana Cue (Thailand) – Cue to perfection. High end cues made from the highest quality materials in a piece of art, straight grained matured shafts, solid African ebony butt , rare and fascinating exotic wood splices and the vacuum joint
Wayne Ball’s “Killer” Cues – Wayne Ball does all work himself including inlays and restorations.
Wayne Custom Cues – Custom pool cues by Wayne Holmes, a 2nd generation cue maker. Where quality is not just a goal…it’s a requirement.
Welsh Pool Trading (Wales) – Suppliers of pool and snooker equipment. We also have our own range of UK handmade cues of the highest quality and at great value for money.
Wheat Cues – Custom cues by Eddie Wheat.
Whisler Custom Cues – Scott Whisler has been crafting cues in Arizona for over a decade. His cues are constructed from raw materials, not pre-assembled parts. He is one of the few remaining cue makers that make cues that contain veneered, spliced/structural points.
Wilson Custom Cues – Cues by Adam Wilson. Builds all types of custom cues. We do all types of cue repair including joint repair. We also move, recover and repair your tables. Let us help you with your cue or table needs today.
Winkler Cues (Italy) – Through years of cue building experience, we take pride in producing only quality products by utilizing a process that includes over 150 separate operations in the construction of each cue. (English, German, Italian)
Woodworth Q’s – Woodworth will testify to his desire to excel in all aspects of billiards. Combine these attributes with an unfailing zeal to satisfy his customers and his love for the game and you have the making of a first-class cuemaker.
WORX Custom Cues (Philippines) – At this site you’ will find some history about our products as well as useful information regarding our storefront.
Wutke Custom Cues (Canada) – Home of custom made two piece snooker and pool cues since 1982.


Yingling Custom Cues & Repair – Cues by Mike Yingling. Hand crafted with the same passion that you play your game.


Zac Cues (Canada) – Each cue is hand crafted, and one of a kind. They all share one thing in common, however. Every cue is designed and built to ensure the utmost playability.
Zak’s Custom Cues (Australia) – Handcrafted custom designed pool cues just for you…naturally.
Zidek Cues (Czech Republic) (Czech)
Zimmerman Custom Cues – Custom cues by Michael Zimmerman.
Zinzola Custom Cues – Creates custom pool cues that play as good as they look.


A Quick Overview

Tip 1 - Choosing The Right Wood

Tip 2 - Choosing The Correct Weight

Tip 3 - Choosing The Correct Length

Tip 4 - Choosing Your Tip Size

Tip 5 - Eliminate Bent Snooker Cues

Tip 6 - Expensive Snooker Cues

Tip 7 - Finding That Perfect Price

Tip 1 - Choosing The Right Wood

What Are The Best Woods For Snooker Cues?

Ash and Maple are the two main sources of wood used to make snooker cues.

- Ash wood, comes straight from an Ash Tree (hence the word "ash"), has visibly darker grain lines and is considered the toughest out of the two. While...

- Maple wood, comes straight from a Maple Tree, is mainly used for pool cues and has many tighter grain lines (close together) than Ash wood.

Try them both; cuz wood type is largely a matter of feel. But if you want my personal opinion, go for the Ash wood. It's stronger and built to last.

Tip 2 - Choosing The Correct Weight

How Much Do Snooker Cues Weigh?

Because of its long length, snooker cues have a metal bolt skewed in at the thicker end, typically called the butt. This helps maintain an even balance when playing a friend and allows you to strike the "cue ball" (white ball) with enough force.

Snooker cues come in 3 different weights, 17 - 19 ounces (oz), and weighs no more than your average "Baked Beans" tin (give or take a bean).

- 17 ounces (oz), is the lightest from the bunch. It's perfect for beginners as it gives a better feel for a shot.

- 19 ounces (oz), is the heaviest and has the tendency to tire out inexperienced players. These cues are brilliant for intermediate to advanced players, as it is ideal for those power shots.

So what weight do you go for?

Mmm... let me see... in the wisdom of "Goldie locks and the three bears", I'd stick with middle (18 ounce). That way, you'd get the best of both worlds, by future proofing yourself as you grow into your cue.

Tip 3 - Choosing The Correct Length

Does Size Really matter?

You know... there's this strange method in the snooker world, which allows you to check and see if a snooker cues length is right for you...

Wanna know how?

Well, first of all, stand the cue upright so that the "tip" (skinny end of the cue) is pointing to the ceiling. If the cues tip measures just below your shoulder, it's perfect.

But in reality... it doesn't matter.

The standard length for snooker cues are anywhere between 57 - 58 inches long. However, 57 inches should be ideal for just about 99% of players, unless your exceptionally tall (a giraffe), or very small (a grain of salt).

Tip 4 - Choosing Your Tip Size

What Tip Sizes For Snooker Cues Do You Go For?

Your snooker cues tip is one of the most important part for playing any game, cuz without it... there is NO game.

Cue tips come in different sizes starting from 9mm all the way up to 13mm. Generally speaking, tip sizes for snooker cues are between 8 - 10mm and 10 - 13mm are for pool cues. Although, you do see some pool players with 8mm tips, which is pretty strange. Oh... and by the way...

If your snooker cue comes with a "GREEN" chalk, don't go using "BLUE", as this could damage your cues tip. And you don't want that to happen... now do you?

Chalk is used to add grip to the tip to prevent you from a "miss hit" (a foul). That's why you see many players chalking their cue right before a shot.

Tip 5 - Eliminate Bent Snooker Cues

Is My Snooker Cue Warped?

A slightly bent snooker cue could prevent you from learning quicker or stop you from winning matches. I mean... Just imagine playing with a banana... It won't work. So it's important to check and see if your cue is warped.

To do this, hold the butt (the thicker end) while pointing the tip (the skinny end) towards a source of light, as if you're holding a riffle. While looking down the cue, twist it and check to see if it's straight. Any warping will be immediately noticeable.

To prevent your cue from warping DON'T: rest it up against the snooker table, the wall or even on the snooker table for prolonged times.

Tip 6 - Expensive Snooker Cues

Why Are Snooker Cues So Expensive?

The answer is the type of wood used and how long it takes to make. Particularly if it is man (or woman) made.

The most expensive part of the cue is the butt end. Butts are made by splicing (overlapping) different pieces of wood together for decorative effect. Woods can also be spliced together to create different coloured patterns and can instantly produce amazing results.

As you can imagine, this is where the craftsmanship comes into play, as many hours are dedicated to produce the desired effect. This is also where the cue makers separate the boys from the men.

Tip 7 - Finding That Perfect Price

So What's A Decent Price For Snooker Cues?

Believe it or not, there are snooker cues that cost more than £300. So I know first hand, it could cost you an arm or your spine. But here's the thing...

You don't wanna go too cheap, cuz it might snap into pieces when you take your first shot. And you don't wanna spend your spine, cuz you need that. And besides, spending £300 might break your bank.

So what do you do?

Don't go cheap, you will soon regret it. Spend at least £50 or more on a decent cue with a good quality tip. Oh... and by the way...

Spend a little more on extra chalks and tips. They're cheep and last for a very long time. That way you could maintain your cue, as well as enjoying yourself.
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One piece cues are also called house cues.  These pool cue


Thinking of becoming more serious about your pool game? One of the best ways to advance your skill level is by purchasing your first brand name cue.  Or maybe you just bought a nice pool table and you are setting up your game room. In this case, you will need a set of house cues to use when your friends come over for a game.Billiard Cue

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is one option in pool cues that can give you the leg up on your game to help you play pool better and more consistently.

Why should you choose this type of pool cue?

Superior materials - Action Pool Cues are made from high quality materials that


Hard Cue Cases
Once you have found your perfect cue, you will want to make absolutely sure that you keep it safe from damage. You want your cue to last as long as possible. Of the types of cue cases, hard box cases offer the most rigid cue protection possible. These cases can also be found at a very affordable price.

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There are many factors that go into making you the best pool player you can be, but one of the most important is getting the right cue. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a pool cue.   

McDermott Valiant Pool CuesThe ideal weight
Getting a cue that is the correct weight for your skill level can advance your game. A heavier cue, weighing 20 or 21 ounces, is