How do you restore a pool 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 do you fix a broken pool cue?


  1. Use a razor blade, sharp knife, or pliers to either cut or pulloff the old tip from the end of the cue.
  2. Scrape off any remaining old glue from the ferrule using yourblade or knife.
  3. Use 60 to 80 grit sandpaper to sand down and smooth the end ofthe pool cue to make the surface as even as possible.


What is the best glue for pool cue tips?

Reviews: Best cue tip glue on the market

  • Tiger glue for cue tips.
  • Gorilla super glue gel.
  • Loctite professional super glue.
  • Tweeten glue for cue tips.
  • Cyanoacrylate Instant glue.
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How much does it cost to replace a ferrule?

The cost to replace the ferrule is usually $20-30 at most repair shops.

How do you seal a pool cue?

If you are at bare wood on the entire cue, go to Lowes and get Deft sanding sealer in a spray can. Evenly, spray on a few coats and let it dry. It drys fast. Sand it with 400 and then with 600 until it is smooth.

Can you straighten a pool cue shaft?

Find a damp place or spray the cue liberally with water and add some weight to the cue butt. Then Hang it. Let gravity do the work. It usually takes a few weeks to straighten them.

How do you clean a ferrule pool cue?

Dampen the sponge like Magic Eraser and wipe down the cue including the ferrule. Wipe the excess moisture (there should be very little) and the grime off the cue with a cotton towel. You can use a dollar bill to burnish the stick if you want to be like the old time pool players.

How do I make my cue shaft smoother?

A simple maintenance routine involves cleaning the shaft using a non-abrasive cloth to remove oil and dirt deposited on it. Clean the shaft after every few games. Burnishing the cue shaft will ensure the cue stays slick, and regular maintenance will keep the shaft gliding smoothly.

How do you tip a burnish pool cue?

Just wet the side of the tip and then rub the tip across the felt and rotate shaft while doing so. The friction of the cloth will burnish.

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How often should you change your pool cue tip?

A good rule of thumb is to change your cue tip every 6 months.

How heavy should a pool cue be?


Typical weights for pool cues range between 18-21 ounces. Most players begin with a 19 oz. cue stick. Using a lighter weight stick (18-19 oz.) will create more “snap” in your shot; your cue ball will be dynamic and your object ball will go into the pocket at a slower pace.

Can you use superglue for pool cue tips?

Apply the supplied tip cement or your favorite adhesive (I also recommend any type of gel super glue) to the tip. Roughing up the bottom of your new pool cue tip is a good way of making sure the glue has somewhere to grab. Make sure to put some glue on the ferrule side, too!

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