Category Archives: Cue Tips

How to cut and shape a trumpet – crown cue tip

How to cut and shape a trumpet - crown cue tip

How to cut and shape a trumpet – crown cue tip If you are after a larger tip for your cue than the ferrule then this might be the answer to your problems. At times, players will love the cue they have but have considered changing it as they feel they would benefit from a […]

Tweeten Tenoning Machine

Tweeten Tenoning Machine

Tweeten Tenoning Machine In this video we thought we’d give you a quick overview of the Tweeten Tenoning Machine made in the USA. This machine is the ‘Go to’ tool for so many cue makers and cue repairers and it’s easy to see why. Without trying to belittle the machine in any way, it’s like […]

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip If you would like to fit your own tips then this may get started with this video on Century Pro Cue Tips. The Century G3 tip is a slightly medium/hard tip and can be a little different to fit so as it’s so popular we […]

Removing snooker cue ferrule scratches and cleaning

Removing snooker cue ferrule scratches and cleaning

Removing snooker cue ferrule scratches and cleaning Cleaning your brass cue ferrule is a fairly straight forward job. There are a few ways you can clean it, 0000 grit steel wool, micromesh paper, 3000 grit paper, brasso, duraglit etc etc. The main thing is to ensure you don’t damage the shaft or get any of […]

How to Fit and Shape a Mushroom Snooker Tip

How to Fit and Shape a Mushroom Snooker Tip

How to Fit and Shape a Mushroom Snooker Tip I get many questions asked about cue tip shapes and it certainly seems to be an obsession out there. I am a fan of the standard cue tip shape but sometimes players like the cue but want a larger tip so the mushroom type shape provides […]

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip This video should give you good idea of how to change Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip. Even the soft Talisman tips are slightly on the hard side so if it’s the first time you have fitted one it may catch you out; personally I think they […]

How to Change a Snooker Tip

How to Change a Snooker Tip

How to Change a Snooker Tip How to Change a Snooker Tip – If you are looking for a steer on how to change a snooker cue tip then this video should get you off to a good start. Within the video I try and answer as many questions sent to me via email, Facebook […]

How to Retip a Snooker Cue

How to Retip a snooker cue

How to Retip a Snooker Cue I love this topic as there are many ways to retip a snooker cue and even since doing this video I probably do it a number of different way depending on the tip I’m fitting. The video will, however, give you an insight into how to fit a tip […]

Cue Tip Shapes

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Professional Tip Shape 1     Jamie Jones Professional Tip Shape 2     Ding Junhui Professional Tip Shape 3     Jack Lisowski Professional Tip Shape 4     Barry Hawkins Professional Tip Shape 5     Lyu Haotian Professional Tip Shape 6     Stuart Bingham Professional Tip Shape 7     Stephen […]

Professional Snooker Player Tip Shapes

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Professional Tip Shape 1     Ronnie O’Sullivan Professional Tip Shape 2     Mark Selby Professional Tip Shape 3     Fergal O’Brien Professional Tip Shape 4     Gary Wilson Professional Tip Shape 5     Shaun Murphy Professional Tip Shape 6     Stuart Bingham Professional Tip Shape 7     Yan […]

How Not to Fit a Cue Ferrule

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  Well, what a great example of how not to change a cue ferrule   [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”handmadesnookercues” box_width=”250″ box_height=”” locale=”en_GB” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”1″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ]

Elkmaster Milk Dud Cue Tips

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  Well I hope you enjoyed a little look into how to make ‘Milk Dud Cue Tips’ from an Elkmaster Cue Tip. You can find all the items to give this a go on the Snooker Crazy Website if it takes your fancy but either way, when you see this type of cue tip on the […]

Leather Snooker Tips

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Well I guess you’d like to know how it played? Well I don’t mind telling you that I was a little surprised how well the tip played. I felt it would probably be reasonably good but the tip had a superb grip which I wasn’t really prepared for. It screwed the ball excellently and took […]

How to Make a Laminated Snooker Cue Tip

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    Well that was a nice little experiment. Although I have shown you a lot of pictures, the snooker tip didn’t take too long to produce at this stage. To get a consistent tip you would have to firm up the stages that’s for sure and I would take a look more at the […]

Snooker Tip Shapes

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        Want to see all the tips used by the pro’s in the 2017 World Snooker Championships, well we got 21 of them and you can see them here:  Professional Snooker Player Tip Shapes  If you would like to take a look at our tip fitting accessories then click this link. [efb_likebox […]

Cue Tip Press

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Obviously we haven’t gone too deeply into the operation of a cue tip press but we have written a further article to show compression rates and what effect it has on cue tip sizes and hardness. If you would like to view our cue tip replacement equipment then please click here. If you would like […]