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  1. Cue Smith Tapering Machine
    Starting at $2,795.00

    This lathe comes with a powerful 3/4 HP variable speed DC motor. The basic unit comes with 4 foot bed, leadscrew power feed, butt and shaft taper bars, ER Collet headstock with dead center / spur driver and a 1/2" drill chuck on the tailstock with 60 degree live center and vertical router as well as an auto stop.. It takes up very little room at 4 feet long. This is the perfect machine to do your butt and shaft tapering to keep your other lathes free for other aspects of cue building. The speed range is fast enough to use for sanding and can be slowed down to a crawl for shaft tapering or finishing cues..The Basic Package one unit internet special is $2795. Package two comes with everything in package one plus removable shaft bar $50, Point Taper Bar $35, one additional shaft bar $150 and a small 60 degree live center for turning shafts $30. Only $2995 Save $65 Learn More
  2. Butterfly Butt Sleeves
    Starting at $20.00

    We now have the butterfly butt sleeves glued up and turned round. 
    Each shaft has three colors of veneers in them. They are turned to 1.375" and are over 4" long. These sleeves have over 20 layers of colored veneers glued up under tons of pressure and the layers alternate the three different colors all the way through the piece, so you have thin 1/16" stripes on two sides and nice butterfly points on the other two sides of the sleeve.

    The current in stock colors are:
    #1 Blue, gray and red.
    #2 Gray, olive and red.
    #3 Brown, gray and olive.

    All look very nice as they are subdued earth tones THEY ALSO MAKE GREAT COLORED BUTT RINGS! Learn More

  3. Moori

    Starting at: $15.00

    Laminated pigskin tip made in Japan. The original multi layered tip. Available in Soft, Medium and Quick/Hard. 14mm Learn More
  4. Internet Special #4 Free Inlay Pattern

    Purchase the Deluxe Cue Smith Cue Builders Special for $3195 or $3495 and the Self Contained Inlay Machine for $1895 and get any one extra in stock Inlay Pattern for free.
    A $100 Savings.

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  5. specials
    Starting at $185.00

    Internet Special #1
    **Jump Start 6 pack special!**
    1- Bocote 30” x 1.375” butt dowel
    1- Purple Heart 30” x 1.375” butt dowel
    1- Ziricote 28”+ partially tapered butt
    1- Bocote 18” x 1.375” dowel
    1- Ebony forearm 18” x 1.200” doweled
    1- Ebony butt sleeve 3.75” x 1.375” dowel
    1- Medium Rosewood 18” x 1.375” dowel
    3- Maple Handles 18” x 1.375” dowels
    ONLY $185 (save $$)

    Add 6 #1 mix shaft dowels for $65 more =$250 (Save $$)
    This is all the wood needed for 6 complete cues!

    **Most of this exotic wood came from closed cue factories and the wood
    has been in it's present state for several years. You can't ask for
    more stable wood to give you a Jump Start building your cues.**

    Makes a great starter kit for the beginning cue maker or a great addition to the
    inventory of any cue shop! There is no limit on how many you can buy, so stock up!
    This wood is all carefully kiln dried.

    No Substitutions!

    The above pieces can be purchased individually on our Wood Shop page.

    USA ORDERS ONLY! Learn More
  6. Walking Cane Lathe

    This lathe is specifically designed to build walking canes. However it could be used for turning other wood projects also. It comes with the larger 1.4" spindle bore headstock with 3/4HP variable speed motor and a steady rest with 1.4" chuck mounted on it just like the headstock has Learn More
  7. Cue Smith Inlay Machine
    Starting at $1,895.00

    What is the CUE SMITH INLAY MACHINE and how does it work? In technical terms it is a Three Axis Linear Motion Manual Pantomill with .001" micro adjustments. It has the ability to cut out the part from your inlay material (Ivory, Abalone, Wood, Silver, Gold, Mother-of Pearl, Plastic, etc...) then cut the pocket out of the cue to accept the part. You can also make patterns with this machine. Learn More
  8. Cue Finishing and Wrapping Lathe
    Starting at $795.00

    This lathe comes with a powerful 3/4 HP variable speed DC motor. The basic unit comes with 4 foot bed, a three jaw chuck on the headstock and a 1/2” chuck on the tailstock. It is very portable and under 30 pounds and 4 feet long. This is the perfect second function lathe for shop or tournament work. You can do shaft cleaning, reconditioning, sanding or butt sanding and finishing on it with some accessories. The speed range is from about 200 to 2000 rpm. You can add a foot control for wrapping. Learn More
  9. Micro Cue Smith III™ Cue Lathe

    This is our most portable Lathe. It uses the same headstock, chuck, tailstock,and cross-slide as our Mid Size Cue Smith lathe yet is super portable. At only 36" it is very compact, and the basic unit weighs under 30 pounds, so you can take it anywhere to do on the spot cue repairs. This is all the lathe you need for tips and ferrules on two-piece cues, but that is about all it is designed to do with the lightweight motor. Learn More
  10. Mid Size Cue Smith Lathe with sliding Headstock
    Starting at $1,450.00

    This lathe is only slightly less portable than the MICRO CUE SMITH II and weighs in at just over 40 pounds and is only 48 inches long. There are no Bed Extensions to hassle with even when doing house cues. It does Tips, Ferrules, Shaft Reconditioning, Joint Work, House Cues, Wraps and could build a cue with the right options added.


    Our most popular Repair Lathe!

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  11. Deluxe Cue Smith™ Cue Lathe
    Starting at $1,995.00

    This is the machine for the serious cue maker! This shows the Deluxe Cue Smith headstock with both chucks, the larger handwheel, and larger tailstock. You can use the steady rest behind or in front of the headstock. The headstock has 24 position indexing for cutting points, slots or inlays.

    Deluxe Cue Smith (base price) $1995.00

    The Basic unit includes one chuck on headstock, indexing lathe, offsetting tailstock, variable speed motor, house cue/joint work steady rest with collets, wrap foot control, 3 lathe pins, concaved live center, drill chuck, DVD and two 8 oz Cleaners & a Cue Wax!

    Additional options below included in Cue Building packages one and two:

    Package #1 includes Aluminum Storage Cabinet with more storage space than the discontinued wood cabinet $275
    Taper Attachments $595.00
    Vertical Router, Spur Driver and Bit $200.00
    Power Feed (Handwheel replacement type) $175.00
    Rear Chuck $100.00

    Choice of 1/2 HP or 3/4 HP Variable Speed DC Motor included.

    60 Degree Live Center $35.00
    two 8 ounce Shaft Cleaner, Cue Wax
    Extra steady rest $95.00

    Plus boring bar $8, cut off tool $8 and an extra two-way tool post $12)
    Regular Price $3498.00
    Package #1 Special price (Total Savings $203) $3295.00

    Package #2 comes with heavier duty leadscrew Power Feed $550, instead of Hand Wheel replacement type and includes all other options in package #1
    Regular price $3873.00
    Package #2 Special price (Total Savings $278) $3595.00
    See our SPECIALS page for more savings and see below for more options.


    Additional Options:

    The above Package One Deluxe without Storage Cabinet $3145

    The above Package Two Deluxe without Storage Cabinet $3445

    Either package comes with your choice of 1/2 HP DC Variable speed motor on sliding headstock or Stationary Headstock with 3/4 HP DC variable speed motor

    The 3/4 HP motor is strong enough for coring, but eliminates the ability to taper one piece cues with your router

    Unless you want to build 1 piece cues we strongly suggest the 3/4HP motor.

    Removable Shaft Bar $50 (Allows you to remove your shaft bar and keep the settings)

    Additional Shaft Bars $150 (Allows you to set up different bars for different tapers)

    Additional Router brackets for multi-position mounting $50

    Additional #2 Morse Taper Tailstock $210

    Thread Milling Attachment for Package 2 $450



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  12. A Leather Wrap Fixture
    Starting at $195.00

    Cue Smith Leather Wrap Fixture
    For Cue Smith Lathes


    • Mounted Seaming guide
    • Wrap length and end radius template
    • 5 mixed leather wraps (our choice)
    • Length measuring sliding ruler
    • Foam glue applicators and razor blades
    • Instruction DVD

    The Cue Smith Leather Wrap Fixture is designed to work only on the Cue Smith Lathes with indexing headstocks.

    The Cue Smith Leather Wrap Fixture makes leather installation a breeze with a little practice.

    Our Deluxe Wrap Fixture comes with the Adjustable Length Leather Template instead of Standard Template and Ruler! Learn More

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