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    Default Cue Care - Rough Finish

    I've just purchased a new cue from a reputable cue maker and whilst the cue is perfect in it's specification, it appears to have a somewhat rougher finish than expected. I contacted the supplier who advised to use linseed oil and burnish after but it still seems a bit rough on the grain.


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    Just adding oil won't solve the problem. Its hard to say without seeing the cue but the grain may have swelled which would need to be sanded back, dep

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    If you want to seal/fill the grain yourself you can get aurora grain sealer on ebay. Or mix, sand sealer with a fine powder filler with wood dye to cr

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    some Ash is rougher/coarser than other, not to be said that all can't be finished to a high standard. Not easy to do unless you know what you are doin

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    I recently sent an old ash pool cue of mine that needed a touch of grain filler in places to -- You need to be registered to read the rest of this thread, To become a member, Click HERE --
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    I have had a few rough feeling cues here and I solved this problem using 1,000 and 2,000 grit emery paper. I couldn't find what I wanted in a wood wo

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    New handmade quality cues need constant burnishing for a while until the wood absorbs the oil and hardens up. Just get a piece of A4paper and rub the

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    I wouldn't disagree with that. I just see people turning to sandpaper all too quickly when it isn't necessary. If mine had to see sandpaper to put it

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