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    Hi all, just about to order a pool cue, went to pick my woods, and lying around I found a railway sleeper sized plank of palm wood. I want the cue spliced very high (25/26in), could I use the palm wood for the full butt? Would look stunning if I could, but I can't remember ever seeing it used like t

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    My local cue maker had it in the corner of his workshop!!! Was just checking it wasn't a big no no. Just got to pick lower splices now 🙈

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    I'll put a pic up tomorrow when I go there again. It was like Aladdin's cave in there I was a bit sweaty in the palm 😂

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    Also seen a Trevor White cue with palm wood butt splices some years ago.


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    Gotta be honest ATM I was thinking 4 lighter coloured splices at the bottom! There were serious different burr stumps everywhere, I won't be able to r

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    the TW cue had 4x chateviga(?) splices which is an orangey coloured wood which - to me - did not look good on the palm

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    Lol was thinking Amboyna- doesn't get more orange really 😂 Might just have 1 long face splice then, jet black ebony could look good against th

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    always love amboyna burr
    red or gold mallee or karelian(masur) birch (lovely golden colour)

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    They're all favourites, I'll see what he's got, cheers 👍

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