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    Default Cutting cue blanks from Ash

    Afternoon! I'm new to the forum, arriving here from a different direction to most I imagine. My business is the manufacturing of cricket bat clefts, from Willow. I live in Suffolk, pretty much the heartland of global Willow production.

    One of the growers I work with has asked if I'd b

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    from what I have seen, a blank is approx. 2"x2"x60"; from this they can get a 1pc cue, can be shorter if after a 3/4 shaft -- You need to be registered to read the rest of this thread, To become a member, Click HERE --
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    Thanks Dean, very useful, much appreciated. I'll be sure to get logs cut long enough. Cricket bat rounds are half the length!

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    As a cuemaker I'd be looking for straight tight grain no matter what the species of timber, kiln dried 1/4 sawn boards cut to 35mm X 35mm X 1500/1550

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