'Off The Shelf' High Quality Handmade Cues at affordable Prices!

 

Please contact us if you'd like to come to Warrington and view any cue before you buy. Or even if you just want to come and browse our stock.

 

 

Tiger Cues are hand made by Cue Makers with at least 10 years cue making experience. Each cue is made from start to finish by the same individual cue maker from timbers individually selected to ensure the best possible cue in the final result. Each cue takes at least two months to make.

 

Our head cue maker Darryl Ellis and the owner of Tiger Cues of our Cues HAVE ANY BLACK painted-up or covered up woods to look like ebony. Nor do we use any clear lacquers on our cues like some makers. All our cues are finished with polish and sealants to keep out the dirt and have that natural wood finish most players crave.

 

Our cues are come with a MONEY BACK guarantee that they are genuine North American Mountain Ash or Canadian Maple and 100% ebony, they are also guaranteed to be a straight as a die.

 

All through the build stages of each cue it is reviewed against acting standards and if even the slightest flaw is found then the cue is discarded. We do not sell seconds here at Tiger Cues!

 

Please note that shipping costs only cover mainland UK destinations, please get in touch for a shipping quote to other destinations.

Thanks Kevin Muncaster from all here at Tiger Cues! 

 

Tiger Cues has to give a big thank you to Kevin Muncaster from Freckelton near Preston! Kev was a UK cue maker for over forty years and arguably one of the best in the UK for most of his career. Darryl the owner of Tiger Cues, and Kev have been friends for nearly thirty years and Kev has been instrumental in helping Darryl take Tiger Cues in the right direction.

 

Tiger Cues started in 2010 only with thanks to Kev's advice, lessons and instruction on the art of cue making and repair. We can't thank Kev enough for his help over the years. He still regularly pops down to Warrington to meet with Darryl in our workshop for a coffee and provide sessions passing on his vast experience and knowledge. Kudos to you Kev, we wouldn't be where we are without you! :0)

 

Picture right: is a recent photo of Darryl (left) and Kev (right) in our Warrington workshop, with centre stage our sixty year old Colchester Chipmaster 5x20 lathe Vicky! And yes the lathe has a name and she deserves one! :0D

All in the range are either genuine American Mountain Ash or Canadian Maple shafts hand spliced with genuine Black Ebony and decorative ornate natural woods. We stock tip sizes between 8mm and 10mm with a wide range of weights, butt diameter and balance points. All the cues include a 6" mini butt extention in with the price listed below.

From Left To right in both photos.

Tiger Cue - Azazel spliced with Zebra Wood.

Tiger Cue - Bantam spliced with Maple Burl.

Tiger Cue - Ultron spliced with Maple Burl.

Tiger Cue - Colossus spliced with American Holly.

Tiger Cue - Domino spliced with American Holly.

Tiger Cue - Exodus spliced with Maple Burl and Zebra Wood.

Tiger Cue - Forge spliced with Thuya Burl, American Holly.

Tiger Cue - Guardian spliced with maple burl and American holly.

Tiger Cue - Havok spliced with Maple Burl.

Tiger Cue - Ink spliced with Zebrawood and American Holly.

Tiger Cue - Jackal spliced with Maple Burl and Holly.

Tiger Cue - Kang spliced with Purpleheart wood.

Tiger Cue - Klaw spliced with Maple Burl and Holly.

Tiger Cue - Loki spliced with American Holly and Bloodwood.

 

Tiger Cue - Moonstone spliced with Zebrawood.

Tiger Cue - Nightcrawler as it comes, plain ash and ebony cue.

Tiger Cue - Onslaught splaced with Bloodwood, American Holly and Ebony.

Tiger Cue - Punisher spliced with American holly and additional Ebony.

Tiger Cue - Quantum spliced with Zebrawood.

Tiger Cue - Rocket spliced with Canadian Maple and Teakwood, styled like Ronnie's!

Tiger Cue - Skaar spliced with Dark Maple Burl.

Tiger Cue - Toxin spliced with Purpleheart wood.

All in the range are genuine North American Mountain Ash or Canadian Maple and hand splaiced with genuine Black Ebony and decorative ornate natural woods. All our two piece cues are three quarter jointed with state of the art Vac-Lock Brass joints positioned at around 15" from the base of the cue. We have cues built to be both Pool cues with tips around 8mm is size, and also snooker cues with tip sizes ranging between 9mm and 10mm. All the cues include a 6" mini butt extention in with the price listed below.

From Left to Right in the both pictures.

Tiger Cue - Apus spliced with zebra wood.

Tiger Cue - Becrux spliced with tiger maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Columba spliced with maple and ebony.

Tiger Cue - Draco spliced with yellow maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Electra spliced with red maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Fornax spliced with yellow maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Grus spliced with tiger maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Hydra spliced with yellow maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Indus spliced with ebony and bloodwood.

Tiger Cue - Jabba spliced with yellow maple burl and maple burl.

Tiger Cue - Keid spliced Ebony & Maple Burl.

Tiger Cue - Lynx spliced with Canadian Maple.


Tiger Cue - Mizar spliced with Zebra wood.

Tiger Cue - Naos plain Ash and Ebony.

Tiger Cue - Octan spliced with Holly and Bloodwood.

Tiger Cue - Pyxis spliced with American Holly and additional ebony.

Tiger Cue - Quadrum spliced with Zebrawood.

Tiger Cue - Rocket spliced with American Holly and Teak wood.

Tiger Cue - Scorpius spliced with American Holly and Teakwood.

Tiger Cue - Taurus spliced wit Purpleheart wood.

We use only the best professional grade shafts (Maple and Ash) in our Elite Pro cues and use only the best ornate feature woods for splice work in the cue butt.

 

We replace the black ebony used in our standard range with the far more expensive Dark Brown 'Macassar' ebony. This type of ebony is the finest available for cue making hence the cost.

 

The Elite Pro cue shafts are professional grade in both specification and aesthetics.

  • The professional grade Ash shafts have no "O" grain marks with evenly spaced minimal grain chevrons from ebony splice to tip. The shafts are a 9 or 10 on the strength and stiffness scale.
  • The professional grade Maple shafts have no pin knots or hard spots and there will be no visible mineral or sugar marks. The shafts are a 9 or 10 on the strength and stiffness scale.
The Macassar ebony brings with it beautiful cloudy dark brown swirls which will age over the years and slowly reveal more and more character from the swirling grain in the wood. For more information on the differences between these ebony type's please read through the "Our Woods" page above.

Tiger American 9 and Chinese 8's

 

The Tiger American 9 and Chinese 8 Ball cue range are hand made with Canadian Maple or American Mountain Ash shafts and have butts spliced with genuine Black Ebony and other natural woods. These cues are made by our craftsman using the same techniques as that of our snooker cues, yet in the dimensions better suited to the larrger American 9 & Chinese 8 Ball games.

 

Our A9B & C8B Ball cues will take the same telescopic extensions as our Tiger Snooker cue range. They are fitted with Black Phenolic ferrules and Buffalo Diamond Plus pressed tips as standard. They can be fitted with a Kamui layered tip for extra £9.99.

 

Buffalo Diamond Plus Tips or Genuine Kamui Tips and Phenolic Ferrules

 

All cues in the American 9 & Chinese 8 Ball range are fitted with buffalo diamond plus tips, genuine Kamui Tan or Black tips are available as an upgrade. All cues are also fitted with state of the art black phenolic ferrules.

 

 

Ash & Maple Youth Cues, specifically designed for the younger player!

 

 

Now available in both Ash and Maple these cues are specifically designed for youths ranging from 7 to 16 years of age. They are made to the same high standards the adult cues but with three key design changes, that being ever so slightly thinner butt diameter, the balance point sat further forward in the cue and they are shorter at between 54" to 54 1/2".

 

CUSTOM CUE SERVICE! Choose any cue in our range and have it built from scratch just the way you want it!! For an additional £49 choose tip size, butt width, length and weight of your cue!! There is an 8 week wait whilst your cue is made.

 

Please email Darryl at info@tigercues.co.uk for more info.

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