Posted by Dale Perry on November 19, 2013 at 12:48 PM under
I decided on my fourteen point design for the Amboyna Cue, that is seven up and seven down. This is kind of a famous design because way back when I was one of the very few cue makers that could do seven points.
Back then four points was normal, that's indexed (rotated ) 90 degrees for each point. Five was special, that is at 72 degrees, but seven is a different animal. Seven is indexed at 51.1428 degrees, very few cue makers could do it. I made several series of fourteen point cues, most went to Japan, they all went to cue collectors.
That piece of Curly Maple in the pictures will part of the design. That was sent to me by a supplier many years ago to use as a display piece. That is most special piece of Curly I have ever seen, time to put it in a cue.
Simple and clean with great wood, I like it.