- Scott's Cues -

Uniquely Tasmanian

Scott's story

Lifetime of working with wood

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Approximately 30 years ago a friend broke the end of a cue. Having a life-long interest in wood and making things I decided to try my hand at making one.

Two washing machine motors and part of an old lathe enabled me to turn scrap pieces of timber into shafts.

In 1990 I purchased a copy lathe and continued to experiment in between painting boats including the beautiful wooden Lady Nelson and making coffee tables and beds out of local Myrtle and Huon Pine. A Black Heart Sassafras bed was shipped all the way to Canada.

Cue making continued with available wood.
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About five years ago I started collecting Tasmanian unique minor species of Tasmania including:

  • Black Heart Sassafras
  • Musk
  • Blackwood
  • Huon Pine
  • Leatherwood
  • Celery Top Pine
  • Myrtle
  • Tea Tree
  • She Oak
Word got around and soon family, friends and locals started passing on wood to me - most having been air dried under cover, in sheds or under houses and very stable.
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Playing competitively since 1992 with my cues has allowed fine tuning of the designs and performance.

Rigorous testing for reliability and stability over several years has resulted in a range of precision cues being produced. They are used and enjoyed around Tasmania and mainland Australia.
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