Early 6 window Richard Black cue

Very early 6 window Richard Black cue. We used existing ringwork to make 2 new shafts. Richard Black began making cues in 1974 in Humble Texas. This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

1990 Paul Mottey Excalibur Scrimshaw cue

1990 Paul Mottey Excalibur Scrimshaw cue. Under the wrap as seen in the photos were the original instructions for the scrim. Paul Mottey started making cues in 1983 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

Domino Ginacue

Just finished up a nice domino Gina. Ernie Gutierrez is a cue maker out of California who began making pool cues in 1961. Gina cues are easy to identify with the G logo on the butt cap, or earlier examples may have Gina cue engraved with block letters. This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

Gina Titlist cue w/leather wrap

Gina Titlist cue w/leather wrap finished up. Ernie Gutierrez is a cue maker out of California who began making pool cues in 1961. Gina cues are easy to identify with the G logo on the butt cap, or earlier examples may have Gina cue engraved with block letters

This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

1st Southwest cue built in 2016

The company Southwest cues started making cues in 1982. Jerry Franklin began with cue repair as most do in the early 80’s. DPK Kersenbrock helped form Southwest cues. Early examples are unmarked and can be authenticated by Southwest cues. Cues after 93 are easy to identify and have a brass pin with a cactus, date, and number. Jerry passed away at the age of 42. His wife Laurie Franklin and family continue to run the business. Southwest cues are highly sought after and there is a lengthy waiting period for one. Pool Hall Junkies the movie also helped to catapult Southwest cues. Pictured are a few examples of cue refinishing and cue repair that we have performed here at Proficient Billiards.

This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

4 Point 4 veneer w/matching veneers at the cap Gus Szamboti cue

Gus Szamboti was a cue maker who began making pool cues in 1969 out of the Philadelphia area in Pennsylvania. Gus Szamboti cues are some of the most collectible on the market today. Gus Szamboti cues are unmarked. The best person to identify a Gus Szamboti, would be his son Barry Szamboti. Barry is still in the Philadelphia area.

This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

Exquisite pair of Josswest cues

Bill Stroud began Josswest cues in 1972. Previous to that, he worked with Dan Janes and Tim Scruggs in 1968 on Joss cues. JossWest cues are easy to identify with the JW logo. Early Josswest cues had a sideways W.

This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload.

Ebony Titlist custom Palmer cue

Palmer custom cues was started in 1964 in Elizabeth New Jersey. Early models were not marked. Some models had the gold foil that said original by Palmer in the window. Later models had Palmer on the butt cap, and also Palmer custom cue on the butt cap.

This is an example of cue repair and cue refinishing work (not for sale) that has been done here at Proficient Billiards. Cue refinishing usually takes about 2 weeks depending on workload. Call 717.4788.CUE for your cue repair needs.