Parts Of The
The smaller end of the cue, opposite the butt, that makes contact
with the ball, usually made from treated leather.
The cap attached to the striking end of the cue for reinforcement
and to prevent the shaft from splitting.
The thinner part of a cue, on which the cue tip is attached, that
slides through the player's fingers while striking the ball. On a
two-piece cue, the shaft extends from the cue tip to the joint.
On two-piece cues, the screw and thread device, approximately midway
in the cue, that permits it to be broken down into two separate sections.
Butt of Cue
The larger end of a cue, opposite the tip, held when striking the
ball. On a two-piece cue, the butt extends up to the joint.