Tony at work in the workshop in Moira located at the Moira furnace near swadlincote Derbyshire.
Now and again I get referrals from Glover Cues for snooker and pool table maintenance work, I even had a phone call today from one such client. So now is the time I repaid that gesture with a small write up about what Tony produces.
Just click on this link to see his web site and products. Although a visit to his workshop is the best thing you could do if choosing a design and build for that custom cue, but phone first for an appointment. Tony gets really busy, his cues are really sought after.
Tony has made cues for many well known professionals. He has a regular workload from keen semi-pro and amateur players who strive for that perfect custom made cue and even the Chinese market has sought him out to supply cues, which I find very strange that the UK gets flooded with Chinese goods but when the Chinese require quality cues they come to a master cue maker in the UK. That tells you something!
Tony is also well known for his replica cues of past manufacturers, so if you wanted say a Burwat Champion cue or a John Roberts Jnr Facsimile cue, Tony could make you one and it would be an exact copy of the cue in every detail.
Ccustom butt badges are another speciality from Glover Cues. You could have your name put on the butt badge like this one below.
An example of a snakewood splice in one of Tony Glover’s hand crafted cues that was on ebay second hand for £350. They do hold their s/h value too, so a good investment.
An example of splicing work on a Tony Glover made cue, some exotic woods used here and a total of 16 splicings in rows of 4 all hand spliced!
An example of Tony’s replica Burwat Champion cue butt badge.
Prices of Tony’s cues start at £250 for a one piece cue. You can pay that for a mass produced top of the range cue from say Peradon or Cue Craft even some Chinese imported cues cost in excess of £150 retail. If you want that special cue made in the heart of the UK by a craftsman, then Glover Cues is the place to go. You could even have a meal or snack/coffee at the local cafe which is also situated close by. Conkers is next door, which is a local tourist attraction. You can have a huge input in your specifications of the cue including such woods as Snakewood, burr walnut , Ebony & Tulip wood etc. Iveroid replica badges are also available, also grained bone butt badges too.
Phone Tony today, tell him Geoff from GCL Billiards sent you. I am not on commission, it is just a return gesture of recommendation.
Contact Glover cues
Telephone 01283 550551 daytime
01283 760409 after 5pm and weekends