Dufferin D-223 blue ash-stained Canadian Rock Maple billiard cue with simple white & black band and solid black pressed nylon wrap. This piece has a great classic look at an exceptional price point and would make a great playing cue for anyone from an amateur playing on a home table to a tournament-tested warrior. All Dufferin two-piece cues and shafts are made of pure white 100% select solid Rock Maple straight from the forests of Canada. Each cue blank is carefully dried and turned while straight up and down to ensure the absolute straightness of the final product just one of the many manufacturing control processes that gives Dufferin its legendary reputation for quality. Each cue sports a premium leather tip (Elk Master, Emerald or Everest), full professional taper, an exclusive high-gloss fade-resistant finish; and comes backed by a one (1) year warranty against manufacturer defects.