Viking has become recognized as the leading cue maker in the industry. The A228 is built with Northwoods Maple. The forearm features a double pressed Irish linen wrap. Sleeve are stained with Vikings own Khaki Stain. This cue comes standard with the V PRO Hard Rock Maple shaft which features a Pro Taper and a Le Pro tip. This model is available in 15 different stains. If your interested in a stain not listed, please contact us at 888-563-2837 or email email@example.com.