Major toe repair fixed and ready to go.

This cricket bat had seen better days. The toe had completely broken off and required a major toe repair and full clean up.

Cricket bat required major toe repair at Cooper Cricket workshop

The bat arrived in 2 pieces and we immediately got to work repairing the toe. 

Cricket bat being repaired at Cooper Cricket workshop

Fortunately it was a clean break with next to no loose willow.

Close up of cricket bat being repaired at Cooper Cricket workshop

This close up shows the damage.

Cricket bat being repaired at Cooper Cricket workshop

Once glued back together, the cricket bat is clamped applying pressure from multiple angles.

Repaired cricket bat at Cooper Cricket workshop

The finished toe and the face of the bat with clear guard applied to the face.

Repaired cricket bat at Cooper Cricket workshop Australia

A close up of the back of the bat.

Repaired cricket bat at Cooper Cricket Brisbane workshop by Rod Grey

The finished cricket bat on the workbench, ready to go.

Our bat maker spent considerable time hitting the ball with the bat. The sound and the feel is all there with the ball pinging off the bat as it should.