Category Archives: pool dining tables

Buying a Pool Table

When buying a second hand pool table consider the cost of pool table recovering Continue reading

The Game (pool tables)

Most of you reading this blog will have played a game of pool before or at least watched a game of pool in a pub or club or on television. What version of the game you have played or watched … Continue reading

Growth of pool tables (part 2)

Following on from my last blog when I am out and about pool table recovering I come across many different designs and manufacturers of pool tables which indicates the popularity of the game has grown over the years. Following on … Continue reading

Pool Tables and their origins

The game of pyramids was the early ancestor of pool. It was played with a triangle of fifteen red balls. Imagine where the eight ball is placed within a pool table triangle, the equivalent red ball would be placed over … Continue reading

Pool Rules that do not actually exist

Pool rules that do not actually exist You must double the black When out doing a pool table recovering job, I often hear this shouted out. It is one of those you hear around pool table halls when the player … Continue reading

The co-existence of pool and snooker

The Co-existence of pool and snooker In the early 20th century the progression from billiards to snooker was quite straight forward as snooker became the more popular game. The same cannot be said about pool. The introduction of pool tables … Continue reading