Who is the inventor of pool tables?

Answer Pool originally evolved from another game similar to croquet and was first played outdoors on grass. It is not known who built the first pool table, or when it was built, but the oldest known pool ... Read More »

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How big are bar pool tables?

Bar pool tables come in two sizes. A 7-foot bar pool table size is the most common; it is 39 inches in width and 78 inches in length. An 8-foot bar pool table is 44 inches wide and 88 inches long.S... Read More »

What is slatron on pool tables?

Slate pool tables have always been, and continue to be, the best pool and billiard tables available. Synthetic materials are now being used as a cheap alternative to slate; slatron (also known as p... Read More »

How to Upholster Pool Tables?

A pool table is built with a flat, stable surface, often made from slate or a similar synthetic product, covered by a felt fabric covering. The felt covering allows the pool balls to roll smoothly ... Read More »

Who invented pool tables?

The precursor to the billiard (or pool) table was a section of lawn put upon a regular table, first seen in the royal court of Louis XI of France (1461--1483). Its modern incarnation---a table with... Read More »