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How Pool Tables Work

Pool is played on a table with a cue and balls, and relies heavily on physics and geometry.  This article will discuss how pool tables work, including the various components of a pool table, and how they work together.   … Read more…

When Was Shuffleboard Invented?

In the 1400s, in England, people there played a game called “shove-groat”, which involved sliding a large silver coin, called a ‘groat’, down a table.  As the game evolved, it took on other names such as “shoveboard”, “shovelboard”,”slidegroat” “shovelpenny” or … Read more…

Why Are Pool Tables Made Of Slate?

The first slate table was made in 1826. A man named John Thurston became frustrated with the tendency of wooden pool tables to warp, rendering them difficult to play on. He sought out a different type of material that could … Read more…

Everything you need to know about Shuffleboard Tables

Table Shuffleboard is a game where players take turns sliding weighted pucks down a long, smooth table made of wood.  The end of the table is marked with specific areas for scoring.                 … Read more…

What Size of Pool Table Should I Buy?

                    When purchasing a new pool table, there are several things to consider with regards to size.  Even if the table will fit comfortably inside the room, there must be adequate … Read more…

What is Shuffleboard Powder?

Shuffleboard powder is necessary to let the puck slide smoothly across the board.  It is sometimes misleadingly called shuffleboard wax, despite the fact that it is indeed a powder and not liquid wax (liquid wax is a separate product that … Read more…

Interesting Facts and Statistics About The Game of Pool

See PDF Version   Stats and Facts Pool evolved from a lawn game that is similar to croquet, which is likely why the pool table is green (to represent the grass). The word ‘cue’ comes from the French word ‘queue’. … Read more…

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When to Change a Pool Table Cloth

Most pool tables are made of slate, which is a nearly-indestructible material that can last for decades.  The cloth covering the pool table, however, won’t last forever.  While it may last for over a decade under normal home use, it … Read more…

Legacy Billiards Buyer’s Guide: Legacy Rails Are Engineered To Last

Transcription: Hello. I’m Cris Gould with Legacy Billiards. One of the most important features in a table is how the rails are secured to the slate. The hardware that’s used to tighten these rails has a lot to do with … Read more…