Beginners Guide to Billiards

Billiards is an umbrella term for a family of related leisure games that are all played on similar billiards tables, with cue sticks, cue balls and pocket balls. Three are many different kinds of billiards games that range from having international fame and following to games that are rather esoteric and rarely played. Pool is perhaps the most common billiards...

FlatJax Pool Table Levelers Review

Billiard Table Levelers
Every so often a product comes along that truly solves a problem... How do you level a pool table quickly and easily? And for a bonus… how do you level a table without repeatedly lifting each leg? The use an ingenious way to do just that... accurately and easily. Let’s look at all the details to see if it...

Easy 3-Player Pool Games to Play with Friends

Three Player Pool Games
3 Players and Pool usually just don't work. There are times when you have 2 friends over and you want to allow everyone to play pool. Sure, there is Kelly Pool, but did you know there are many other 3-Player pool games that can provide fun for all? We've compiled a list of all of the 3-Player pool games we could...

How to Repair Pool Table Felt

Billiard Table Felt
So you have a tear in the felt of your pool table? It’s ugly and also affects your game. But how do you fix it? Is it worth fixing? Is the slate or wood underneath the felt damaged? All of these questions must be answered before you even attempt to repair it. Causes of Pool Table Felt Tears The number one...

How to Get Better at Pool

Pool requires a lot of practice to get good at and like many other indoor games, pool is a mental game involving geometric calculations and the use of some principles of classical mechanics. Every player will play better pool mastering the basics as well as learning the right terminology. At the same time, every player should be practicing proper...

How to Choose the Right Pool Cue Stick

Billiards Cue
New players to the game of pool and billiards often wonder, how do I choose a cue stick? What kind should I use? What's a good weight? Do I need my own stick? Are bar sticks any good? How do I tell what's good or bad? Too many questions! In my humble opinion, for the beginning pool player, the stick...

Best Break Cue: Choosing the Right One For Your Game

If you’re a casual pool player who enjoys the usual nights around a table with your pals, then your pre-game prep probably just consists of picking up a stick and getting on with it. But if you want to show the guys who’s boss right off the bat - or cue, in this case - then you should probably...

How Much Does It Cost to Refelt a Pool Table (DIY and Professional Costs)?

Your pool table obviously gives you and your friends endless hours of fun, but regardless of how well you take care of it, the pool table felt will need to be replaced at some point. When it’s time to refelt your pool table, the first question that comes to mind is obviously the cost. Depending on the size of the...

New vs Used Foosball Tables: What to Buy?

Second Hand Foosball Table
New vs used foosball tables: What to Buy? How do you decide?     The cost of a high-end new foosball table can be very scary. Tournament foosball tables can cost up to $2000. There are a ton of tables in the $500-$1000 range and then there are all kinds of unique and even custom tables above and beyond the tournament style tables....

Average Pool Table Weight (For All Table Sizes and Types)

If you’re planning on adding a pool table to your man cave, it’s imperative that you first understand how much it weighs. Flooring finishes - especially in a man cave that was constructed DIY style - may not be able to sustain the weight of a full-sized pool table without incurring some sort of damage. On top of that,...

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