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Billiard Table Level

How to Level a Pool Table (All Options Explained)

Pool is a game that attracts all kinds of players and can provide a focal point to an evening of fun. Concentration, skill, and perception are all important in a game of pool, and...

Dartboard Measurements & Setup: Get It Right for Your Dartboard

The humble dartboard is hands-down one of the most practical and accessible additions to any man cave. With its classic aesthetic, dartboards add a touch of decorative appeal on top of the opportunity for...
Diferences between table tennis and ping pong

Key Differences Between Ping Pong and Table Tennis

Most people will wonder whether there are differences between Ping Pong and Table Tennis. After all, these terms are used interchangeably, but are they the same?Ping Pong and Table Tennis, although similar, are distinct...
How to Hold Billiard Cue

How to Hold a Pool Cue: Everything You Need to Know

Before you can impress anyone with your skills in a pool game, getting the basics down, like how to hold a pool cue is crucial. Most new players make the simple mistake of grasping...

How much space do you need for a Pool Table?

Pool and billiard tables exist in many different sizes… from small 6 foot pub tables all the way to full size 9, 10 & 12 foot tables. In order to work out what is...
Three Player Pool Games

Easy 3-Player Pool Games to Play with Friends

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...
How To Play Speed Pool

How to Play Speed Pool

As the name suggests, speed pool is playing a game of pool and trying to pocket the balls as quickly and as efficiently as possible. The game is assisted by a stopwatch. Apart from...
Snooker Pool Cue Construction

Understanding Pool Cue Construction and Why it Matters to your Game

How your pool cue is constructed can be a major factor when trying to improve your game. Not all pool cues are made the same.Pool cue construction has changed drastically over the years. Today’s...
Ale vs Lager vs Pilsner Beer

Ale vs Lager vs Pilsner: All the Differences You Need to Know

Ales, Lagers and Pilsners have been around for centuries, and you’ve probably tried them all but have you ever asked the question: What are the differences between Ale, Lager and Pilsner? There is one, and...
Modern Bar

7 Essential Tips on How to Build a Man Cave Basement Bar

The basement… Such an underused room of your house. It gets used for many different purposes, like gyms, or even laundries. You can’t get over the fact that your basement is not being used...
Man Cave Bar Basement

How to Build a Basement Bar

The basement... a space in your house that never gets used for anything except storage. Why not turn that space into a bar? A bar in your basement can be challenging but it can...
Maintaining Pool Table Lights

How to Clean Pool Table Lighting

Maintaining your pool table is important and that includes cleaning your lights. This can be tricky, depending on the light system you have and how everything is set up. Certainly most people know how...

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...
Dartboard

Beginners Guide to Darts

Among all the different types of games that can be played in a man cave, darts would have to be the most popular. Often dart boards and pool tables live together in many man...
Pool Ball Set

How Many Balls are in a Pool Set?

Pool, billiards and snooker are all popular games. Even though they are all often played on the same table, there are differences in the types of balls included in each set.A pool ball set...
Table Soccer

How Much Space do you Need for a Foosball Table?

Foosball is a great game to play and should be in every man cave. It’s an easy game to pick up and keeps all your friends entertained. But before you jump in and make...
Soundproofing Sound Insulation

Sound Isolation Ideas for your Man Cave

When you have blasting music you want to keep inside your man cave, or you have sound you want to keep out from the rest of your house, sound isolation is very important, and...
Ping Pong Table

How Much Space do you Need for Table Tennis?

Table Tennis or Ping Pong has gained a resurgence in popularity in recent years. It’s a game that just about everyone can play. Before you go lash out and buy a table, what room...

How Much Space do you Need for an Air Hockey Table?

Planning what games you want in your man cave is the fun part. What’s not fun is buying a table game only to find that it doesn’t fit in your desired space. Air Hockey...
Tips for cleaning your pool cue

Pool Cue Maintenance: Tips for Looking After Your Cue

Once you own a pool table, it's usually not long before you end up buying a pool cue upwards of $100, so it’s imperative that you look after your investment, not only to keep...