This website is of the pool table project that was featured in the January, February, and March 2001 Issues of Billiards Digest.

Billiards has always been a passion of mine and this is my way of paying back to the sport that has given me so much fun.

All of the information in this site is free to use NOT FREE TO COPY AND RESELL. All information contained in this site is copyrighted and is the sole property of John Kirchel.

Construction of the table.

*      05/04/2000- Buying the slate

*      05/18/2000- Buying the mahogany and poplar

*      06/18/2000- Cutting the wood and miter measurements

*      08/07/2000- Sanding and gluing the frame

*      09/16/2000- Carving the legs and building the support.

*      10/15/2000- Horizontal supports.

*      11/06/2000- Vertical supports

*      11/18/2000- Installing the slate liner, cutting the pockets, leveling the slate.

*      11/26/2000- Drilling the holes for the slate, final shimming, sealing the seams.

*      12/06/2000- Building the rails and ripping them to width

*      12/13/2000- Building the rails, Drilling the pocket ear holes, measuring and cutting the rails.

*      12/23/2000- Drilling the rail mount holes in the slate. Continuing the rail work

*      12/26/2000- Cutting the angles for the pockets. Gluing the cushions on the rails

*      12/27/2000- Finishing the rail work, staining and inserting the sights

*      12/28/2000- Completing the blinds

*      12/29 - 12/31/2000- Getting the slate ready for cloth and Completing the Table.

What is it going to take

*      Expenses- How much is this going to cost me?

*      Drawings- What are the dimensions of that again?

*      Contacts- Who do I need to call?




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