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xx   GAME

Turning a pool cue on a lathe.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 66

Building a pool table. Starting from scratch with nuts-and-bolts joinery. The design shown features sloping sides and leather-and-fringe pockets which are indicative of an antique-style table.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 38
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 26

Tips on locating and working with rosewood veneers of the type found on late 19th century pool tables.
FINE WOODWORKING #78 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 16

Pool table pockets made from leather.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.6#6) pg. 22, Insert

Build a low-cost pool table with automatic ball return, adjustable feet and rubber cushions.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #448 Sep 1965 (v.61) pg. 84

Plans can be ordered to build a "professional" pool table. Est. cost: $70. Plans cost $2.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #499 Dec 1969 (v.65) pg. 84

Apartment-size billiard table has a 2x8 ft. playing surface.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #533 Oct 1972 (v.68) pg. 114

Hanging wall rack holds your pool equipment.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1965 (v.123#2) pg. 155

Six trick billiard shots you can make.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1966 (v.125#2) pg. 144

Simple plywood cabinets nest between the legs of a pool table to convert waste space into handy storage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1969 (v.131#1) pg. 154

Wall-mounted rack holds two cues, balls, ball rack and chalk.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1972 (v.138#1) pg. 145

A standard size (3.5x7-ft.) pool table you can build. Est. cost: $107.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1973 (v.139#1) pg. 63
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1973 (v.139#3) pg. 8

Wall rack holds four pool cues.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1976 (v.145#5) pg. 224

Professional-quality pool table you can build yourself. This classic design features a slate top, Art Deco design, and professional cushions, pockets and felt. Est. cost: $1200.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1989 (v.166#12) pg. 74

An analysis of the physics of some of the classic shots in billiards and pool, including the follow shot, the draw shot, and the masse shot.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jul 1983 (v.249#1) pg. 124

Tip on straightening out a warped pool cue.
WOODWORKER #1077 Aug 1983 (v.87) pg. 510

Tip on cutting the splice between butt and shaft for a pool cue.
WOODWORKER #1107 Feb 1986 (v.90#2) pg. 100

Tips on getting good alignment on a two-piece pool cue which uses a wooden screw-joint.
WOODWORKER Aug 1987 (v.91#8) pg. 709
Added Info WOODWORKER Nov 1987 (v.91#11) pg. 1048

Tips on refinishing an old billiard table with a finish that is more durable than french polish.
WOODWORKER Jan 1988 (v.92#1) pg. 47

Home pool table and table tennis top. Part 1.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1963 (v.19#5) pg. 22

Home pool table with table tennis top. Part 2.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1963 (v.19#6) pg. 30

Home pool table and table tennis top. Part 3. Installation of rails and pockets.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1964 (v.20#1) pg. 24

Assembly of pocket billiards table from a kit.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1965 (v.21#1) pg. 26

Pro-style pocket billiards table built from kit or your modifications of the kit. Est. cost: $115 (kit). Part 1.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1966 (v.22#6) pg. 20

Pro-style pocket billiards table built from kit or your modifications of the kit. Part 2.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1967 (v.23#1) pg. 18

Miniature pocket billiards table sets on top of another table for use. Features felt playing surface, rubber bumpers and cloth pockets. Dimensions: 52" long, 28" wide and 2" tall (plus short feet).
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 60

Accessories for pool players. (1) Wooden carrying case for sectional pool cues features decorative box joint corners. (2) Set of counter disks (built into cover of carrying case). (3) Bridge. Includes instructions for converting a standard cue stick to a two piece unit.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 40

Simple rack stores six pool cues vertically. Includes a small drawer for other supplies.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 70