How Pool Cue Sticks are Made

How Pool Cue Sticks are Made

The most essential piece of equipment for the game are the pool cue sticks, or simply the cue. They are tapered, typically 58 inches long and range between 18 and 21 ounces. They are primarily made of wood, but occasionally covered with other materials such as...
Game Regulation Pool Balls

Game Regulation Pool Balls

ABOUT REGULATION POOL BALLS Obviously, one of the major pieces of equipment needed to play pool is the set of balls. Regulation pool balls are designed specifically for the game and coincide with the physics involved in overall play. As you read, you will learn how...

Amazing Super Slow Motion Billiards Video

This slow motion billiards video always intrigues me! Check it out: This slow motion billiards video has been around a long time but it’s one of my favorites. If you love shooting pool as much as my wife and I do, you’ll probably enjoy it too. While video...

How Snooker Is Different Than the American Game of Pool

A Brief Intro To The Game of Snooker Many times, when people hear about billiards and pool, another form of the game is often mentioned. This game, called Snooker, varies from the American form of pool. Though it is in the same group as the other cue sports, it...
A Brief Billiards History and Why We Call It Pool

A Brief Billiards History and Why We Call It Pool

Billiards history is a bit undefined… It’s not known exactly when or where the sport originated. It’s believed that the earliest form was from France. It was a version like that of an indoor lawn game similar to croquet. The object of the game was to...