The popularity of billiards in our country is increasing year by year. And it is not surprising – the great variety of games, excitement, opportunity to step back and relax after work. However, the game of billiards requires many accessories, the main one being a pool table. Pool tables may be divided on two grounds. The first of these – a game for which it was intended. In Russia the most popular – Russian billiards ("Pyramid") and American pool. For Russian billiard tables are the size of the board are from 8 to 12 feet, for American pool billiard tables are necessary to the game 7.9 feet. The second classification is price-quality ratio, as well as something for which players designed table.
Therefore, pool tables are divided into amateur, professional, commercial and luxury. However, no matter what we did not choose a table, you must have some information that will help get that pool table, which we need. Classic billiard table is assembled from several main parts: frame, table top, the base of the playing surface, the supports (legs) sides and pockets. It is therefore important that they all were of good quality, size, and had a long life. The frame or skeleton of the billiard table made of various materials: solid wood (oak, beech, ash, alder, birch, and stone-pine, mahogany) plywood and MDF.
Some experts believe that the frame of a billiard table from MDF is more reliable because less susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity. A very common combination of materials construction of a billiard table, for example, frame and legs are made of MDF and solid wood boards. However, the elite pool tables are made entirely from natural array of expensive wood – as a rule: mahogany, oak, mahogany, Paducah, wenge, ebony and other base playing field should provide a flat surface and good lag.