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Types of Pool Tables

There are different types of pool tables available in the market. A standard pool table is 96 inches long. The style of table, wood type and cloth color are factors that can differentiate pool tables from one another.

Types of pool tables available in the market are Custom Pool tables, Home or Commercial Pool tables, Coin operated Pool tables, and Reconditioned Pool tables. The commercial types are used mainly in bars, hotels, and clubs. Pool tables are also classified based on the type of material used and size. They are Slate Pool Tables, Non slate (Slatron) Pool Tables, All Outdoor Pool Tables, Murray Pool Tables, Mizerak Pool Tables, 7' Pool Tables, 8' Pool Tables and 9' Pool Tables.

Pool tables are generally made from three types of material. They are mica laminate or vinyl melamine coating, veneer laminates and solid wood. Mica laminate or vinyl melamine coated pool tables are less expensive as they use unframed slate of 3/4" thickness and leather of inferior quality. They are available only in few colors as they cannot be stained. The second type of pool table is veneer laminated where the lamination is made over wood made of particleboard, laminated layers of solid wood, or MDF board. This type of pool table has 3/4" to 1" thick slate, available with or without wood framing. They are available in different colors.

The third type of pool table is made from solid or hardwood. It is considered as the best built tables available in the market. They use all types of wood and are available in a wide range of styles. The common types of wood used for its manufacture are Oak, Cherry, Poplar, Maple, Ash, and Mahogany. They are available in wood type finishes and along with other commonly available paint finishes.

Outdoor type of pool table is weatherproof. Pool tables are available as multi-functional tables, which can also be used as a supper table or a poker table.

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