Category Archives: snooker table recovering

Snooker Table Recovering in Kent, London and Essex

Snooker table recovering by simply pool and snooker is carried out by our own riley trained, fully qualified fitters with over thirty years of experience. Our fitters have worked on the manufacture of snooker tables as well as snooker table … Continue reading

The Beginning of the Snooker Table

Welcome to simply pool and snooker’s blog. We hope you enjoy it and feel free to comment or request other blog’s on any subject within the snooker table industry such as snooker table recovering. In 1876 Neville Chamberlain left the Devon’s … Continue reading

History of Televised Snooker part 3

Welcome to simply pool and snooker’s blog. We hope you enjoy it and feel free to comment or request other blog’s on any subject within the snooker table industry such as snooker table recovering. And how it has been transformed! Before … Continue reading

The History of Televised Snooker part 1

The World Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, has become snooker’s Wimbledon, the climax each spring to the snooker year. It is an exhaustive examination of skill and psychological capacity, a 17-day marathon of the mind. It is incomparably the … Continue reading

Snooker Table Balls (part 3)

The cellutose nitrate type of snooker table ball was moulded from powder under great pressure and the resulting block of plastic material was turned and polished in a similar way to the old ivory ball, but the new cast resin … Continue reading

Snooker Table Balls (part 2)

Snooker tables balls are two inch and one sixteenth and English pool table balls are two inch. When pool table recovering I am often asked why the white ball comes out at one end of pool tables and the colours at the other??? Continue reading

The Snooker Table Ball

The origins of the snooker table balls goes back to the slaughter of thousands of elephants. Continue reading

POT BLACK (The Snooker Table cont.)

In the second half of the nineteenth century/snooker tables manufactured in Liverpool had cast-iron underframes. These tables stood on six legs and one of them was in use in a staff canteen in Liverpool until a few years ago. The … Continue reading

Pot Black (The Snooker Table)

An important ingredient in the POT BLACK series is the snooker table. Television veiwers assume the snooker table has not altered in design or construction since the game was invented. The billiards table, to give it its correct name, and … Continue reading

Pot Black cont…

Colonel Sir Neville Chamberlain djed in 1944 at the age of 88. By that year Joe Davis had realised the potential of the game now played on snooker tables and had developed it to the precise science – or is … Continue reading