How to Level a Pool Table

Hi there! I am sure that there are some of you that have encountered an unlikely situation Pool Table Levelingwhere your pool table might not be “straight” where your pool balls just aren’t moving fluidly.

It usually happens when you’ve finished assembling the pool table. Sometimes one side of the pool table has more slate than the other and vice versa.

Well, I have just the solution for you on how to resolve this issue. Hopefully, you’ll be up and running. Err…playing once again. What you’ll need for this to work are 2 ft leveler and a (small) machinist level.

You can see how this is done in the video below. Feel free to leave a comment below. Also, if you liked this post, please share on social media. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope that this has helped you out. Cheers!


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    That’s a good idea to use a level. I feel like that would make sure that it’s perfectly balanced. I’ll have to make sure to do that if I get a table.

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      Yes, leveling a pool table is very essential to have a more of an “even playing field”. I hope that your purchase of a pool table is already leveled. But, it’s always best to make sure that it’s already leveled. Thanks for the reply, and may you have fun shooting pool Cheers!

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    Hi just a well thought out video, very informative l learnt a lot on how to ensure the pool table made level.

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      Hi Barry! It can be a real pain to get a pool table to be leveled the right way. Warping in pool tables does happen, and hopefully this post will reach out to people that are facing this issue. Thanks for stopping by!

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