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Saturday, March 8, 2008

This here's a fancy eatin' table

Kingdom Billiards has the solution for pool sharks who don’t have room in their houses for a billiards table.

The company based in Sacramento, Calif., has designed classy dining room tables that fit snuggly over its high-end pool tables.

“You can add the table top to any pool table for $595,” a company salesman said today at the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show.

This product had to be inspired by the television show, “The Beverly Hillbillies,” whose characters passed around a crock possum grits on the end of a pool stick while mistakenly thinking their billiards table was meant for dining with good company.

It’s a good idea to purchase a vinyl cover to sandwich between the two tables to protect the pool table’s felt-covered slate top from spilled gravy. It’s highly recommended if you plan to invite me over to dinner or one my neighbors from up Turkey Hollow because we have a tendency to drool when we see food.

But then again, money wouldn’t be an issue in your home because these finely-crafted maple pool tables start at $4,800 without the parts for spreading the fine china.


1 comment:

Brant said...

That's a nice piece of furniture. Wish I had the cash to get one. One question, though. Do the "pot passers" come with the table, or are they extra?