If you appreciate the free resources, please consider making a one-time or monthly donation to show your support: Instructional Products    |    T-Shirts/Caps/Mugs    |    Private Lessons    |    BU Courses Rectangular tables take up the most space but are the best choice whenever larger gatherings are a possibility. (1) Find an indulgent pool hall when it’s not busy. “8+” is an “oversized” 8-foot table. In the end, only you will know whether you are happy with the room dimensions and need for short cues. We Multiply the meters by 100: . Before you spend $2000 for a table that will cause you to smash the walls in frustration, try this: Contact    |    Privacy Policy    |    Subscribe to E-mail List and YouTube Channel    |    Show Your Support and Donate, Dr. Dave Vimeo Video on Demand Stream/Download, Billiard University (BU) Summer School Boot Camp, Standard Pool Table Dimensions and Required Room Sizes, Wikipedia pool table dimensions resource page. This is a bit more confusing, but necessary if you are unable to find the unit you need in the above conversion page. Operations for Length . Dr. Dave keeps this site commercial free, with no ads. Play for several hours, using the short cue when needed. Conversion tables / charts from one unit to another. Helps convert between all the different metric prefixes. Such as feet, meters, inches, centimeters, miles, kilometers, etc. Many people have found they are unhappy having to resort to shorter cues, and should have either gotten a smaller table, or no table at all. If your room does not meet these minimum size requirements, many billiard retailers will suggest that you can still put a table in, and use short cues (52″, or 48″). All Length Conversions Nearly 300 different length and distance units. m to mm m to mm Conversion table. A narrow rectangular table may be the most suitable shape for a long, narrow dining room. The minimum space for a table is the playing area plus the length of a cue (58″) plus about 6 inches for the back swing, more for comfort, on each side. Standard size pool tables, along with the playing surface dimensions (measured between the noses of the cushions) are: The distance between the diamonds can be found by dividing the playing surface length by 8 or the width by 4. Common Length Conversions A few of the more common length and distance units. (3) Go to the pool hall with a piece or pieces of plywood or some such, and a short cue, and set up the “walls” to replicate where the walls would be in your house. Work down from the 8′ dimensions. This is a good place to start. Such as feet, meters, inches, centimeters, miles, kilometers, etc. You do not have JavaScript enabled. You want Centimters: So, Centimeters = 23 Meters. Now, add that together and you have 2″+2″+50″ = 54″ which equals 4 1/2 feet. You Have: 23 Meters. You want Centimters: So, Centimeters = 23 Meters. 9-ft (regulation size table): 100″ (254 cm) x 50″ (127 cm) 8-ft+ (pro 8): 92″ (233.7 cm) x 46″ (116.8 cm) 8-ft (typical home table): 88″ (223.5 cm) x 44″ (111.8 cm) Example: To get Centimeters from Meters you multiply the Meters by 100. (2) Measure your space (at home) carefully, including the distance from the table to all walls that require a special cue MATH MathTOOLS Toggle navigation. Between two tables you can do with about the length of a cue, the limit is caused not by the cue, but by the player being able to go into his stance between the tables. A 4 1/2 x 9ft pool table gets it’s measurements from finish of rail to finish of rail.4 1/2 feet = 54″9ft = 108″Take the playing surface of a 9ft pool table, it’s 50″x100″ now add in the 2″ of cloth on the cushions on the side rails to the playing surface, what you come up with is 2″ of cushion/cloth on the left side rail, plus 2″ of cloth/cushion on the right side rail, plus the 50″ of the playing surface from side to side. ... light-year to cm light-year to cm Conversion table. Table size = width x length. The conversions on this site require the use of JavaScript so please enable before continuing.