Billiard Room Cue Rack

Project by Jim posted 12-19-2009 08:11 PM 54228 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished a room in the basement for a pool table and needed something to store the cue sticks, billiard balls, racks, etc. I decided to set it into the wall because in a billiard room every inch counts and I did not want the rack to interfere with play. I used oak bead board for the back and oak for the trim, etc. I stained it to match the the pool table, then 3 coats of wipe on poly. It functions well, I was pleased with how it turned out.

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posted 12-23-2009 07:09 PM

Very nice.

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posted 12-24-2009 09:23 PM

Good touch this came very nice.

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posted 04-08-2010 07:20 AM

Very Cool,
I’m gonna have to build one!
Looks Awesome

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posted 02-04-2011 10:49 AM

What a gorgeous piece of furniture and practical too. The finish is awesome.

-- Brian - http://arlington.floorcoveringsinternational.com

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posted 02-15-2011 05:28 AM

Inserting in the wall is a fantastic approach and I am surprised we do not see this more often. Book cases, cupboards can be built in between the studs. Fantastic finish on your cue rack too!

-- Matt - http://www.plastmo.co.uk

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posted 03-25-2011 04:17 AM

This rack will probably catch more attention than the table itself, particularly when we can see the triangles neatly displayed in synchrony with their counterparts. The wooden wall finish also gives it a particularly classy touch. Well done!

-- Brian - http://arlington.floorcoveringsinternational.com

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posted 06-10-2011 06:02 AM

A classy addition to an otherwise simple interior. An organized person would value the practicality of the cupboard more so than its aesthetic qualities, certainly accessible and not affecting playing room in any unnecessary way. Functionality aside, it is a certain value add that it is DIY.

-- Dave - http://www.bristol-garden-design.com/

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posted 06-11-2011 05:21 PM

Very nice! This finishes the room in grand fashion.

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posted 03-01-2012 02:59 PM

Another great idea. Good craftsmanship too. Thanks for sharing.

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