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Pool table slate uneven after installation


Pool table slate uneven after installation

I had an 8 foot 3 piece slate table installed two weeks ago. I noticed when playing yesterday that one of the slate seams is now slightly uneven - you can feel a slight difference in slate height when you run your finger across the seem.

Is this normal - table settling etc? What should be done to remedy the problem?

Should the rails and felt be removed to re-seal the seam?

The seams were bonded with beeswax if that helps.

Pool table slate uneven after installation

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  1. 9ballpoolZeke on 6/10/2013 7:57:58 PM

    Beeswax is the correct void agent but the wax simply mates the two edges, has no glue like nature.

    The wooden wedges hold it level. Take a look on the floor. If you see a wood wedge about the size of domino, under the table - that's part of the problem.

    I would think a decent installer would back up the job and stop by.

    If your floor settled - it's on your dime. But if a wedge fell out or is missing (you can see a pattern and if one breaks the pattern and is missing) - that's an installation matter.

  2. 9ballpool9ballpool on 6/11/2013 7:28:09 AM

    I agree. Installer will be coming back to remedy the problem.

  3. 9ballpoolZeke on 6/11/2013 7:49:53 PM

    Let us know how that pans out, please.

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Pool table slate uneven after installation

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  • Published: 6/10/2013 4:17:55 PM