High-End Custom Pool Tables Made in St. Louis, MO
We have always said our best ideas come from our customers; and that continues to be the case as we reach our 173 year of producing pool tables in the United States. Many pool tables on the markets are considered ‘semi-custom’ meaning you can make design choices based on the standard models in their line. But what if what you’re looking for isn’t in any standard line? Thats where A.E. Schmidt Billiards can help. We gladly accept the challenge of building and helping you design your own signature pool table. Listed below is information on how we work with clients to build one-of-a-kind pool tables.
Made in the USA
Every custom pool table is that we produced is designed and built are proudly made in the USA. Our lumber is always A grade domestic hardwoods, but we have the capabilities to import preferred species. When you invest in a custom pool table, you’re not just buying a game table; you’re supporting American artisans and ensuring that your table will last for generations.
One of the most exciting aspects of custom pool tables is the ability to personalize every aspect of your table. You can choose the wood finish, felt color, pocket style, and the size of the table to fit your space, home decor, and preferences. We are also able to handcraft Mother of Pearl sights for your pool table rails. Simply supply us a PDF or Vector file and we can program it into the rail tops. Past customizations include spades, skull and crossbones, wine bottles, hands, ballerinas and so much more! These sights are always made out of natural materials, never plastic.
First step is to contact us with your idea, this can be in the form of a drawing, sketch, or inspiration photo(s). We will then work with you to further specify the wood choices, finish, size, and any other additional details you might like. Once the build sheet is ready, we will be able to supply you with a quote. Typical lead times on custom pool tables is 90 days or more depending on the materials the need to be acquired.
Second Step is to turn the project over to our workshop to begin production. Since we do not supply renderings, we work very closely with our clients to ensure they are happy with each step of the process. This includes inviting clients down to our workshop to view different stages of production or sending photos. During this stage we will also supply samples or chips of lacquer finishes, cloth, and metals of your choosing.
Final Step If you are local to St. Louis, we will send our team for installation, which you can expect to take 2-3 hours. If you are outside of the St. Louis area, we will help source a reputable and qualified pool table installer to receive and install your custom pool table. We take the upmost care to ensure that our handcrafted American Billiard tables are installed with the highest degree of skill.
Custom pool tables are incredibly versatile, often designed to cater to a variety of games and activities. Many models include a dining top that transforms your pool table into a dining table, allowing you to maximize the utility of your game room. Additionally, custom billiards tables are often compatible with a range of game accessories, such as ping pong, shuffleboard tables, air hockey, foosball, and table tennis. This versatility ensures your game room is always ready for the next exciting activity.
To enhance your gaming experience, consider investing in an accessories kit. These kits often include high-quality billiard balls, pool cues, ball racks, and cue racks, ensuring you have everything you need for a seamless billiards game. Some kits even include a set of Aramith balls, known for their precision and quality, allowing you to enjoy a professional billiards experience in the comfort of your home.
Visit our Showroom
Before making your final decision, it’s advisable to visit a showroom to experience the beauty and craftsmanship of custom pool tables in person. Seeing the tables up close, feeling the texture of the felt, and testing the quality of the cues will help you make an informed choice. Plus, experts at the showroom can guide you through the customization process and provide valuable insights.
Custom pool tables are a testament to the love of billiards and the art of handcrafting. These tables not only enhance your game room but also serve as a reflection of your unique style and preferences. With endless customization options, a wide range of game accessories, and a warranty to ensure quality, custom pool tables are the ultimate addition to your game room or billiard room. So, whether you’re aiming to play a game of pool, ping pong, or foosball, a custom pool table can provide endless entertainment and beauty that will be cherished for years to come.