Kreg Owners' Community

I have been asked to make a pool table light that flares out at the bottom for optimal light exposure.  i will be using oak.  the problem i am having is finding plans for the light.  i know the angles are going to be tricky, so if i could find something out there, that would help tremendously...if not its going to be trial by error.

Views: 527

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Hi - Guess nobody has any specific plans. I don't either. I think I would search out a bar or bowling alley that has tables. Preferably one that hosts a league. Take some measurements and go from there. Be sure to include the height above the table so you can make sure the sides are angled right. Some towns have pool players clubs which may be a good source.

Good Luck

yea i think i am going to have to wing it.  i was hopeing someone would have something but looks like its not goign to happen.  i have tried some stuff in sketchup but having issues getting the object to do angles at the end of the work piece.  i think i will kick it off at a 22.5 degree and try to figure out what the angles are at the ends.  should be fun

You might be able to do it on graph paper or delta Cad... I have trouble trying to get cute with sketchup also.

All you really need is how wide the table is and how far above the table the light is hung. Just draw it out to scale as looking from the end of the table. Probably safe to assume the light will take a straight path so just draw a couple of lines down just outside the table edge. That should get you in the ball park. You can take the width of the light source, ie; 1 lamp, 2 lamps, etc. later and make needed adjustments. Good Luck

John A Cason II said:

yea i think i am going to have to wing it.  i was hopeing someone would have something but looks like its not goign to happen.  i have tried some stuff in sketchup but having issues getting the object to do angles at the end of the work piece.  i think i will kick it off at a 22.5 degree and try to figure out what the angles are at the ends.  should be fun

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Need Help?

For Technical Support, please call 800-447-8638 or send a message. Reps are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. 

Popular Posts & Projects 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Forum

Miter saw stand

     Has anyone used one of the Kreg Universal Stand configurations as the base for a miter saw workstation with fold down wings?  I scrolled through the pics in the community and all I saw were using a DIY base cabinet.  I have an extra Kreg router…Continue

Tags: saw, Miter

Started by Bill Murphy in Other Kreg® Products Jun 6.

French cleats 101 advice please

Hi all I am kind of new to the forum. Though I have been a kreg owner for more years than I can recall. As a CSS  (Complete Set Syndrome) sufferer I have obvious;ly got one of everything kreg make ( in my price bracket). LOL.  after years of waiting…Continue

Tags: Unklejon, french, Cleats

Started by John Hoskison in General Woodworking May 27.

Product Reviews

New Kreg 720Pro

I saw the video Kreg put out for this new jig and had high hopes for it.

I purchased one today and am very disappointed with it.

First the docking station is extremely cheap. The plastic is pathetic. A Lego has more…

Continue

Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…

Continue

Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 5 Comments

© 2021   Created by KregRep.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

_