BUILD YOUR OWN POKER TABLE
How to build a professional Texas Hold ‘Em table!
Why buy an overpriced table when you can make your own for far less? Anyone can build their own poker table as long as they have the desire and a plan. You provide the desire – we provide the plan! Follow the steps below and you’ll be pushing all-in on your new table in no time.
To build your own table you’ll need to:
1. Choose the type of Table you want.
2. Make sure you have the correct Tools.
3. Make sure you have the correct Supplies.
4. Develop a simple Schedule to keep you on course.
1. Choose the type of Table you want:
Poker Tables come in many different shapes, sizes and colors and can be customized in many different ways. Look through the plans below to find one or several tables you like. Build one similar or design your own.
- Oval / Casino Style
- Chris Norrick Poker.com
- Jeff Croft SidePot.com
- John Kopecky Bad Boyz
- Joseph Poker Fanatic
- Junnell Greg & Christian
- Maui Kevin
- Monte Dapper Dan
- Rob Spook
- Pete Greg Sorenson
- PC Potato Wheeling Poker Club
- My Poker Table
- Ultimate Poker Table
- Mark Hayes
Most of the tables listed include plans, photos, drawings and other helpful items you can use. We suggest printing them so you’ll have them available while building.
2. Make sure you have the correct Tools:
Now that you’ve decided on a table you’ll need to make a list of tools you will use throughout the build. Some of the plans above include the tools you will need. If not included make a list of your own. At minimum you will need the following:
- Circular Saw
- Jig Saw
- Staple Gun
3. Make sure you have the correct Supplies:
Now that you have your list of tools you’ll need to make a list of supplies. Some of the plans above include the supplies. If not included, make a list of your own. At minimum you will need the following:
- MDF or other inexpensive, solid wood
- Felt, Velveteen or other cover fabric
- Foam padding
- Spray Adhesive
- Saw Blades
Poker-N-Stuff has the supplies you’ll need.
4. Develop a simple Schedule to keep you on course:
Time spent on the table will differ depending on a number of factors:
- the type of table you choose to build
- accessories such as a padded rail, cup holders or dealers tray
- your experience
- your plan
- and many other factors
We suggest you write out the steps to build your table, then do a dry run to make sure everything is in order. Also, “measure twice and cut once” – it’s easier, less expensive and saves time to do it right the first time.
Check out Scott’s Poker Forum for answers to any other questions you may have on building your own poker table.
Most importantly have fun, be safe and shoot us a picture of your table when you’re done!