Shuffleboard is one of the oldest table games in existence. It was invented by a British officer stationed in Jamaica, William George Mitchell, and patented in 1891. The game has evolved to include many different variations as it spread from Europe into North America and Asia. New versions have been created more recently, such as shuffleboard on ice (commonly referred to as “stuff”), popular during the winter months. With this post, we will explore when the game was invented and how it spread worldwide. This article will answer a question that many people have pondered at one point or another: how heavy is a 9 ft shuffleboard table? The answer to this question depends on the type of wood it’s made out of. A wooden 9 ft shuffleboard table typically weighs about 800 lbs. but can weigh more if it has metal parts added.
A 9 ft shuffleboard table weighs around 400 pounds. It would weigh a little over 300 pounds, which is still a lot of weight to carry. The thing with this game is that it’s not just the table you have to move, but also all the sliding boards and other pieces. If many people play at once, it can take several trips back and forth from wherever your storage area is until everything has been moved into place for the match.
And then, when it comes time to break down the set after everyone has finished playing, you’ll need someone else with you again to help lug all those boards back out of sight before the next round can start. Meaning as much as it is lighter than bigger tables, a 9ft table would still require several people to move it. Expect tables that are between 12-14ft long to weigh anywhere between 400 lbs. to as much as 600 lbs.
The average weight of a 9 ft shuffleboard table is 800 lbs. A typical board game such as shuffleboard is 8 feet by 36 inches, with some boards being slightly shorter and others longer. This means that the total area length of your table would be 288 square feet or 27 square meters (289 sq. m). If you consider purchasing one of these tables, it’s essential to know its weight to plan how best to move it into position when needed. It is also necessary to consider where on your property will offer enough space for this large item? Would you like help to move any furniture in your home?
Mark is a Bloomberg BusinessWeek-based digital entrepreneur, blogger, and table tennis enthusiast. He is a former professional table tennis player with the career-best USATT ranking of 2689. He is also an ITTF Level 3 certified coach and conducts weekend coaching programs in and around the New York area. Mark is also a pool player by passion. He was first introduced to the game of pool at a very early age by his granddad. He had a natural knack for the game and quickly learned the ropes, and by the time he was 15, he was already participating in local leagues. He aims to make it into the APA league someday! Mark started his own blog by starting Indoor Games Zone, where he loves to share his years of experience with the audience. He covers ping pong, pool, air hockey, shuffleboard, and foosball.
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