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I found a small size snooker game at a local playtoys store yesterday. As I saw this kit, it made 'click'. Here is something cheap, which might make much fun, if I could manipulate it for 1/6.
So here we are. I woke up early in the morning to start the experiment.

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This image shows the plate and how to go on with it. My idea and goal was to create a snooker table, which looks very heavy. Like one with 1300kg weight. So I put the plate on top of two different storage boxes. After checking which one would fit better, I took the left hand side one (nr.1). I cut away all unneeded material. Please be careful, if you do it with such kind of cutter, in case of sideslipping you could cut yourself very sore!(nr.2) Unfortunately I made a mistake, calculating the hight of the complete snooker table. It was not high enough. So I made four paper rolls to find out which hight might be the best (nr.3). I assumed approx. 14cm would be the best. After this I cut away the edge of the next storage box. Nr.4 shows the first step to reach an adequate snooker table.

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I marked a place to drill two big wholes in the plastic (nr.1). I cut out the plastic between the two wholes to have a wide port, shen the balls come back. I took a cardboard and fixed it in a bow with hot glue in the inner of the box. The focus here: Have a slope from all four corners down to the middle of the port (nr.2). I took a spray can with matt black and covered it on all sides. While the lacquer gets dry, I used the time to create two queues from a pair of chopsticks (nr.3). The last testing. Is the snooker table really horizontally built? Will the ball stay in place or will it move on its own. Perfect. No moving...

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Let`s have a game. Let's have fun. Here are some villains with their girls. Do you think, she can concentrate properly on the next push?
 
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