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- April 03, 1989
- Vol. 31
- No. 13
Why Did Steve Karpa Build This Humongous Pool Table? Chalk It Up to Whimsy
Karpa, a 35-year-old crane operator and pool shooter from Pittsburgh, got the cue for his table three years ago, when he was organizing an offbeat charity scheme—a choreographed women's boxing exhibition at a Pittsburgh restaurant. While he was building the ring for the show, it occurred to him that the floor he was constructing would make "one hell of a pool table." From that moment on, he devoted his energies to building the giant pool table. Karpa takes the table around to car shows. He charges players $1 a shot—and gives the proceeds to charity.
Karpa's table is built of six interlocking plywood pieces for easy assembly and breakdown. As a result of this, it is really never quite level. Because of the table's height, players have to stand on a platform to get even close to being in position.
Still, would-be Willie Mosconis love to try Karpa's table—at least, he says, "until they try the 18-foot corner shot."
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