How Celebrity-Favorite Pool Tables Are Made, Starting At $20,000 | The Making Of

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  • Founded in New York City in 1923, Blatt Billiards has been building custom pool tables for nearly 100 years. Their clients have included Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Tommy Hilfiger.
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Comments • 299

  • Pralay Aryan
    Pralay Aryan Day ago

    poor pedro. still working so hard at his age

  • I WANT MY SLAW!!
    I WANT MY SLAW!! 7 days ago

    Do they make air hockey tables? I don't like pool.

  • Baljit Singh
    Baljit Singh 8 days ago

    He is right, Lead is diamegnatic

  • AHR Red
    AHR Red 13 days ago

    Can They Make One Using Carbon Fiber Instead Of Wood?

  • Marin Mrnja 2
    Marin Mrnja 2 17 days ago

    I swear to agod i heard this womans voice somwhere else

  • Onyourknees Beforeme
    Onyourknees Beforeme 18 days ago +1

    I wish I could afford one of these pool tables. Naturally, I wouldn't buy the fucker. Just wish I could afford to...

  • Mark Halvorsen
    Mark Halvorsen 19 days ago

    Custom tables are pretty but gimme a 9ft Diamond w pro cut pockets any day.

  • Ricki G
    Ricki G 20 days ago

    you can tell by his eyes the guy was born to build billiard tables.

  • AngelousSpike
    AngelousSpike 21 day ago

    just one problem, lead isnt magnetic unless you have a very strong magnet.

  • Rainman
    Rainman 21 day ago

    Imagine shelling out $20k just to have the table mess up your floor

  • Bokimon
    Bokimon 21 day ago +2

    how come professional pool players had never had orders with them?

  • The Loobis
    The Loobis 22 days ago

    Well, if these guys are making money then good for them.

  • SleepLess
    SleepLess 22 days ago +1

    I don’t think Taylor knows billboard

  • Hidden Retribution
    Hidden Retribution 22 days ago

    I love in avenel are you guys hiring?

  • Aspirahful
    Aspirahful 22 days ago +3

    Just buy a Diamond table. Amazing looking table and a fraction of the price..

  • Chase Borchers
    Chase Borchers 22 days ago

    Cyka blatt
    Lol

  • Daniel
    Daniel 22 days ago

    Let’s say they sell each table for about 20k, they make a table let’s roughly in 2 weeks. Imagine how much money they make

  • twankyjoe
    twankyjoe 22 days ago +10

    This dude lying about going to sleep dreaming about pool tables. He hasn't slept in 6 days

  • Alejandro Alartiz
    Alejandro Alartiz 22 days ago

    Overpriced regular pool table. Not better than Brunswick or others.

    • TheFreshSpam
      TheFreshSpam 22 days ago

      Custom anything is a custom price. God you would kill the small businesses at any second

  • ok man
    ok man 22 days ago

    Imagine having a 100k pool table but u still shit at pool

  • Vanessa Costa
    Vanessa Costa 22 days ago

    Rick James on your pool table.

  • Christopher Trogdon
    Christopher Trogdon 22 days ago

    Nothing about these tables makes them worth that much money.

  • Christopher Moore
    Christopher Moore 22 days ago

    Lead isn’t magnetic!

  • fur king el
    fur king el 22 days ago

    i used to make them for the pros, we used to go to their house and build it. the only thing i took away from the experience was they had heated floors everywhere it was beauty haha

  • Brad Meyer
    Brad Meyer 23 days ago

    2:47 you can tell this mf killed a few unwilling women and built them into a couple of pool tables.

  • Stefanes
    Stefanes 23 days ago

    Man those pockets are gigantic

  • egori84
    egori84 23 days ago

    his eyes are balls

  • Garrett
    Garrett 23 days ago

    20k are you kidding me, I'm going to make pool tables I can do inlays and wood carving as good as this. People are just stupid, and I guess I'm stupid.

  • Say What
    Say What 23 days ago

    I bet everybody that owns one of these tables is still shit a playing pool..

  • shumcr
    shumcr 23 days ago

    They must be good if the whiter than white, black wanna be justin bieber has one

  • Jaime Meza
    Jaime Meza 23 days ago

    ILL STICK TO THE BEST. OLHAUSEN.

    • Sprokie van Gistraand
      Sprokie van Gistraand 9 hours ago

      Jaime Meza you can not compare Blatt to Olhausen!!??? Blatt is like a 1000 times better! It’s like comparing a ford to a rolls royce!!

  • DJ Deckard Cain
    DJ Deckard Cain 23 days ago

    ......Cocaine..... Look at his eyes in the beginning when he's rolling out the felt. Around 0:12. That was just the beginning...

  • Jimmy Neutron
    Jimmy Neutron 23 days ago +7

    4:11 “she said the n-word”

  • Shona
    Shona 23 days ago +8

    Oh yeah, I always wondered where all those Kings and Queens in London get their tables. Every time I see one of the many Kings and Queens of London playing pool I just ask myself what it would take to get a table like that.

  • John Barr
    John Barr 24 days ago

    I’m a simple man. I see the beibs; I see billiards. I click the vid

  • Bev Charles
    Bev Charles 24 days ago

    2am video type

  • Jack Liddy
    Jack Liddy 24 days ago

    So If i wanted a snooker table I'd have to shop else where

    • twankyjoe
      twankyjoe 22 days ago

      Not if you're a king and queen in London

  • Bass Fishing Pennsylvania

    He does no that lead isn't magnetic right 😂😂

    • DJ Deckard Cain
      DJ Deckard Cain 23 days ago

      Cocaine is magnetic though, right? IF HIS NOSE IS THE MAGNET!

  • joey
    joey 24 days ago

    what is that intro you guys made lmao did you have a 6 year old make it

  • Forgotten Lawrence
    Forgotten Lawrence 24 days ago

    What sort of idiot uses that washed up gimp on their thumbnail!

  • Jon Lamberti
    Jon Lamberti 24 days ago +26

    So whats your business plan when Pedro Retires?

  • Noah Phipps
    Noah Phipps 25 days ago +2

    Lead isnt magnetic tho

  • BS GAMING
    BS GAMING 25 days ago +4

    Is this like a knockoff How it’s made?

  • Adnan A
    Adnan A 25 days ago +2

    I didn’t know it was so complicated

  • the.abhiram.r
    the.abhiram.r 25 days ago

    can you get a lease on the table?

  • Aim entity
    Aim entity 25 days ago

    Waste of money scam rip off kys

  • Ben Hansell
    Ben Hansell 25 days ago +1

    a lead ball eh? 2:10

  • Cameron Schmit
    Cameron Schmit 25 days ago

    I like how he says balls. BOOWLS

  • Toast Cat
    Toast Cat 25 days ago +1

    4:08 Kings and queens in London, lol how many kings and Queens are there in london...

    • Steven Vacher
      Steven Vacher 25 days ago

      I was in London today, loads of kings and queens there 😂🤣😂

  • Mojo
    Mojo 26 days ago

    Celebrity, another way to say overpaid fuckwit

  • Zac Adams
    Zac Adams 26 days ago

    Imagine if they hated pool

  • Zinho9
    Zinho9 26 days ago +23

    4:05 They go to Kings and Queens in London??? Interesting.

    • Zinho9
      Zinho9 22 days ago

      @Stefan Beleaua I'm American. Not offended just thought it was funny.

    • Stefan Beleaua
      Stefan Beleaua 22 days ago +1

      U seem british enough to get irritated over that line so its fine

  • Lino Ragz
    Lino Ragz 26 days ago

    I live in the town they build them in and I didn’t even know they were in my town

  • josefrancisco chavez
    josefrancisco chavez 26 days ago +3

    Ohhhhh dear minute 3:00. That's the face of a crazy man

  • jason lul
    jason lul 26 days ago +3

    When his dad said they were going to start selling 8 balls he got the wrong idea

    • Zinho9
      Zinho9 26 days ago

      Also broke the "never get high on your own supply" rule smh

  • Maximilian Bennett
    Maximilian Bennett 26 days ago

    In our family there is no summer or winter breaks... Only eating feasts of Marijuana edibles

    • Zinho9
      Zinho9 26 days ago

      More like snorting 8balls of blow daily

  • Jordan B
    Jordan B 26 days ago +1

    He’s enjoying his dads business ❄️ ❄️

  • Henry Chen
    Henry Chen 26 days ago

    Wow

  • Kole Tokar
    Kole Tokar 26 days ago

    Roe Jogan owned this table

  • Whole moment
    Whole moment 26 days ago

    6 months - 1 year per pool table but he can make 300 pool tables a year

  • Zak Wilson
    Zak Wilson 26 days ago

    Kings and queens in London lol.... England has no king

    • pt109
      pt109 24 days ago

      Zak Wilson England has two queens...Elizabeth II...and Elton John

  • Garrett Brown
    Garrett Brown 26 days ago

    8 ball pool is free and easier

  • Rhett Copland
    Rhett Copland 26 days ago

    close your eyes a bit dude

  • Rob L.
    Rob L. 26 days ago +8

    Just buy a Diamond table. Best in the world and not $20K.

  • Rob L.
    Rob L. 26 days ago

    Dude drank a whole pot of coffee before that interview. 😳

    • †
       26 days ago

      Rob L. Nah just some lines of coke

  • VividScot
    VividScot 26 days ago +36

    "Felt is cut to the perfect measurement." *Tearing the felt 3:02

  • Jeremiah Shields
    Jeremiah Shields 26 days ago

    That pic of swift🤦....not only is her form crap, but both feet are off the ground...god she's so dumb..

  • T512X
    T512X 26 days ago +1

    1000 ways to die taught me that the cue ball is slightly bigger then the rest of the balls, and that's how it knows which subway track to go down.
    So...The time has come to pick who I believe. 100 year old pool table maker? Or dumb show on Spike TV?

    • T512X
      T512X 22 days ago

      That actually sounds pretty rad.

    • Ken Porter
      Ken Porter 23 days ago +1

      When I was growing up we had a pool Hall pool table in our basement that my dad purchased (from a pool hall). He Took the quarter slot and converted it so all you had to do is push it in to get the balls back. On that table the cue ball was larger than the other balls so it would redirect so you could get your cue ball back without putting a quarter in.

  • T512X
    T512X 26 days ago +7

    There's something truly satisfying about walking around a table at the end of a game and gathering the pool balls.

    • Muaz Qamar
      Muaz Qamar 23 days ago +1

      We should play together then. I hate doing that

  • Mister Bean
    Mister Bean 26 days ago +1

    300x100k=too overpriced

  • Happy Feet
    Happy Feet 26 days ago +1

    I think that guy is trying to act like he didn’t smoke weed before filming

    • Zinho9
      Zinho9 26 days ago

      Looks quite the opposite actually. Definitely on blow

  • Jack Cuautle
    Jack Cuautle 26 days ago

    Blatt sounds like blyat

  • Spencer
    Spencer 26 days ago +2

    “Felt is cut to the perfect measurements of the table” shows a dude ripping felt with his hands.

  • BodhiZaffa
    BodhiZaffa 27 days ago

    I always thought the cueball was separated because it was slightly a different size than the other balls.

    • six3sixkawi
      six3sixkawi 23 days ago

      What the guy said doesn't make sense because lead isn't magnetic

  • Loneygalaxywolf
    Loneygalaxywolf 27 days ago

    Ummm I’ll just stick with my 1k table

  • Painted Pony
    Painted Pony 27 days ago +1

    They wouldn't install one on my yacht.

  • JO 7Z
    JO 7Z 27 days ago

    Cause celebrity have good taste? News of the day. The best reason to not buy those things :D There is One rules: if you want a good product, dont buy american. When you see how they stock them, what a mess..

  • Jimet Forfagetto
    Jimet Forfagetto 27 days ago

    If theres lead in the cue ball wouldn’t it have a weight difference? Or at least an inconsistent strike spots compared to other balls?

  • Steve
    Steve 27 days ago +1

    Meh, diamonds are better

  • Esteban Aguilar
    Esteban Aguilar 27 days ago +8

    There’s a Kurt Cobain Funko Pop on top of a red coffee ground @ 3:10

  • Ryan Koehler
    Ryan Koehler 27 days ago +9

    Yeah, most pros are playing on diamonds that cost like 4K.

    • Andréa S.
      Andréa S. 2 days ago

      I was wondering how the tables play and what the pros use.
      They didn't mention anything about how their tables play.

  • Julien Groulx
    Julien Groulx 27 days ago

    Their truck looks so bad for the style of the tables

  • Oscar jr Avila
    Oscar jr Avila 27 days ago +5

    Diamond 💎 Brunswick 🔥

  • alan
    alan 27 days ago

    why did she say the n word

  • Sang Nguyen
    Sang Nguyen 27 days ago

    The table will tell you how many booties been set on top of it

  • billiards0518
    billiards0518 27 days ago

    They're referring to coin-operated pool tables that separate the cue ball from the numbered balls.
    By the way, there are actually 3 different ways to separate the cue ball. 1) Magnetic. There is a magnetic strip on the side of the gully (not "subway"). The ball has a ferrous exterior. As it passes next to the magnetic strip, the ball is pulled into another track. 2) Over-sized cue ball. All of the balls pass through a metal box. There is a spring mounted on the underneath side of the top of that box that diverts the over-sized ball to another track. All of the rest of the balls pass straight through. 3) Weighted cue ball. In this system, all of the balls pass over a scale that is calibrated to remain in the up position for the smaller numbered balls. When the heavier cue ball passes over the scale, the scale lowers and the cue ball is diverted to another track.

    **BONUS FACT** An over-sized cue ball will work in a table that is designed for a weighted ball; since, the over-sized ball weighs more than the rest of the balls. It will also work in a magnetic type table. As the cue ball gets to the area where the magnetic strip is, the slightly larger diameter of the ball causes it to roll into the cue ball return gully. Magnetic cue balls, however, will only work in magnetic-type tables and weighted cue balls will only work in a scale-type table.

  • lander Tuytelaars
    lander Tuytelaars 27 days ago +1

    Metric system please

  • OG Steve
    OG Steve 27 days ago +2

    $20k+ pool table exists:
    Justin Bieber: Can you splash bleach on it to make it look more like 20$ table

  • Jim Lahey
    Jim Lahey 27 days ago

    We don’t take summer or winter breaks. Congratulations? Neither does anyone else besides schools and landscapers.

  • Zac Design
    Zac Design 27 days ago

    Everything is done she says
    It's by hand
    It's by hand it's by hand
    Shut up
    It's not impressive

  • Mikey Estrada
    Mikey Estrada 27 days ago +1

    His eyes are so wide when he talks

  • Zac Design
    Zac Design 27 days ago

    Waste of money

  • Rdizzle B
    Rdizzle B 27 days ago +4

    Famous people have these? That's good enough for me!
    🙄

  • Christopher W
    Christopher W 27 days ago +1

    Hell no even if I was a billionaire I would never waste that much money on a pool table

  • first name
    first name 27 days ago +52

    Lead isnt magnetic. So try again bud

    • Shawn
      Shawn 21 day ago

      he misspoke...they likely use another metal and a powerful magnet

    • Connor Hill
      Connor Hill 22 days ago +7

      This guy is a shmuck, the cue ball is slightly smaller than the other balls, so when they pass the TRACK (not the subway system) the cue ball drops through

    • Steven Vacher
      Steven Vacher 25 days ago

      Yep, i came here to say that 😂🤣😂

  • Steven Vera
    Steven Vera 27 days ago

    his eyes like look like he hasnt slept in years

  • Mike Carroll
    Mike Carroll 27 days ago

    Aye Jersey let's gooo

  • Syed Syed
    Syed Syed 27 days ago +11

    And then there is me who doesn't have enough money in 8ball pool

  • Tempest Rage
    Tempest Rage 27 days ago +7

    if justin bieber has one of these tables im definitely not getting one 😂

    • Tempest Rage
      Tempest Rage 26 days ago +1

      @BuzZ that's a very naive statement to make

    • BuzZ
      BuzZ 26 days ago

      not like you could afford one anyway

  • Nick f
    Nick f 27 days ago

    I'd bet every celebrity who owns one of these also preaches socialism and equality.