Vintage Berea Carrom Hardwood Skittles Game w/ Stand

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Vintage Hardwood Carrom Skittles Game w/ Stand

Handmade by Berea College Student Crafts, KY

This is a pre-owned consigned item obtained approximately 25 years ago and is in excellent condition. Handmade by the students and craft professionals in the Berea College Student Crafts Program, a 4-year liberal arts college serving primarily students from nine Appalachian States - students who crafted this item are talented youth of limited means, working a minimum of 10 hours a week in leiu of tuition.

Made of natural Appalachian hardwoods, this item is not stained, dyed or colored in any way prior to finishing. This particular item is made from Walnut and Tulip Poplar, and from the heartwood of those trees. No two pieces are exactly alike in grain patterning. Not one particular grain strand showing through the logo (it is NOT a crack in the wood!)

This particular item is the classic version of the popular skittles carrom game, originally invented in France during the 14th Century and later modernized during the early 1930s after being brought over from England. The playing table measures 46" x 19" x 5" tall, is fully and sturdilly assembled,
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