|Munro Table Hockey game, circa
This hand-crafted replica is fully functional. and, like the original, built to last more than one lifetime. It has a unique slopping wood surface that keeps the ball-bearing "puck" in almost continuous motion. See videos on this site for game in action.
<>There are five men to a side, plus the goalies. Each team moves in unison in a pinball-like action (see picture below). A pivoting goalie guards the nets. In the deluxe model, a scoring goal drops into a receptacle fixed to the outside of the game. The traditional colours are red and green. The red and green nets, like the originals, are hand crocheted.
Underside showing wire linkage, wire players, springs and ball-catcher troughs
The game is assembled
with screws. Little glue is used. Should adjustments or repairs be
the game can be disassebled. Replacement parts can be
purchased at any hardware or building supply outlet or fashioned by