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Wisegeek writes -

We love air hockey, but we wanted to see if the basic idea would work on real ice as opposed to using the air bearing principle.

We were on a visit up north and an approaching cold weather front provided the perfect opportunity. Unfortunately, we were away from our workshop, so we had to design and build our prototype without all the tools that we are accustomed to. In the end, however, we achieved a surprisingly great result…

Introducing Table Hockey on Real Ice – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. longshot789 says:

    Too bad when you let a goal in, you take a shot in the nads.

  2. Charnoble says:

    Beat me too it Longshot!

  3. Charnoble says:

    Beat me too it Longshot! It would make the game have more incentive.

  4. obeyken says:

    yeah but where the heck did they get the tiny zamboni?

  5. jovino says:

    dood, the zamboni rocks!!!