Crokinole Discs FAQ

Crokinole Discs FAQ

What are Crokinole Pieces called?

Crokinole pieces are most often called crokinole pieces. However, they can also be called discs, buttons, counters, chips, pucks, crokinole men, crokinole checkers, crokinole stones, crokinole biscuits, crokinole cookies, crokinoles, crokinole crokes, and crokinole shooters.

What are Crokinole Discs made of?

Crokinoles are made of hard maple that has been wood turned. Our discs are painted with vibrant colours and come with a gloss finish. Our crokinole discs are manufactured in the USA and they are completely flat on either side. We used to get ours made in Canada but they had a nipple on one side which is actually a manufacturing defect. Now our discs are flat and slide very well. They are tournament level crokinole discs.

How big are Crokinole Discs?

There are three sizes of Crokinole Discs - tournament, traditional, and mini children's size discs. A tournament size crokinole disc is 1 1/4" diameter x 3/8" thick (3.2cm x 0.9cm). A traditional size crokinole disc is 1 1/8" diameter x 3/8" thick (2.9cm x 0.9cm).   A mini size crokinole disc is 1 3/32" diameter x 13/32" thick (2.8cm x 1cm) Tournament size discs play best with a 20 hole that is 1 3/8" (3.5cm) and a 26" playing surface, a tournament board. Traditional and mini size discs play best with a 20 hole that is 1 1/4" (3.2cm) and a 22"- 24" playing surface, a traditional size crokinole board.

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