Sharks pool tables grants to the original purchaser of any of our pool tables, that if there are any defects in materials or workmanship during the lifetime of the original owner. Sharks pool tables will replace or repair the defective part or parts at no charge to the original owner, at our discretion. Cloth, pockets regular wear and tear and rail bumpers are not included in the warranty. In the event of a defect in workmanship or materials during the lifetime of the original owner, notice of the defect must be made through Sharks pool tables. Defective parts should be returned to us in person or freight prepaid. We will inspect the parts. If they are deemed to be defective, they will be repaired or replaced and returned, prepaid by conventional freight. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the owner for any claims made more than one year from the date of original purchase. Replacing defective parts shall constitute complete fulfillment of all obligations with respect to the product. The lifetime guarantee does not require the replacement of the entire table. Sharks pool tables guarantee all of our slate to be machined flat to within plus or minus .01" over the playing surface. Provided the slate is properly installed by a certified installer, shimmed and maintained, the slate is quarantined to stay flat. Sharks pool tables reserves the right to repair minor faults which are inherent in the slate. Defects that we determine to be the result of normal wear and tear, accidental damage, alteration, misuse, neglect, abuse, or natural calamity are not covered under this warranty. This warranty is non-transferable. The foregoing warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or limited. Sharks pool tables neither assumes nor authorizes any person to assume any other obligation or liability in connection with said billiard table.