Homepage › Forums › Fix-it Forum: Home Improvement & Do It Yourself Repair Forum › Bowling alleys This topic contains 1 reply, has 0 voices, and was last updated by Bill Green 20 years, 9 months ago. Author Posts April 29, 1997 at 8:25 pm #10372 Dennis Link Watch out at your local bowling alley, they are tearing out the solid maple alleys and replacing them with plastic. I picked up a 12 foot length of maple 43 inchs wide and 2 3/8 inchs thick for $90. from the contractor. May 2, 1997 at 9:04 am #76174 Bill Green Thanks for the tip . I am going to have to look around to see if anone is redoing bowling alleys.There aren’t too many left here in Southern New England. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.