Standard Treadle Table with Cedar Top

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Project by Chaotic posted 08-19-2014 10:20 PM 1167 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Restored from scrap condition treadle sewing machine base. Rust stripped via electrolysis and sandblasting. New oak “tie rod?” constructed since original was missing. Painted and primed with quality enamel. Gold lettering reapplied. Treadle works without a squeak with the occasional drop of oil in the oil holes. Cedar top with satin poly finish.

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#1 posted 08-20-2014 12:20 AM

Is this a new one? Looks good.


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#2 posted 08-20-2014 02:56 AM

Thanks Rick. Yep, it’s a new one. The other was a Singer. I’m not sure if this actually a “Standard” brand or a model…Either way, it’s different.

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#3 posted 08-20-2014 06:33 AM

Ah, I can see now. I was on my phone earlier and couldn’t tell.


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#4 posted 08-20-2014 10:45 AM

Nice job on this. It looks beautiful.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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