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My wife wanted some custom sewing tables. This is what I built for her. They are made from 3/4” MDF. The top is laminated while the rest is painted. I used knock down connectors.
-- Owen Johnson - aka IowaWoodcrafter
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#1 posted 05-18-2007 06:08 AM
Nice design. I like the curve in the support. Thanks for including the finished furnished picture.
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#2 posted 05-18-2007 06:56 AM
My wife love this sewing table project. Computer aided quilt design, EQ5? Nice set-up.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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#3 posted 05-18-2007 01:07 PM
My wife would love these… I see a project for her in my future…Thanks for the idea…
-- Rick, Michigan, rick.blodgettoil.com
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#4 posted 05-18-2007 01:10 PM
this is great—really functional, I think. she must be THRILLED
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#5 posted 05-18-2007 03:53 PM
I’m going to show this to my wife. She’ll want this setup in her sewing room, and I’ll have a new project. Win-win situation. Thanks!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#6 posted 05-18-2007 03:54 PM
Charlie – what’s the “new tool” needed?? ;)
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#7 posted 05-18-2007 04:43 PM
::: deep movie voiceover voice :::
Coming to a sewing room near you soon!
lol … Nice work!!!
-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN
#8 posted 05-18-2007 05:33 PM
My wife has MS and also broke her kneecap in half many years ago. She wanted a design where she could move back and forth along the table without bumping her knee. I used a piece of thin metal to create the arc on a piece of MDF. I then used that piece as a template to create the other supports. I used a jigsaw to do a rough cut then a router with a flush trim bit.
#9 posted 05-18-2007 05:36 PM
what a great plan re: the knee.
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#10 posted 05-22-2007 08:26 AM
looks very nice, I like the all white. Nice set of cupboards. jockmike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#11 posted 05-23-2007 04:20 AM
They were made for the job and look great.
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#12 posted 05-23-2007 04:20 AM
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#13 posted 05-23-2007 05:12 AM
I love it, I’d love this in my home as well if I had the room which I don’t. I have a craft area instead.
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#14 posted 02-01-2010 02:47 PM
very nice work..hell, i’d like that in my garage to do woodwork on..
-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com
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#15 posted 02-02-2010 06:26 AM
Cool design owen
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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