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Project by Doug posted 1893 days ago 1462 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife is sewing nut and so is a friend of hers, her friend had this old singer sewing machine stand but no machine in it, she asked if i could build her a small table from it and put a couple of drawers as well. nota problem

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mtkate

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#1 posted 1893 days ago

Cool idea!

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1893 days ago

Great looking table.

But tell her if she put an actual machine in it you could save on the electric bill, and she’d be getting some exercise at the same time. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1893 days ago

Hey Doug,
My darling mother had one of these when I was a kid and I would spend hours playing engine rooms and ships under the machine while she pedalled her heart out making clothes from rags…....man…..that pic sure brings back some really fond memories.

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Phil53

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#4 posted 1893 days ago

Great idea, I have one of these frames and was wondering what to do with it. I may have to copy yours.

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John Gray

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#5 posted 1893 days ago

COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SnowyRiver

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#6 posted 1893 days ago

Very nice…good job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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degoose

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#7 posted 1893 days ago

it is getting harder to get hold of these frames,, people want a fortune for them,, Nice top and I like the drawers
QSWO I presume.?

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 1893 days ago

Memories of Gram making clothes for us grandchildren …thanks : )

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dustbunny

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#9 posted 1893 days ago

The Singer Sewing machine cabinets were QSWO, your right about that Larry. This exact project is what got me started with woodworking back in September. I haven’t finished it yet…. The legs and treadle are in the last stages of stripping. It was so cold when I was doing this I lost interest. I paid $75.00 for mine complete with machine.
Seeing yours completed Doug makes me want to dig it back out and finish.
You did a great job !!

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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sdmarcotte

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#10 posted 1891 days ago

My mom has one that I fixed up a few years ago, the QSWO veneer needs some attention, but the sewing machine works. Good job with yours.

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1891 days ago

neat idea

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Richard44

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#12 posted 1889 days ago

very nice

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crosseyedcarver

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#13 posted 1666 days ago

Anything for the wife right!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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