Sewing Table

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Project by Doug posted 06-26-2009 02:56 PM 1857 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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#1 posted 06-26-2009 02:59 PM

Cool idea!

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#2 posted 06-26-2009 03:12 PM

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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#3 posted 06-26-2009 03:14 PM

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……..that pic sure brings back some really fond memories.

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#4 posted 06-26-2009 04:30 PM

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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#5 posted 06-26-2009 04:48 PM


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#6 posted 06-26-2009 05:50 PM

Very nice…good job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 06-26-2009 09:08 PM

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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#8 posted 06-26-2009 09:56 PM

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

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#9 posted 06-26-2009 11:46 PM

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 !!


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#10 posted 06-28-2009 06:03 AM

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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#11 posted 06-28-2009 07:40 AM

neat idea

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#12 posted 06-30-2009 03:36 PM

very nice

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#13 posted 02-08-2010 03:12 AM

Anything for the wife right!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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