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Old Singer Sewing Machine

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Project by BOOGE posted 04-24-2010 04:22 AM 3139 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I pick up old sewing machines where ever I can and clean them up black japan them and make a nice top
for them.This top is Red Cedar. They are a very good seller. This one is a 1942 Singer
Needs a bit of dusting down.

-- BJ





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aurora

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#1 posted 04-24-2010 04:33 AM

check out the secretary desk project i built up using and old singer base and some 150 year old oak floor boards.

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#2 posted 04-24-2010 04:37 AM

Nice work.

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#3 posted 04-24-2010 04:39 AM

Good one.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#4 posted 04-24-2010 06:33 AM

recycling is always great and your work looks good
and those singers undercarrige can be used to make
lathes/bandsaw and scrollsaws out of and they work qeit well

thank´s for sharing

Dennis

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Richard

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#5 posted 04-24-2010 07:40 AM

Dennis has a neat idea if one could retool the foot pedal and make a foot pedal scroll saw. I seen a foot powered scroll saw and it would be interesting if one could retool the singer.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#6 posted 04-24-2010 01:54 PM

Richard
many years ago I saw one guy who had used the hole
sewing maschine to make a scrollsaw out of
he rebuild the aria around where the needle is atachsed
he said it was qeit simpel that way

Dennis

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 04-24-2010 02:17 PM

Very nice!!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#8 posted 04-24-2010 05:02 PM

Very nice!! Great Job.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 04-24-2010 11:13 PM

Hey that looks familiar…...http://lumberjocks.com/projects/22145

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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#10 posted 04-25-2010 07:08 PM

Nice table! What do you do with the sewing machine itself? Would you get more for them if you built a cabinet for it and made it a useable sewing machine?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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