LumberJocks

refurbished antique sewing machine

  • Advertise with us
Project by david posted 08-14-2013 09:32 PM 1053 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this old heap that was missing the sewing machine from inside, in a ditch with a sign on it that said ’’free’‘
I refinished the wood, tiled the top and converted it into what is now my office desk….

-- davidjon440ohio





3 comments so far

View dustyal's profile

dustyal

1208 posts in 2197 days


#1 posted 08-15-2013 01:56 PM

cool… I like projects like this that takes something old and makes something useful… I did similar project… had broken marble top from a table… that fit nicely as top for the treadle sewing machine base. Mine had no wood… just the cast iron parts.

well done.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

View Bluepine38's profile

Bluepine38

2939 posts in 1807 days


#2 posted 08-15-2013 02:21 PM

You got lucky on this find, most people want top dollar for just the iron or the wood. Good restore and desk.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

View NonnoTony48's profile

NonnoTony48

85 posts in 684 days


#3 posted 08-17-2013 07:02 AM

Nice find Congratulation on the job as well, Shame about the pics,

Cheers Tony.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase