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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….
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#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.
-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...
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#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 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#3 posted 08-17-2013 07:02 AM
Nice find Congratulation on the job as well, Shame about the pics,
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