Vintage Sewing Machine...Project#1
I purchased this vintage Domestic sewing machine for $40 on Craigslist. I have several vintage sewing machine tables so this one is going to be for multiple projects. Here is the first.
First thing I did was remove the sewing machine! Very heavy! I plan to make a table lamp from this at a later time.
I then disassembled the entire sewing machine.
I sanded the table top and added a 1x2 in the middle to mount the drawer bracket. I then stained the 1x2 and added a little stain to the lighter spots where I sanded the top.
I spaced out the drawers so that I would have room for my mason jars etc. I also added some cute metal number tags to the front of the drawer. I've been saving them for just something like this.
Here's the finished product.
Below is a picture of the shelf from the sewing table it is screwed in from behind just as it was on the sewing machine. I didn't want to damage the drawers so they are just sitting on the drawer slides. I can always disassemble and reuse the pieces for another project if I choose. I want everyone to know that I didn't come up with this idea all on my own. I saw something similar on Pinterest. I modified it to use what I had.
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One old vintage Domestic sewing machine
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Published June 21st, 2016 3:32 PM