Sewing machine “quilting”

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I was given an old sewing machine table in need of some TLC and I needed a new vanity, so I thought that I would make a “quilted” top, as I am a quilter. I used proofgrade veneer in maple, cherry and walnut attached to 3/4 “ plywood and wrapped a frame of black walnut around it. Finished with tung oil glossy finish.

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Photos did not upload, but I believe I saw it on FaceBook and it is absolutely beautiful. Please get the photos up here so all can see.

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It really is stunning! Thanks for the in-process shots.

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Thanks for letting me know!

Wow, that is amazing! Must have been fun to put together, and what a wonderful heirloom item that it makes.

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Really nice. Thanks for sharing

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One of the coolest tables (and the MOST appropriate) ‘Singer’ table I’ve seen! Great work!

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Beautiful!

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Oh, damn! So glad you got the pics to upload. That’s incredible!

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We got the same singer base many years ago, well before GF, and put a granite slab on it.

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You need to swap it out for one of these. Then you can put the granite slab under your GF. :wink:

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Ka-Wow!

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Stunning.

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What a great addition to a wonder piece of furniture. Beautiful design. I have two working machines. Two different grandmothers. Need to find the leather “ropes” used to make them work. Gave one to my Daughter-in-law. They were apparently sewing geeks, have more attachments and instructions than I could learn to use. Was keeping because I was told that’s what the Leather workers used because they were indestructible.

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Wowzers, that’s gorgeous! Great retro-mod!

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Seems rather redundant now as already said–but WOW!!! Gorgeous. Congrats!!

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If only there were some sort of machine that would let you cut long, perfectly consistent width strips of leather so you could make your own replacements!

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That’s cool. There is so much history in restoring things and reusing them- they were workhorses those machines.

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An amazing top for your cabinet!!! Simply beautiful!!

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