Monday, March 28, 2011

A hole in the table

I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time. Today was the day.

sewing table redo (2)

I had quilts to quilt and I didn’t want to mess around. I only broke one jigsaw blade!

sewing table redo

Mr. DJ will make a permanent box to replace the stool that’s holding the machine up. So far, so good!


  1. Do you sew with more than 1 machine? I do. So (or sew!) we made the 3 sided box (beneath the table top) a little deeper than needed. I just stack magazines under the smallest machine. since I have those clear bed extenders for most of my machines, I place that on TOP of the table. Makes the fabric glide a little bit.

    We made the box 3 sided & attached it to the undeside of the table with "L" brackets. Also made a small opemomg pm the backside for the cord. My advice? Make it bigger than you think you need too!(the whole for the cord, I mean)

    I love mine! It was an old dining table with a crack in it. Too bad the crack was in the exact spot the machine needed to be! Repurposed, reused & wonderful!


  2. Oh good work ! I'm sure that will make things easier for you .

  3. Whoop whoop to you, smart girl! And you got to play with power tools, too!!!

  4. Wow, good for you! It looks like a perfect fit! My sewing table has a hole in it like this but my machine doesn't fit, so I have a board covering that hole. I am impressed with your jigsaw skills!

  5. Whoa! You're going all Rosie the Riveter on us... How cool! I would be excited about that too... You go woman!!!!!

  6. Nice! I am not at all handy; I'd probably end up messing up the desk totally if I attempted this...

  7. I'm hoping to get my husband to make a table & cut a hole like that...looks good!


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