Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Recycled sewing machine

In Sewing > Non-Singer Sewing Machines > Show & Tell.
Non-Singer Sewing Machines159 of 397my mystery vintage sewing machineWhat is it?????
5
Love it
0
Like it

inkyinky loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
valentino97valentino97 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 5 years ago

    Knockersfan
    (29 items)

    I bought this turn of the Century New Williams Sewing Machine Built in Montreal Canada. (For just $135 Cdn) with the intention of only modifying the top cover. But I could see that the base would make a good computer desk, which I needed to replace. I really like the old growth fine grain oak drawers. Each with solid black cast iron supports. I removed the non supporting parts & treadle mechanism with the intention of taking them to the recycling depot. But then I thought it would make a good Steampunk display. If that's what this is ? I am still adding refinements to the domed box.
    Some of the locks have a Patented date of May.1.1877. They really built them to last. Did I feel guilty of messing up a old antique like this. No. Nearly ever part was used. It will last another 100 years.

    logo
    Non-Singer Sewing Machines
    See all
    *SUPERBA D*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE*1890s*GERMAN*
    *SUPERBA D*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHIN...
    $299
     pfaff 130 sewing machine new timing belt
    pfaff 130 sewing machine new timin...
    $125
    *COLLIER*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE*MADE BY JONES*1920s*
    *COLLIER*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE*...
    $229
    Antique Kenwood Treadle Sewing Machine & Parlor Cabinet. Solid Oak. Patent-1886
    Antique Kenwood Treadle Sewing Mach...
    $251
    logo
    *SUPERBA D*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE*1890s*GERMAN*
    *SUPERBA D*HAND CRANK SEWING MACHIN...
    $299
    See all

    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Every part of this is beautifully styled.... I particularly love the wslice and dice woodwork! (that's my term by the way...I have no idea what that technique is really called.)

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.