If you have an old sewing machine table that collects dust in the basement, storage room, or garage, you have more options than pulling it to a landfill or giving it to a thrift store. . Breathe new life into the table by turning it into a work or dining space. Be sure to remove the sewing machine from the inside before using the table again.
Large piece of tempered glass or plexiglass
How to Repurpose an Old Sewing Machine Table
Shoe Rack Pack
1/2 gallon of latex paint
Cork sheet with glue board
Electric screwdriver or screw gun
Attachable artist lamp
6 feet 6 feet sheet of 1/2 inch birch leaves, 8 layers
1/2 gallon latex paint
2 cans of transparent enamel spray, glossy or matt
Use a desk in your home office. Buy tempered glass or plexiglass cut piece to fit on the table. Have the edges archived to make the top safe to use. Place photos of family and friends, quotes, or other memorabilia on the table. Place glass or plexiglass on top of memorabilia. Equip your desk accessory with accessories such as a pencil holder, paper clip tray and table lamp to create a quirky workspace.
Create a craft center by purchasing a pressed clog pack. These shelves typically have nine cubic holes, about 8 inches to 8 inches to 12 inches deep. Paint the shoe rack and sewing machine table with latex paints of the same color. Allow to dry completely. Attach the shoe rack to the top of the table with wood screws and take the back of the shelf to the back of the table. Measure and cut the panels or cork sides to fit the sides of the shoe rack if desired and tie them off, creating space to attach the ribbon, patterns, ideas. crafts and photographs. Use the storage of treated materials on the shelf area on the table for free work. Attach a professional artist’s lamp to the table to illuminate the workspace.
Make a dining table by centering a 6-foot, 6-foot, 8-layer, 1/2-inch birch leaf directly on top of the sewing machine table. Secure it to the sewing machine table with four wood screws, preferably at points above the legs of the sewing machine table. Apply wood to cover the filling screws and allow to dry. Sand the wood fill marks and paint the table with the color of your choice with latex enamel paint. Add decorative paint if desired. Allow the paint to dry completely. Spray the table with two or three coats of clear acrylic spray. Place the table outdoors or in a well-ventilated area before spraying to prevent the accumulation of steam. Allow the clear layer to dry for 24 to 48 hours. Place a tablecloth on the table if desired.