Agree or not, hassle-free sewing requires many objects to achieve. And how you use the sewing machine coupled with the best add-ons is one thing.
The major ease is if you can get the dedicated sewing machine table, and we do believe you will record a high-paced boost in your sewing projects.
Although many sewing machines come with an extended table which you can attach in no time, it definitely brings the breeze of relief but only with the limitations. Get feet-long fabric to sew that would not easily hold to the table’s base — there’s too much winding and adjusting the fabric from time to time smashing your focus.
Not that you can optimize the space out of the sewing machine’s base as well as the extended table which comes with the purchase. You need something else for hassle-free sewing, we must say.
And what you need is, of course, a full-fledged table but that is gonna cost you not only time but the money plus the revision of the correct measurement to talk out.
Pure DIY crafting the sewing machine table for your little cutie! And do not worry at all as we will take you through the complete DIY of how to make a sewing machine table to add convenience and nothing less than that!
What Stuff You Need to Create a Sewing Machine Table
Depending on your DIY skill level with the furniture crafting, any design on the sewing machine table would not be difficult for you.
With this exclusive DIY guide, we will try our best to be specific to craft a simple yet purposeful sewing machine table to do the best job for you!
To commence with the DIY project of creating a sewing machine table, you will be needing the following first;
Paper and Pencil: How about some rough table designs before you commence with the craft?
- Hacksaw or jigsaw (we prefer manual versions for the ease of work plus conversing the budget)
- Plywood, chipboard, and timber
- Edge tape
- Hair dryer
- Screws with self-tapping feature
- Pins having countersunk head
Complete Process of How to Make a Sewing Machine Table
Are you ready to craft a DIY sewing machine table? We know that takes a lot of blood and sweat to do so.
Pre-Procedure: Mapping the Table Idea Out
Before even commencing with the real cuts and makes, it is time to map out the ideal sewing machine table that you want to make for yourself.
Draw up some ideas. We know you can take advantage of the internet but try it out yourself to see if you can get a nice-looking design ready to roll!
You cannot just have any sized table due to the compact living space. It is obvious the sewing machine table can hardly go with a foldable design, so you should invest your time thinking over consumable dimensions only.
Step #1: Crafting the Base
It is the first and foremost step in the procedure to craft a complete sewing machine table.
Although, you do not have to let the sewing machine sit on top of the base, and if you do, then it is totally worthless to craft an entire table for the purpose because of the clear reason — why do you even need a sewing machine table when you do not let it bury into the base for the sake of doing large projects without interruption?
So, you gotta craft a table base first, and that too with the utmost professionalism. Even if it is your only time doing the DIY thing or you have been accustomed to it, show the spectators what skill you got.
Get the material for your table, and let it be either chipboard, plywood, or any other thick material which can withstand the weight of the sewing machine.
Once decided on your preferred material, let’s outline the dimension using the roller and pencil before starting to cut it out.
The drawn outlines on the surface including the countertop, get all cuts made with a hacksaw or jigsaw to attain the best sewing machine table design.
Just make sure to cut the countertop in a way the sewing machine sits over it without jiggling.
Step #2: Get the Legs Crafted
When you have the countertop cut already from the base, there is no chance you cannot have a table without its proper legs.
And the legs are coming out of a bar form that eventually manages/withstands the weight of the machine equally.
Step #3: Sanding Everything
The base and legs are worse after the make, so before assembling them to make a great-looking table, let’s rub them off with good-quality sandpaper.
Step #4: A Coat of Varnish
Now, apply the coat of varnish all around the base (upside and down) and legs to get a glossy finish and look cool as well.
Step #5: Assembling the Table Together
Here comes the time to assemble everything together; base with legs.
And that would be done with extra precaution because of the fact the table stands together and firmly for a longer period of time.
You got the base, side walls, and the countertop to join them together.
Apply pins around them and get the countersunk head measuring over 30 to 35 mm, however, you can also use the screws but we would advise using the countersunk heads because of their firm grip.
Now, assemble everything with the hinges and tighten them with screws using a screwdriver.
The sewing machine table is all complete by now. Lacquering the whole of it is sufficient where you do not need to further color it.
We had skipped the part of creating the drawers/cabinets because we ought to use it only for placing the sewing machine.
With all the details cleared out enabling you how to make a sewing machine table like a profession, you can get one ready in no time for your domestic and professional use.
Or if you agree with our idea, you may easily sell them out in your local market as well as create a full-fledged business to cover the regional market.
So, be ready to craft some awesome designs which will take about the same steps as we covered! 🙂