My new sewing table is actually the INGO Table from IKEA.
My father cut out an opening and created a base underneath to hold the sewing machine. He also created inserts to create a flush surface with the table and my sewing machines, but I'll show those off in part 2 of the sewing room makeover reveal.
Here's a view from underneath.
Since this table needs to work with two sewing machines, the sewing machine base needs to be adjustable. My dad created these dials to make the height adjustment easier when I need to switch out my machines.
One thing that I also find beneficial in a sewing room is to have portable furniture. My sewing room is usually arranged to best meet the needs of my current project. This requires some wheels. We measured all my table heights and adjusted them so they would all be the same height after the wheels were added.
|Here's my dad! Everyone wave and say, "Hello!"|
We marked our table legs, sawed off the excess, and drilled our holes for the wheels to be inserted.
With a little tap of a hammer, these wheels became a permanent fixture on my table.
What I failed to take any pictures of is the painting process of my new sewing table. It's now white and matches the other tables in my sewing room very nicely. You'll see the finished table in part 2 of the reveal.
My new cutting/extention table is the NORDEN Table from IKEA. This table provides lots of storage and a versitile surface to meet any of my sewing room needs. The best thing about this table is the ability to collapse it and move it when I don't need it.
We also added wheels to this table. My father used a Japanese hand saw to trim the table legs. This saw cuts through wood like butter and it's for intricate wood working.
Stay tuned for part 2 of the reveal. I'm so excited to share this with you!