Yeah, here they are (well, one side):So I found the right kind of hinges, but I'm having a hard time finding Pfaff specifc ones. They aren't expensive, so I might just grab a few pairs and see how well they fit.
I like stange clothes and strange construction methods, and figuring things out, and making stuff in general! Also being able to do my own repairs and alterations is a huge plus. Thanks for the tips regarding making the table. I think I've found some hinges that will work (asked around on a sewing forum), so with some luck the table will be a reality soon. Hopefully I can start making some good contributions to this thread in not too long.
Has anyone got any experience re: mounting an old sewing machine into a table?
I've been practicing my sewing for about 6 months or so and a couple months ago I came across a very nice old machine which only needed a little bit of tuning up to be completely functional. It's this Pfaff 130 from 1952:
Straight stitch and zigzag only, but the stitches are incredibly strong (I watched one of the ladies at the shop sew through about a quarter inch of leather with this...
well I haven't bought these yet, I was considering them. They're the low heeled backzips in reverse horse. The outsole's 12"; my vans also fit snug (maybe 1/4" extra room in the toe) and they're about 11.75". Do you think that would work?