Customer had an antique Singer Sewing Table that had been handed down through the generations. She wanted the old top removed, the cast iron base restored and a simple, 3/4" square solid oak top constructed to make a unique, one-of-a-kind table.
The original table:
All of the old hardware, screws and other items were either saved to be reused on future projects or sent to the scrapyard to be recycled:
The solid red oak top was constructed from 1"x6" boards biscuited jointed and glued together for extra strength.
Only clamping lightly and applying weight to the middle ensures that the table top will remain flat and not bow when clamping pressure is applied.
The finished product: