Repurposed Sewing Machine Makes For An Adorable DIY Dining Nook

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love looking for home decor and furnishings online or at stores, but it’s even more fun when you can add your own personal touch to something. That’s what really makes a house feel more like your own, after all. It can be something simple, like sprucing up your nightstand with some mirrors, or shining light on your knickknacks with a clever frame.

For this house, they were looking for a project that would give them both a place to eat their meals and a way to repurpose their vintage sewing machine table legs. The ornate design had rusted over time and was in need of a new paint job, but that was only half the battle.

By grabbing some wood planes and learning as they went along, this home suddenly got a whole lot cozier by the end of their project. They didn’t have a lot of space to work with, but they managed to make the most of it!

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They started with a pine butcher block measuring 210 cm by 122 cm, using this for the tabletop. They were a little upset to discover it was bent, but luckily, the wood flattened out with some pressure.

They used no power tools, just a regular saw. It was a bit of a learning process to figure out exactly how to make it saw straight, but it worked out in the end.

Then it was time to screw together the bench bases.