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Old 09-30-2019, 10:53 AM
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I have a Bernina 750 and I use a 5 foot long computer table with the "drop down" for the keyboard (only my sewing machine sits where the keyboard should be). My DH bought it for $15 when the college was getting rid of some of their computer tables from the lab. He added additional support for the weight of the machine...

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Old 09-30-2019, 01:58 PM
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https://www.sewingmachinesplus.com/s...-arrow-bertha#

I hope I am sending a link to the Arrow Bertha sewing machine cabinet that I have. It is large enough to be useful and folds up nicely if you need it to do that. It has recessed bed for the machine, adjustable. The company will need info about your machine to make the insert. I've had mine for over 5 years. I like it a lot. When I first got it I was sewing in a guest room so it was nice to be able to fold it up. Now I have the walk-out basement for my sewing area and don't really have to put it away! It gives good support for FMQ because it opens up so big. Plus It has an extension on the back of the table that also folds down if needed. Relatively reasonable price I think, for what you get.
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Old 09-30-2019, 03:05 PM
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I like the Arrow table. I settled on the workbench for now. I’m excited about the adjustable height.
I’m now looking for a chair too. Do you also have the Arrow chair? It looks perfect.
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Old 10-02-2019, 09:38 AM
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I use a dining room table that I repurposed after buying a new one. I like it because its has lots of room for my project, it's sturdy and I can use any of my machines on it.
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Old 10-02-2019, 11:35 AM
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I bought a couple of these Ikea tables. https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/p/linnmon...ite-s09929641/

The legs are bought separately so I chose extendable ones which give me a great height on the one I use for cutting and the one I use for the machine is set at the right height for me on my office chair.
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Old 10-02-2019, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Mazo View Post
I like the Arrow table. I settled on the workbench for now. Iím excited about the adjustable height.
Iím now looking for a chair too. Do you also have the Arrow chair? It looks perfect.
I found an adjustable office chair at one of the office supply stores that works for me.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:50 AM
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I'm having the same issue for my sewing room. I currently have a very large old desk that was used in a realtors office. Drawers on both sides with a shallow drawer in the middle. I want to get rid of it and get three 2 drawer file cabinets and put a door on top. That way I could have two machines set up and be able to use both whenever I wished. Also need to eliminate the small piano in my sewing room to. That takes up to much space for sure. The closet is a whole different matter. I'm hoping to get some decent shelving in there so I can see exactly What fabric I have at a glance. I'm tired of the clear bin thing. To much lifting etc.
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Old 10-21-2019, 04:18 AM
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I use a wooden dinning room table that I found on Craig's List. It is all one piece so my son and his friend were able to make a cutout to set my machine into on both sides. It is a 36x60 table so big enough to quilt large quilts on and any other projects that come along. I love it, works great as a sewing table.
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Old 11-06-2019, 04:23 AM
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I couldn't find a small inexpensive desk to use for cutting/drawing, so i searched for a dinette w/o chairs. Found the perfect one for $69 at Ashley Home Furnishing and Amazon.
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