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03-08-2021, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Glenn

It may say Singer but it is not a Singer machine....

It may say Singer but it is not a Singer machine. Patent abuse was common..
03-08-2021, 11:49 AM
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Views: 532
Posted By Glenn

Your machine was made in Germany and modeled...

Your machine was made in Germany and modeled after the Singers 12 and this was common. It could be a Frister and Rossmann or some other German Cpmpany. Many machines were badged with the sellers name...
12-23-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Glenn

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Bkay I forgot to tell you I found an original extension board for your gifted machine. It even had the correct hardware to attach it to the machine. . It turned out to be a great little machine and I...
12-23-2020, 10:14 AM
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Views: 899
Posted By Glenn

I already emailed him and got a pic of the...

I already emailed him and got a pic of the machine and I am helping him with the machine.
10-02-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 360,127
Posted By Glenn

Just wipe down the machine with a rag. The sewing...

Just wipe down the machine with a rag. The sewing machine oil does not have to be removed. Linseed oil is better than sewing machine oil. I use several layers for the pad but i just dip my rag in the...
09-06-2020, 06:12 AM
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Views: 360,127
Posted By Glenn

Yes lots of french polishing would even out the...

Yes lots of french polishing would even out the chips but will take time. I don't know what the machine is but it looks like and UK Jones. Not sure..
09-02-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 58,125
Posted By Glenn

If the spot is not large you can use a small...

If the spot is not large you can use a small amount of bleach. Use a damp cloth with the bleach and leave it sit on the spot and dab it it carefully to remove the detergent dark spot. If this does...
08-21-2020, 06:08 AM
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Views: 360,127
Posted By Glenn

Yes you are right. Linseed oil and denatured...

Yes you are right. Linseed oil and denatured alcohol and applied as directed will smooth out the finish and remove the brown color of aged shellac. Stay away from the decals for the alcohol will...
06-04-2020, 02:59 PM
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Views: 360,127
Posted By Glenn

It is a matter of experience as you said. I use...

It is a matter of experience as you said. I use only water and dish soap by making a stiff foam and wipe down the machine to remove dust and dust on the surface. Not enough water to hurt the decal...
05-02-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 84,539
Posted By Glenn

You can get the alcohol at Lowes and Home Depot...

You can get the alcohol at Lowes and Home Depot in the paint department. It comes in qt or gal size. It is easy to find. Any paint store will have it.
04-28-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Glenn

It is a plastic sewing awl. A spool of thread is...

It is a plastic sewing awl. A spool of thread is placed in the well and the thread is thread out of the side hole in the lid. A sewing machine needle is inserted in the the top of the lid. The...
04-26-2020, 12:27 PM
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Views: 360,127
Posted By Glenn

I got mine at Lee Valley and surprised they don't...

I got mine at Lee Valley and surprised they don't have it. You can try other wood workers catalog. No water soluble will not work.
03-27-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 963,123
Posted By Glenn

Lets try this for a photo of My Gloria ( Anker....

Lets try this for a photo of My Gloria ( Anker. Hentensburg) Very much the same as a Singer 28, uses a 15X1 needle and same shuttle. Yes a German made machine so you were not far off on this one. It...
03-27-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 963,123
Posted By Glenn

I looked at may machines today and found I have...

I looked at may machines today and found I have your Anker I think. Yes it sew smooth and quiet. I am having trouble adding a photo.
03-24-2020, 06:33 AM
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Views: 963,123
Posted By Glenn

This looks like a Jones Hand crank to me. It is...

This looks like a Jones Hand crank to me. It is the same machine I have made by Jones in England
03-20-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Glenn

Kasyer MDL "L' Treadle macine

I am looking for a manual for this machine. Thank you for any help you may have.
12-26-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By Glenn

I have this New Home and I bought new in 1969 I...

I have this New Home and I bought new in 1969 I think. I still have it and have used it for cloths, curtains and for covering furniture and car seats. It is a tough machine and sews great.
10-17-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,150
Posted By Glenn

The width of the finger is 5/8" to 3/4" on the...

The width of the finger is 5/8" to 3/4" on the original singer HC depending on what it is wrapped in leather or the rubber thing. It is about the same size as the reproduction HC. I have some with...
10-16-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,150
Posted By Glenn

No this is the original hand wheel to this...

No this is the original hand wheel to this machine and is a nine spoke wheel. Most hand cranks use a 9 spoke and is about 1 and 1/8" between spokes. My ruler is not very good. The extra hand wheel...
10-14-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,150
Posted By Glenn

The machine below was gifted to me by Bkay. My...

The machine below was gifted to me by Bkay. My brother lives in Dallas and pick it from her at the begining of the year. I finally got to Dallas this Sep and picked it up from him. Had a great visit...
08-15-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 84,539
Posted By Glenn

zaxmum I sent you a pm. This is a...

zaxmum I sent you a pm. This is a vertical feed and a very good machine.
08-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,268
Posted By Glenn

I use my two spool to piece with. Just fill the...

I use my two spool to piece with. Just fill the bobbin thread spool full and you can piece quilt blocks for ever. Lots of thread on the bobbin spool. I was lucky mine was clean and just needed a...
08-07-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,510
Posted By Glenn

I have this MW made by National. I use mine in a...

I have this MW made by National. I use mine in a treadle no way to add hand crank. It would take a major modification to add one. Sorry
06-19-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,702
Posted By Glenn

There is something on that spot causing this to...

There is something on that spot causing this to happen. You need to sand the area and clean with denatured alcohol and try to remove it. Something is there that is not compatible with shellac.
06-10-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,702
Posted By Glenn

When applying shellac with a rag such as french...

When applying shellac with a rag such as french polish I put shellac on the rag then a few drops of linseed oil. This does keep the rag from sticking to the surface. The trick is to keep the rag...
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