Today I'd like to share a great review for the Deluxe Sewing Center Plan. The review is not unusual - this is a great piece of furniture, and the plan (and our lift mechanism that goes with it) regularly get good reviews.
This week, however, Curtis Vixie of Susanville, California sent in a review that included some really fabulous pictures of the sewing center he built from the plan. (There are even more images if you click through to the review).
This is such a beautiful and functional piece of furniture that it almost makes me want to take up sewing! Curtis says:
I used walnut, walnut plywood, walnut burl veneer and rock maple for the drawer sides.... I paid a bit extra to have 1/64 wood backing on the burl veneer but it made it much easier to work with. I used hide glue to put the veneer to 5/8'' Baltic birch plywood. I also ordered the manual lift that Rockler sells. It is the way to go. I added a framed-in area around the opening to put three different inserts. I used Watco dark walnut Danish oil.
It's really gorgeous, Curtis - thanks so much for sharing! There are over 15,000 customer reviews on our site! Hearing about the products from other customers can really help make your buying decisions easier. Check it out at Rockler.com!