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After making two Lightbulb Aquariums, mom asked me to make her a thread stand, so here it is! This is my first Instructable, so please tell me what y...
Materials Wood (scrap from previouse project, about 4" square) Wire clothes hanger Bamboo skewer Wood glue Tools Hammer Pliers Needle nose plie...
Cut off a square(ish) piece of wood, about 4 inches with the saw.
Just Round of the edges and corners
Flip the piece over, and find the center of the square by finding the midpoint of the length and width. (there should be an X. :P)
Find a drill bit that is the same size as your bamboo skewer. Put it in the drill, and plug it in. (I have included a picture of the "safe" way to u...
Just need to flip over the square again and sand down the junk around the hole.
Make sure the skewer fits in hole. Put smallest spool of thread you will be using on the skewer and mark The height on the skewer. Then cut it at ma...
You want 16 inches from this, so make a cut at the corner, and another one closer to the hook on the opposite side.
Bend the endthat isn't already bent (yeah, I know thats weird) at a 90 degree angle, bout 2 inches on the end. Then lay it flat on the table and bend...
Go to the opposite end (the one that was bent before step 9) and with the L shaped part on the ground, make sure they're parallel to eachother. Bend ...
Staple the "L" shaped part of the wire to wood square. Hammer the staples so they are tight. I suggest 4 staples, 2 for each part of the "L."
Put some glue in the hole and insert the skewer. Twist it around a little bit, to make sure it's coated with glue. Clean off any excess, and let sit...
Set up the thread stand next to the machine. Put spool/cone on skewer, and thread through loop. Finish threading the machine from there!
Things I would do next time... Connect the wire to the side of the square. Drill the hole halfway through the square. Any other ideas would be great...
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Posted:Jul 12, 2007
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