We just acquired a small cabinet with deep storage bins on b...

6 years ago #1

We just acquired a small cabinet with deep storage bins on both sides. It has two small and one larger drawer in the center. The drawers each have two round wood knobs.
The side bins (don't know what else to call them) open with a hinged lid from the outside of the top. The main cabinet is square with each side bin having five sides plus the long side that is attached to the center cabinet. They are like a 10 sided item cut in half and attached to the center cabinet.
The four legs are turned and straight.
The entire cabinet is just shy of 12 inches from front to back and 25 inches from side to side including the side bins. It is 28 inches tall with the center storage part 15 1/2 inches and the legs 12 1/2 inches. The side bins are 10 inches from front to back and five and a half inches wide. They are 15 1/2 inches from top to bottom.
It appears similar to what a sewing cabinet might look like, but we can't figure out what the deep storage bins are for.
The drawers are put together with tiny round headed brads (which may not have been original, but added later to strengthen). The drawer pulls are attached with screws made for a flat head driver.

2 years ago #2
Old sewing table

I have the same one! What was the answer?

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2 years ago #3
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The answer is. It's a Martha Washington Sewing cabinet.

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