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This Is My Singer 29-4 Cobbler Machine

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This is my Singer 29-4 Cobbler Machine it loaded this time. This is a good machine for light leather work it will sew up to 1/4" veg tan leather I really love this old machine.

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I have three of those of differing arm lengths but none of mine have the flatbed. Does that remove from the machine or is it a part of the casing?

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Hi I made the flatbed out of 100 Yr old reclaimed barn wood. I stained and finished it works very well. I would like to find the bottom part for this machine.

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I had a model 29-4 with the treadle. I had made a removable flat bed table as well. Very handy machine. I wish I had hung onto it. I sold mine. At the time it was not being used much since I have two other modern machines. There is a site you can look up the serial # for the production year. Also has reproduction treadles, but if you keep looking you should have no problem finding an original.

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Nice little machine, I have a Singer treadle 1915 45k I call it thumper, punches through 1/2 inch leather with ease. Weighs 200lbs though as it's all cast iron. I make leather belts up to work it.

It was used in WW1 and WW2 to make tarpaulins I believe and an old cobbler had it before me although it's not a cylinder machine and cobblers usually have those, like yours was before you altered it.

I have about 7 machines ranging from 1915 to 2007 industrial and domestic. My next purchase will be a 40" long arm machine as the local gliding school employ me to make them cable parachutes and my short arm industrials struggle with the length of the skirts!

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hi, I have a 29K15, complete with original treadle table, and like you, I made a flatbed table for it. These tables were a standard Singer accessory, and originals are very rare to come by.

Have to admit, I love my 29K. :thumbsup: Have you come to terms with the tension ok? They are quite tempramental, but worth the effort for the quality of stitch, and the pure fun of using such a machine.

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Hi I just sold the old 29-4 to a gentleman in Milwaukee WI. I found a Singer 7-34 it dates back to 1924 it will sew over 1" of leather. This machine was rebuilt in 1995 by the Singer Company and was set up with reverse, the gentleman I bought it from used it to make and repair saddles and harnesses in the Upper Peninsula of MI. This machine is in very good condition I was very lucky to fine it. The drive up there from IL was about 6 hours and was worth the ride.

Thanks BattleAx

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I have a Singer 29k, and got my husband to make a cetachable table for it.

I love it, and would never part with it.

Unless a Singer 7 or 45 came up.

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I have a beautiful singer 29k from around 1910, was lent 5o me it is very nice to look at but the bobbin is so small it makes it quite unpractical....but I still don’t want to get rid of it.

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My 29-4. I bought the head then built the table etc. and put a servo on it.

 

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1 hour ago, updn said:

I have a beautiful singer 29k from around 1910, was lent 5o me it is very nice to look at but the bobbin is so small it makes it quite unpractical....but I still don’t want to get rid of it.

Rubber Tire on your bobbin winder is missing  ;)

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