Thread catching bin for sewing machine table
I got tired of reaching across the sewing table to toss thread clippings into a bin so I rigged up a thread catching bin for my sewing machine table. Twenty years after I built the table. 🙂
I started with a distilled water container (I use distilled water for my iron). I cut off a portion of it, putting a notch in one side so it’d fit against the side of the sewing table. I drove two drywall screws into the table edge to hold the bin in place. A bonus is that the bin is easily removable for emptying.
The bin, when in place, may look too low and might foul my legs when I sit at the table, but it’s actually just right: