Has wood added for holding large heavy fabric while sewing... Please look at the pictures closely and ask questions..... The price is firm do not ask for for less that stated price.... I will not answer you.....I have had the oppertunity to sell several of these machines in the past..... This one is the best I have ever seen... The item "Antique Singer Cobbler Treadle Sewing Machine Sews Leather works great 29-4" is in sale since Thursday, December 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Sewing (Pre-1930)\Sewing Machines". The seller is "mikeonlake" and is located in Newcomerstown, Ohio. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.