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by johnleeke
Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Weatherstrip Sashes
Topic: Weatherstripping
Replies: 3
Views: 32232

Weatherstripping

(updates: 12/16/14 rolled spring bronze installation with video; 7/7/13 link to V-bronze video) Weatherstripping limits air flow around the edges of the sashes and is often installed to improved the energy performance of the window. Introduction Ventilation When creating an energy-efficient home thr...
by johnleeke
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Sash Stile End Check Repair
Replies: 0
Views: 9900

Sash Stile End Check Repair

This is a method for repairing splits at the end of the sash stiles using wood-epoxy repair methods. HKrlEJ-1XX0 Video: Entire method, 20min. Step-by-Step Procedure 1. Clean out checks and joint, assess conditions, plan repair. 2. Apply release agent to joint. 3. Apply epoxy consolidant. 4. Apply ep...
by johnleeke
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Glaze & Paint Sashes
Topic: Sash Glazing & Painting (with Video)
Replies: 27
Views: 76584

Sash Glazing & Painting (with Video)

(updates: 7/30/18 Clear Finish on Interior added lapping onto glass; 10/28/16 add Preventing Putty Wrinkles due to shifting panes; add details and procedure to Spacer Blocks ; 8/2016 add to painting tools ; 10/27/15 new section on skinning over; 6/12/14 link to glazing demo; 6/21/12 bedding details)...
by johnleeke
Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Materials, Products, Tools, Equipment, Shop Setup
Topic: Glazing Points & Point Drivers
Replies: 13
Views: 44232

Glazing Points & Point Drivers

(updates: 9/30/15 new source for stacked points; 6/21/14 diamond point source & hand tool; 5/14/13 spade availability; 8/29/12 point driver details; 7/25/2012 point driver sources; 7/19/2012 spade-type sources) Glazing points are small metal fasteners that hold glass panes in the window sash. _J...
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Standards
Topic: What are Standards?
Replies: 1
Views: 7968

Re: What are Standards?

What "standard" means to me, and why do we even need standards in the first place? In my own trades work I have my own shop standards. I call them 'standards' because they are more than simply 'the way I do things.' Many tradespeople and shops have 'the way' they do things. They recall the...
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Standards
Topic: What are Standards?
Replies: 1
Views: 7968

What are Standards?

Here are some definitions: A standard is a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; they set the measure for subsequent work" A standard practice or procedure gives a set of instructions for performing operations or functions. --Wikipedia and "A ...
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Survey and Document Windows
Topic: Survey & Document Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 3382

Re: Survey & Document Windows

How do you survey and document the windows you work on?
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Survey and Document Windows
Topic: Survey & Document Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 3382

Survey & Document Windows

The following method for surveying and documenting windows was submitted to the Window Preservation Standards Collaborative and included in the national Window Preservation Standards. WPSC Window Standard Submission Number: Status: [] submitted work method, [ ] proposed treatment standard, [x] final...
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Organize a Window Project
Topic: Procedure for Organizing a Window Preservation Project
Replies: 2
Views: 9744

Re: Procedure for Organizing a Window Preservation Project

In your work, do you notice any differences between organizing smaller and larger projects? (Let's say a small project is 1 to 100 windows and a large project is over 100 windows.)
by johnleeke
Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Organize a Window Project
Topic: Procedure for Organizing a Window Preservation Project
Replies: 2
Views: 9744

Procedure for Organizing a Window Preservation Project

(update: 3/7/13) The following procedure has been approved by the Window Preservation Standards Collaborative as part of the national Window Preservation Standards. This is a suggested procedure for organizing a window preservation project. 1. Assemble the Window Team early in the planning phase, wh...

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