Glazing and Painting Wood Sashes

Tool the putty into a flat even bevel.

Lap the paint about 1/16″ onto the glass.

You can download this PDF file and view it on your computer. It is an excerpt from the second edition of the book, Save America’s Windows. It focuses on glazing and painting wooden window sashes
The methods shown assume the sashes are new and unglazed, or have been removed from the window frame, deglazed (glass panes removed), all paint and old putty removed, all wood surfaces cleaned up and all wood repairs are completed, and glass is cut to the size needed. (If you need help on these topics, consider getting the whole book in print.)

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Topics Include:

  • Types of Glass
  • Cleaning Glass
  • Glazing Putty Types
  • Bedding
  • Tooling
  • Skin Over
  • Painting Basics
  • Areas to Paint
  • List of tools, materials and sources
  • 26 pages
  • 29 illustrations in black & white and color
  • 12-step method for glazing and painting sashes