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  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
Muffin

Replies: 57
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:10 pm   Subject: Vertical vs horizontal
The beauty of Dave's design is that you can use it either way. I'll definitely be using mine vertically this weekend on some larger panels. I'll have to remember to wear a long sleeved shirt though be ...
  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
Muffin

Replies: 57
Views: 78268

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2006 10:09 am   Subject: Fabric Steamer
Hi John,

It's the SteamFast Professional Fabric Steamer made by Top Innovations. Model SF-465. It has a 1.5 gallon capacity but also has a large opening in the top that you can open and refill duri ...
  Topic: Parting Bead and
Muffin

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2006 10:03 am   Subject: Penetrol
Thanks Jade,

Yes I try to avoid Home Depot whenever possible as most things are carried in the local hardware store which I prefer to try to keep around. I'll run down there today and look for the ...
  Topic: Parting Bead and
Muffin

Replies: 4
Views: 8147

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:33 pm   Subject: Penetrol
Hi Jade,

Thanks very much for your reply. So is Penetrol an oil application for movement, or is it a stain? Sorry. Just trying to clarify.

Assuming the Penetrol is used on moving parts, I shoul ...
  Topic: Parting Bead and
Muffin

Replies: 4
Views: 8147

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 10:29 am   Subject: Parting Bead and
I have to replace some of my parting beads as they snapped as I removed them or were unusable. I read somewhere to use spanish cedar parting beads for my double hung windows.

1. Does anyone have a ...
  Topic: Refurbishing storm windows
Muffin

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:29 pm   Subject: Try the steambox
I just wanted to add that you should definitely build a steambox. Seriously once the whole sash is 'steamed' the old glazing comes right out like you just put it in... points and all. Properly steame ...
  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
Muffin

Replies: 57
Views: 78268

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 8:47 am   Subject: Steamy Weekend
I'm happy to report that I built my modified (Dave Bowers design) steambox this weekend. The SB-X48 :) is a 48 x 48 unit powered by a 1500 watt, 1.5 gallon capacaity fabric steamer from Amazon for $99 ...
  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
Muffin

Replies: 57
Views: 78268

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 1:06 pm   Subject: Friendly Persuasions
Yes John,

Recently my wife were invited to a housewarming. Our friends had bought a nice house in North Reading. They showed us around and the house had a good amount of character. I would estimate ...
  Topic: Putty Analysis
Muffin

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 11:42 am   Subject: Sarco Putty
After experiencing VERY long skin-over times for DAP 33, and after Dave Bowers pointed me to this forum (thank you Dave!) I contacted Sarco to try and purchase some of the 'Multi-Glaze Type M' that 'j ...
  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
Muffin

Replies: 57
Views: 78268

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 11:22 am   Subject: Steambox deglazing
I am building my steambox this weekend and am planning on using it vertically to minimize the scruffing, as noted by John Leeke. Also I have bought a small corner bend plastic pipe that I plan on inst ...
  Topic: Structural Question about Attic Space
Muffin

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PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:22 am   Subject: Structural Question about Attic Space
I'm new to the forum, thanks to Dave Bowers who pointed me towards it. I am currently restoring all my double-hung windows in my 1896 Victorian and am building my steambox this weekend (thanks for the ...
 
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