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  Topic: Sepia haze on cylinder glass?
artigiano

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 8:54 am   Subject: Sepia haze on cylinder glass?
I tried Simple Green. But just forgot to include it in my list.
  Topic: Sepia haze on cylinder glass?
artigiano

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 2:57 pm   Subject: Sepia haze on cylinder glass?
I went to restoring some 1916 windows this past weekend and came across a new problem. One of the panes I was working with had a slight sepia haze. At first I thought it might have been nicotine from ...
  Topic: Update on my window restoration project
artigiano

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:56 am   Subject: Update on my window restoration project
Restoring the double hung 9 over 1 windows in our 1916 home in Birmingham. Just wanted to update on some recent progress with the hope of getting valuable feedback from all of you.

Still working on ...
  Topic: and i was proud of my floors...
artigiano

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PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Sun May 02, 2010 7:54 pm   Subject: and i was proud of my floors...
John,

You said you have never seen any filler that performed well in the gaps between floor boards. I was thinking of using vinyl spackling in the gaps between pine porch boards. My porch will requ ...
  Topic: scraping paint from window moldings
artigiano

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:39 am   Subject: paint stripping
I have been wrestling with the issue of paint removal and the time involved. Keep in mind I am doing this for my own house. So it is a labor of love. The few of you out there who are doing window rest ...
  Topic: Parting Bead Material
artigiano

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:21 pm   Subject: UHMW
UHMW is a plastic that has a slick feel. The initials stand for Ultra High Molecular Weight. Most folks have encountered this material the first time as a common opaque white kitchen cutting board.
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  Topic: Parting Bead Material
artigiano

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:44 am   Subject: Parting stop species
The flooring idea for parting stops is a good one, Sean. I have a bunch of that lying about with damage to either tongue or groove.

I think you just saved me having to buy some white oak.

Skuce, ...
  Topic: Treating Sash Tracks
artigiano

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:06 pm   Subject: Briwax
Mike,

I could see where Briwax would be a perfect surface for sash channels. I used it over tung oil to finish a piece of furniture once. I did not like the results and thought I would remove the B ...
  Topic: Steambox Deglazing
artigiano

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 8:32 pm   Subject: Steambox Deglazing
Just put my first sash through my newly constructed steam chamber. Thought I would post the result and get some feedback.

Steam cabinet 1.0 was a bust because the unsealed edges of the styro board ...
 
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