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  Topic: painting sash video
jaegerhund

Replies: 10
Views: 6800

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:42 pm   Subject: painting sash video
Like all things it takes practice ---I'm no expert but have gotten significantly better to the point where it really isn't something I think about while I'm doing it. Just mess around with it -- some ...
  Topic: painting sash video
jaegerhund

Replies: 10
Views: 6800

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 11:25 am   Subject: painting sash video
Hello -- I haven't been on the forum for awhile -- but after restoring some 40 + sashes on my parents house, I can say that it just takes practice. There is an optimal speed for your brush that you ...
  Topic: insultation this old house
jaegerhund

Replies: 3
Views: 4004

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:51 pm   Subject: insultation this old house
Should these spaces be insulated or left alone? It seems that if a cavity of dead air is there already, it should have pretty good insulative value.


Justin
  Topic: Alligatored interior oak doors and trim?
jaegerhund

Replies: 2
Views: 4112

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:25 pm   Subject: Alligatored interior oak doors and trim?
Anthony -- I don't know how easy this would be. Shellac is dissolved in denatured alcohol and has the benefit , when applied, of fusing to the previous shellac layer, forming one continuous layer (a ...
  Topic: Mildewcides
jaegerhund

Replies: 6
Views: 7071

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:34 pm   Subject: Mildewcides
Thanks John -- the bit about POP mildewcides is what I was most worried/interested about. No matter what a company might say, I don't trust adding an additive to a paint that has been formulated for ...
  Topic: Mildewcides
jaegerhund

Replies: 6
Views: 7071

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 12:10 pm   Subject: Mildewcides
Cool jade --- you always are a big help --- take it easy.


Justin
  Topic: Mildewcides
jaegerhund

Replies: 6
Views: 7071

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:29 am   Subject: Mildewcides
Some of the windows I have restored --- sanding to bare wood, cleaning with bleach concoction, priming with CPES, oil primer, and finishing with SW Duration paint have already started (within a few mo ...
  Topic: Priming the glass
jaegerhund

Replies: 0
Views: 2178

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:35 am   Subject: Priming the glass
Does anyone prime the glass with an oil primer after the glass has been bedded and before the final glazing --- to help the top glazing adhere to the glass? I don't think I've read people here mentio ...
  Topic: Sarco Type M cost
jaegerhund

Replies: 4
Views: 3701

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:48 pm   Subject: Sarco Type M cost
jade --- are you still using Sarco faithfully? --- How is it working for you?


Justin
  Topic: Installing v-bronze weatherstrip on double- hung sash?
jaegerhund

Replies: 7
Views: 7341

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:16 am   Subject: Installing v-bronze weatherstrip on double- hung sash?
Justin:

Please contact Troy at Wooden Window and Door to get his permission to post his photo here. I've talked with Troy in the past, he's friendly, but it's still good form to ask. Thanks!

Joh ...
  Topic: Installing v-bronze weatherstrip on double- hung sash?
jaegerhund

Replies: 7
Views: 7341

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:57 pm   Subject: Installing v-bronze weatherstrip on double- hung sash?


justin, do you actually install the spring bronze ON the sill rather than on the bottom rail of the bottom sash?

...jade

Yes, Jade, I did (do) --- I'm not a professional window restorer so t ...
  Topic: Tinting GlaZol
jaegerhund

Replies: 7
Views: 7350

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:35 pm   Subject: Tinting GlaZol
Oh -- OK Harold - thanks for the explanation -- makes sense.

Justin
  Topic: Tinting GlaZol
jaegerhund

Replies: 7
Views: 7350

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:39 am   Subject: Tinting GlaZol
Can you explain why you want to tint it? The glazing will not be painted? I'm kind of confused. Or are you tinting it to better match your primer and top coat?


Justin
  Topic: Best Putty for the coastal Northeastern US
jaegerhund

Replies: 6
Views: 4918

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:00 pm   Subject: Best Putty for the coastal Northeastern US
John -- I was kind of worried about the CPES causing wrinkling as well --- the penetrating primer issues with glazing have made me consider such things. The main solvent in the CPES seems to be ac ...
  Topic: Best Putty for the coastal Northeastern US
jaegerhund

Replies: 6
Views: 4918

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 11:09 pm   Subject: Best Putty for the coastal Northeastern US


I feel kind of insane asking this, but has anyone tried sealing over their putty w/ the cpes penetrating epoxy? I would think it would do a good job of keeping oils in, and water out, and it act ...
 
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