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  Topic: Building new windows
oculus

Replies: 30
Views: 14561

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:10 pm   Subject: Building new windows
Love that dovetail detail. It is a rarity out in these parts though.
  Topic: Sea salts in Wood
oculus

Replies: 2
Views: 891

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:31 pm   Subject: Sea salts in Wood
I am currently restoring a transom in a Lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. The lighthouse was built in 1872. The transom has a lot of salts in the wood, as would be expected. Does anyone have experien ...
  Topic: Boxelder Bugs
oculus

Replies: 2
Views: 767

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:04 pm   Subject: Boxelder Bugs
Thanks John, I will send the info. about the Osage Orange fruit along to them.
It was great to see you out here in the other Portland!
  Topic: Boxelder Bugs
oculus

Replies: 2
Views: 767

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:19 pm   Subject: Boxelder Bugs
I have a client who is having problems with boxelder bugs coming into their house museum. They have asked me to give them some advise about how to control them. What I have told them is to vac. them ...
  Topic: Preservation/Sustainability Film Debut
oculus

Replies: 0
Views: 2953

PostForum: News & Events   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:04 pm   Subject: Preservation/Sustainability Film Debut
On January 31, The Greenist Building will have its world debut in Portland, OR. I was involved with this timely and important piece of work a couple of years ago and it has now been finished.
Please ...
  Topic: sacrilege! trex in a sill?
oculus

Replies: 20
Views: 5360

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:33 pm   Subject: sacrilege! trex in a sill?
I have a couple of salvage sills that are taking up space in my tiny shop. You can have the best of them if you want.
What length do you need?

Amy
  Topic: Glazing point material
oculus

Replies: 4
Views: 1580

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:46 pm   Subject: Glazing point material
Here is the official response from Fletcher-

The material is C-1010 Steel, Electro-Zink Coated each side.
  Topic: Glazing point material
oculus

Replies: 4
Views: 1580

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:12 pm   Subject: Glazing point material
I was wondering if anybody knows what metal glazing points are made of? My architect is asking for the specific material for a project on the coast. I think she is worried about the salty environmen ...
  Topic: Unusual meeting rail joint
oculus

Replies: 8
Views: 3286

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:26 pm   Subject: Unusual meeting rail joint
Very interesting machinery.
It is fascinating to see how all those belts work together to get something done. I will be making two pairs of these sash by hand. It was very informative to see how ...
  Topic: Unusual meeting rail joint
oculus

Replies: 8
Views: 3286

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:00 pm   Subject: Unusual meeting rail joint
A different source/craftsman is what I am thinking in the case of the Fort. So many emigrants came through this area on the Oregon Trail and the Fort is the location where they had to choose whether ...
  Topic: Unusual meeting rail joint
oculus

Replies: 8
Views: 3286

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:39 pm   Subject: Unusual meeting rail joint
"How do they do the meeting rail joints in Oregon? Mortise & tenon with the lugs sticking out?"

If the sash has lugs (curvy ear, lamb's tongue, horns) and a beveled meeting rail then ...
  Topic: Unusual meeting rail joint
oculus

Replies: 8
Views: 3286

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:22 pm   Subject: Unusual meeting rail joint
I have recently run across this unusual (for Oregon) joint when I was working on my latest project. You can take a look at the Ft. Dalles structure at my blog site: www.oculuswindow.blogspot.com
Ov ...
  Topic: Help save the original windows at the Oregon State Hospital!
oculus

Replies: 0
Views: 1907

PostForum: News & Events   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:51 am   Subject: Help save the original windows at the Oregon State Hospital!
I am testifying at a hearing on Thursday evening to try to save the Kirkbride windows at the Oregon State Hospital building. You can help by giving your input! Please visit this link for more detail ...
  Topic: The Bi-Glass System
oculus

Replies: 76
Views: 21798

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:35 am   Subject: The Bi-Glass System
I finally have updated my blog to show some of the construction details.
http://oculuswindow.blogspot.com/
If you have anymore questions feel free to email me at oculuswindow@gmail.com.

Amy
  Topic: Oculus Fine Carpentry's Blog
oculus

Replies: 0
Views: 2501

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 12:04 pm   Subject: Oculus Fine Carpentry's Blog
Hey everyone,
I just launched a new blog for my business. I'm just getting started, but check it out if you'd like to learn more about my projects!
http://oculuswindow.blogspot.com/
Best,
Amy
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