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  Topic: Tip for connecting sash chain to old cast weights
smithsash

Replies: 3
Views: 3631

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 2:16 pm   Subject: attaching sash chain to the sash weight
There is an easier, more robust, cheaper and correct way to attach the weight to the sash chain in a weight and pulley system.

http://www.smithrestorationsash.com/images/chainhook-t.jpg
The weight ...
  Topic: Looking for qualifed traditional wooden window installer-DC
smithsash

Replies: 1
Views: 2906

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:43 am   Subject: Looking for qualifed traditional wooden window installer-DC
Hello,

Can anyone recommend a qualified installer of new, traditional, weight and pulley wooden window units in the Washington, DC area? (Frames with sash already installed)

Any leads would be ...
  Topic: Woodworking shop/assets for sale.
smithsash

Replies: 0
Views: 2822

PostForum: Trades & Contractors   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:28 pm   Subject: Woodworking shop/assets for sale.
Woodworking/window making shop closing.

I have decided to sell my woodworking/window making shop in order to travel and pursue other interests. Shop is located in Providence, RI. is under power a ...
  Topic: Sash trimmer for sale
smithsash

Replies: 0
Views: 2875

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:17 am   Subject: Sash trimmer for sale
Sash trimmer for sale.

Excellent condition. Comes with one set of knives. $1500 plus shipping (if necessary).

See photo

Respond to me directly at:

smithrsash@gmail.com

Justin Smith - S ...
  Topic: Urgent Weatherstripping help needed
smithsash

Replies: 2
Views: 2266

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:18 am   Subject: Weatherstripping
Hello Livingston,

Sorry to hear that your supplier passed.

I would direct you to Resource Conservation Technology in Baltimore, Maryland, telephone # 1-410-366-1146

I can't say for certain th ...
  Topic: Free?! Who doesn't like free! No Longer Available
smithsash

Replies: 2
Views: 2653

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:55 pm   Subject: congrats to Marybeth!!
Hello All,

Marybeth is the lucky recipient, so that can is no longer available. Good luck with her new endeavor!

Best regards,

Justin
  Topic: Free?! Who doesn't like free! No Longer Available
smithsash

Replies: 2
Views: 2653

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:16 am   Subject: Free?! Who doesn't like free! No Longer Available
Free to a good home!

One one pound can of the legendary Bowling Alley Wax.

I have one unopened can that is dented and therefore I wouldn't be comfortable selling it. So rather than throwing it ...
  Topic: Building new windows
smithsash

Replies: 30
Views: 20334

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:12 am   Subject: Upper checkrail and stiles with joggle
One thing that the drawing does not show is that the upper meeting rail will need to be "notched-back" in order to clear the parting bead.

Running the dado completely across the width o ...
  Topic: 'tis the season - Storm Sash
smithsash

Replies: 1
Views: 1750

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:02 am   Subject: 'tis the season - Storm Sash
Here's a quick pic of 96 storm sash we are just finishing up for a private residence in Milton, Ma.

http://www.smithrestorationsash.com/stormhangers.html

Justin Smith
  Topic: New Architectural Series 2-1/2" diameter sash pulley
smithsash

Replies: 0
Views: 2851

PostForum: Trades & Contractors   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:00 pm   Subject: New Architectural Series 2-1/2" diameter sash pulley
PBB 250 Architectural Series Pulley

Announcing our new PBB 250 Architectural Series Pulley. We have designed this pulley in response to our customerís expressed need for a high quality, reasonably ...
  Topic: Desperately seeking plank window frames!
smithsash

Replies: 3
Views: 3388

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:15 pm   Subject: Plank window frames
Hello Conservator,

Sure, sounds like a good marriage of old and new. You're welcome to set up a time to come visit if you'd like.

Best regards,

Justin
  Topic: Desperately seeking plank window frames!
smithsash

Replies: 3
Views: 3388

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:32 pm   Subject: Plank frames
Hello Conservator,

Have you considered having new ones made to your specifications?

Best regards,

Justin Smith - Owner

Smith Restoration Sash, Providence, RI

401/351-1222
  Topic: Painting Wood Storms
smithsash

Replies: 4
Views: 2811

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:05 am   Subject: Frost on interior of storms
Hello,

I read your post and something caught my eye.

There would be two reasons for getting frost on the interior side of your storms:

1. Excessive moisture coming from the interior of the bu ...
  Topic: Tips for preparing and storing linseed oil putty like Sarco
smithsash

Replies: 1
Views: 1550

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:56 am   Subject: Tips for preparing and storing linseed oil putty like Sarco
A few tips gleaned from 20 years of using traditional linseed oil based putty such as Sarco Multiglaze Type M and Sarco Dual Glaze

click her for a downloadable PDF version:

http://www.smithresto ...
  Topic: Upside down exterior blinds!! Grrrrrr !!!!
smithsash

Replies: 8
Views: 3795

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:07 am   Subject: Wait a sec'....
...you mean blinds weren't intended to funnel sunlight and deluges of rain water into the living quarters?!

Who knew!
 
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