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  Topic: John how would you attack this window?
sschoberg

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:12 am   Subject: John how would you attack this window?
We restored dbl hung windows on a Carnegie Library a few years back and the lower windows on one side (basement) were not accessible from the interior because of an added bulk head was added at some p ...
  Topic: Looking for 1905 period sash locks
sschoberg

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:09 pm   Subject: Looking for 1905 period sash locks
by now Skuce you know there were a ton of different sash locks used in that time period. You may never know which were the exact ones used. That would give you and the customer freedom to chose an a ...
  Topic: legality of sash salvaging
sschoberg

Replies: 7
Views: 4821

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:45 pm   Subject: legality of sash salvaging
Its just this simple. Our representitives represent those that pay them. Sure they're payed by taxes but their reelection costs cannot be paid for with their pay from us taxpayers. Its just not eno ...
  Topic: legality of sash salvaging
sschoberg

Replies: 7
Views: 4821

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:32 pm   Subject: legality of sash salvaging
over regulation needs to be stopped. Its just getting ridiculous. At some point America will stand up (probably middle class) and say enough is enough we want our country back.

This energy code ...
  Topic: legality of sash salvaging
sschoberg

Replies: 7
Views: 4821

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Dec 25, 2010 9:03 pm   Subject: legality of sash salvaging
We wrap all sashes we remove from openings and tape them securely so as not to spill any paint chips from them along the street till we get them to our shop.
We've had a number of opportuinities to t ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas to All
sschoberg

Replies: 1
Views: 1845

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:51 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas to All
Merry Christmas

to John and all my friends here on the forum. Peace on earth and Good will to all!
  Topic: why building windows is fun...
sschoberg

Replies: 5
Views: 4121

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:19 pm   Subject: why building windows is fun...
Don't tell too many people we have so much fun. Or they'll want us to lower our prices.

Steve S
  Topic: Glass Cleaning
sschoberg

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:10 pm   Subject: Glass Cleaning
Bron, You're OK in my book. I like your pizazz!

Thanks for the glass cleaning tip. I enjoyed our conversation today.

Steve S
  Topic: No weight pocket doors?!
sschoberg

Replies: 15
Views: 12915

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:42 am   Subject: No weight pocket doors?!
Yep we just ran into that same scenario of access to weight pocket is via the casing. These were on a three gang window set up. Something else different was the pulleys are located on the top jamb h ...
  Topic: Replacing bottom sash rail
sschoberg

Replies: 17
Views: 5216

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:33 am   Subject: Replacing bottom sash rail
Good ole American craftsamanship! enginuity.

You could also use the standard sash bit and dont cut a tenon--do your profile and then cut in a floating tenon into the end of the rail.
  Topic: Truck lettering or not?
sschoberg

Replies: 14
Views: 7024

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:24 am   Subject: Truck lettering or not?
Jason
How do you haul your tools and sashes to and from jobs? In your pickup or do you have a trailer?

I use a van chasis with a 12' box but have been thinking of changing to a pick up and or tra ...
  Topic: Truck lettering or not?
sschoberg

Replies: 14
Views: 7024

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:19 am   Subject: Truck lettering or not?
I still consistantly get calls for general window repair from the name and phone number on my truck. the lettering on my truck is simple and to the point.

and I truly need a website. I'm doing a ...
  Topic: No weight pocket doors?!
sschoberg

Replies: 15
Views: 12915

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:29 pm   Subject: No weight pocket doors?!
I know you've looked the windows jambs over carefully to find the weight pocket doors, but sometimes the doors are in a different place or are longer (higher) then what we're accustomed to. Also , pa ...
  Topic: Milling profile on new curved bottom rail? How do I do it?
sschoberg

Replies: 6
Views: 2215

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:15 pm   Subject: Milling profile on new curved bottom rail? How do I do it?
I cut my profiles in the curved rails last Thursday and it went real good. No hitches at all. Just need a steady hand. I was glad that the rail blanks were longer then I needed. As the router base ...
  Topic: Pella Rolscreens for the 20's
sschoberg

Replies: 2
Views: 2113

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:06 pm   Subject: Pella Rolscreens for the 20's
We had one installed in a casement window. It was a steal frame with a wood sash and the roller screen. It looked to be all original and we restored the whole unit, including the roller screen.
T ...
 
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