Emergency Sash Repair
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SashGuy



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:47 am    Post subject: Emergency Sash Repair Reply with quote

Four years ago a customer called me with a window to repair. He had to leave town for an extended business trip the next day, which left me with precious little time. The sash was an odd size, so I couldn't refurbish a replacement and didn't have time to build one, so we decided to make a temporary repair. To complicate the situation, I didn't have enough epoxy in stock for the repair. All this being the case, we went with Bondo.

After he returned from his trip, the sash was in fine shape, so we decided to see how well it would hold up. I have been checking it for the last four years and it's still in good condition. Here's the steps;



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Teddy Roosevelt said, take what you've got and do what needs to be done, right now. This is often a good practical approach.
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