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  Topic: PLYMPTON MASS
jade

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:47 pm   Subject: PLYMPTON MASS
I received an email message today from a home owner who lives in plympton Massachusetts...he was getting ready to work on his windows and
asked if would be offering a workshop....
i'm sorry, I seem ...
  Topic: Sash restoration progress
jade

Replies: 30
Views: 30693

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue May 13, 2014 12:14 pm   Subject: bedding
hi julie...
i think your work looks fantastic and i commend you for taking on the challenge! may i make a suggestion? when we putty sash that are to be stained, we dye the putty first...we use a dr ...
  Topic: Window Weights
jade

Replies: 9
Views: 6304

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:46 pm   Subject: Window Weights
i have found the new square weights to be cumbersome...the milling is such that the segments do not stack properly causing the segments to lean this way and that and bang into the sides of the pocket ...
  Topic: looking for window sash balances
jade

Replies: 6
Views: 4735

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:28 am   Subject: looking for window sash balances
preservation and repurposing--can't beat it!

good luck with your project...
........jade
  Topic: looking for window sash balances
jade

Replies: 6
Views: 4735

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:03 pm   Subject: looking for window sash balances
hey steve!

i have used this brand in the past http://www.llconceptsinc.com/ they are good quality as far as this type of balance is concerned...the contruction is not as solid as a good brass pull ...
  Topic: WINDOW EFFICIENCY STUDY
jade

Replies: 2
Views: 2699

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:39 pm   Subject: WINDOW EFFICIENCY STUDY
check out this newly released study:

http://www.conservationcenter.org/assets/EffectsEnergyonHistoricWindows.pdf

...jade
  Topic: What would you do in in this situation?
jade

Replies: 6
Views: 5185

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:46 pm   Subject: What would you do in in this situation?
i'm glad you were able to figure out the issue blake...good thing you didn't buy enough paint to cover the entire house! a $200 lesson...could you use the fpe paint for the trim or have you selected ...
  Topic: plastic parting beads
jade

Replies: 5
Views: 4484

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:25 pm   Subject: plastic parting beads
hi jim...
i will be perfectly honest with you and i do hope you don't take this personally...

pvc--polyvinyl chloride--is basically extruded poison...my opinion is that it has no place in or on an ...
  Topic: What would you do in in this situation?
jade

Replies: 6
Views: 5185

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:00 pm   Subject: What would you do in in this situation?
i too would contact fpe to make sure there was not a mistake on their part...keep in mind too that fpe suggests a four coat system with their paints--2 primer and 2 finish or 1 primer and 3 finish...i ...
  Topic: They just don't make windows like they used to.....
jade

Replies: 7
Views: 5031

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:13 pm   Subject: They just don't make windows like they used to.....
fantastic work justin....

i'm curious, did you build the windows as one solid unit or were they installed separately then trimmed out?

...jade
  Topic: NATIONAL focus on window preservation!
jade

Replies: 1
Views: 2106

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:28 am   Subject: NATIONAL focus on window preservation!
check it out.... http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/savethewindows/

...jade
  Topic: wooden countertops? sure why not...
jade

Replies: 5
Views: 4626

PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:11 am   Subject: wooden countertops? sure why not...
wood counters and floors....love 'em...

proud member of the underground 'wood bathroom floor lovers' association...

...jade
  Topic: Spring Bronze-Arched Tudor Doors
jade

Replies: 2
Views: 3053

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:36 am   Subject: Spring Bronze-Arched Tudor Doors
check out this site for spring bronze weather stripping on doors and archtops: http://www.kilianhardware.com/sprinbronwea.html

hope that helps....
....jade
  Topic: Old Aluminum storms and Double Hung Windows
jade

Replies: 19
Views: 10943

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:11 pm   Subject: Old Aluminum storms and Double Hung Windows
jeld wen's former CEO, whose name i can't recall, was invited to be on the obama administration's 'getting american back to work' campaign...he suggested there were 3 BILLION old drafty windows that c ...
  Topic: Glazing Points (with Video).
jade

Replies: 25
Views: 78915

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:10 am   Subject: Glazing Points (with Video).
fletcher makes a framemaster that uses 3/8" or 5/8" points and a #5 sash point gun that uses diamond or triangle shaped points....

i just called my usual supplier (sunshine glass in buffa ...
 
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