Working Windows

Working Windows

A Guide to the Repair and Restoration of Wood Windows

Book - 2005
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“The best guide on the subject.” --Seattle Times/Post Intelligencer

In Working Windows, Terence Meany explains with detail, humor, and accessibility everything you’ll need to know to repair, replace, or restore almost any window, regardless of its age. You will find: *detailed instructions for disassembling and repairing all sorts of wood windows * repair hints and tricks of the trade you won’t find anywhere else * easy ways to clean and restore original hardware * safe and efficient methods of stripping, refinishing,
and painting * effective ways to eliminate drafts and rattles * invaluable information on tools and materials * and more.
Filled with line drawings and practical tips, this is the most comprehensive, accurate, and detailed book on the subject. Whether you are a craftsman or a do-it-yourself homeowner, you will find Working Windows packed with essential advice and instruction that will help you get your windows looking great and operating smoothly.

This definitive book covers the operation, care, repair, and restoration of all kinds of wood windows, along with chapters on weather-stripping, repainting, and refinishing.

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2005]
Edition: Rev. and updated ed
ISBN: 9781592287086
Characteristics: xvii, 233 p. : ill; 24 cm

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