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by Paul Marlowe
August 26th, 2012, 6:54 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Wood-Epoxy Repairs, stile ends (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 4290

Re: Wood-Epoxy Repairs, stile ends (draft)

Replying to Bob Yapp's post with a slight variation to some of the techniques, but likely having similar results. 2. Lightly blow out any loose rot on the bottom end of the stiles with compressed air. Do not dig out any rot that can't be lightly blown out with the air . HEPA vacuum used for dust con...
by Paul Marlowe
August 25th, 2012, 6:07 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 6259

Re: Fill Sill Weather Checks (draft)

Some recommended tools for damaged wood prep especially when repairing sill checks are a 90 degree mechanic pick/O-ring puller, HEPA vacuum and a triangular headed scraper. The scraper opens the check slightly if needed and the pick allows you to get deep into the check. The vacuum removes all the d...
by Paul Marlowe
August 25th, 2012, 2:36 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Wood-Epoxy Repairs, stile ends (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 4290

Re: Wood-Epoxy Repairs, stile ends (draft)

My approach to applying epoxy to stile ends is different than Bob's. So much so that I'm not sure I should post it. Any thoughts?
by Paul Marlowe
March 21st, 2012, 10:16 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint
Replies: 31
Views: 11951

Re: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint

Method #4 Wood-epoxy repair, contemporary type. Whenever repairing vulnerable wood fabric such as window jamb bottoms and sills, I usually apply liquid borates after removing most or all of the wood decay. This is because the fungus is likely to be hidden deep into the surrounding area. Drying out t...
by Paul Marlowe
March 8th, 2012, 7:55 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint
Replies: 31
Views: 11951

Re: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint

Great discussion with interesting & detailed posts. Many years ago I took the path of repairing most of the exterior wood decay with epoxy & often in conjunction with borates as a preservative. In brief, the reasons would be that I feel when done properly these repairs can be mostly hidden &...
by Paul Marlowe
August 14th, 2011, 6:53 pm
Forum: Summit Draft Comments
Topic: Page 12
Replies: 13
Views: 8560

Re: Page 12

@ Site Work : RE Lead- Portable air scrubber (PAS) are a good piece of equipment for capturing all dust including lead at the source and creating negative air. The downside is they are expensive depending on the size and they take up room in the vehicle, shop & on site. They were never mentione...
by Paul Marlowe
August 14th, 2011, 5:17 pm
Forum: Summit Draft Comments
Topic: Page 04
Replies: 1
Views: 2546

Re: Page 04

@Goals & Objectives: (1) create a membership with dues that will help to finance continuous education of window restoration. This education could be provided to as diverse a group that attended the WPSC Summit 2011 and especially for all the professional members doing the work in the field and t...
by Paul Marlowe
August 14th, 2011, 3:52 pm
Forum: Summit Draft Comments
Topic: Page 03
Replies: 1
Views: 2626

Re: Page 03

@Table of Contents: New Subject- Maintenance/follow-up visit after restoration should take place approx. 1 year from completion of work to perform a cursory inspection and discuss with the Client any problems or concerns you or they have with the windows. You should schedule more maintenance as req...

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