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by jay treiger
April 21st, 2012, 8:33 pm
Forum: Materials & Products
Topic: Putty & Glazing Compound Types (final)
Replies: 8
Views: 5925

Re: Putty & Glazing Compound Types (draft)

John, I was glad to hear of other types of glazing compound I will definitely strive to track down a source of supply. I was taught to glaze thirty years ago by the Delsman brothers and all they ever used was DAP in a 25 gallon barrel. I work in a semi rural area with limited suppliers and have neve...
by jay treiger
April 21st, 2012, 4:30 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 5923

Re: Fill Sill Weather Checks (draft)

Greetings John, There is nothing like a few decades of field study to refine a technique. I do indeed attempt to remove as much debris as practicable previous to any application. I use System Three resin. They supply to the boat building/repairing trade but will sell to the general public including ...
by jay treiger
March 20th, 2012, 3:34 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Temporary Boardup (Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 3825

Re: Temporary Window Cover-(Draft) David Gibney

Greetings John et al I currently have forty two covers in service with a variety of sizes and selvage. We will be back on site after the first of April and I will endeavor to photograph some representative samples. In what format shall I try to get these images sent to you? (emphasis on try) 'til th...
by jay treiger
March 19th, 2012, 11:28 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Temporary Boardup (Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 3825

Re: Temporary Window Cover-(Draft) David Gibney

I too use strand board or plywood to 'board -up' a window both to keep the weather out and limit easy access to an active residence or business. However, it is less damaging to the woodwork if no screws whatsoever are used to secure the panels. For most buildings a rope loop can be set through two h...
by jay treiger
March 19th, 2012, 11:05 pm
Forum: People in the Collaborative
Topic: The Advisers, introduce yourself here
Replies: 38
Views: 19252

Re: The Advisers, introduce yourself here

Greetings John, I posted a reply to an active post and realized that I do not have a posted profile. I have been active in the restoration field in Southern Oregon for more than 30 years. Currently my little company is involved in the window restoration at the Holly Theatre in Medford , Oregon. In a...
by jay treiger
March 19th, 2012, 10:49 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Repair Bowed Meeting Rail (final)
Replies: 3
Views: 3169

Re: Repair Bowed meeting rail

Greetings, I too have used each of the aforementioned techniques to straighten an warped or bowed upper sash meeting rail. An alternate solution can be using a salvaged meeting rail from a surplus sash. In my region folks are still removing good old sash and replacing them with modern windows. Not o...

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