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by johnleeke
January 10th, 2020, 11:14 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Schedule for the Second Edition 2020
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Schedule for the Second Edition 2020

Schedule for the Second Edition 2020 Second Edition Development The work will be in four phases, done in this order: 1. Content Development (now through June 2020) New content will be developed, reviewed for technical content and refined by peer review on the Forum, and then finalized. This include...
by johnleeke
October 31st, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Window Types
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Window Types

The first edition of the Standards book focused on double hung wood windows. Of course, there are other types of windows. Feel free to click on "post reply" (above left) and tell us about the most common types of windows in your work. You can even upload a photo or sketch by clicking on &q...
by johnleeke
September 4th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Parts & Definitions
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Parts & Definitions

Following are new words and definitions that will be added in the book's second edition. (see the first edition definitions here: http://windowstandards.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=58#p79 ) If you have comments or a new word and definition, click on Post Reply . Feel free to give your own per...
by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 2:52 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Steam Box
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Views: 1147

Steam Box

Notes: custom built steam box?, how to build one?, this seems more like “how-to” rather than our “what-to” slant for the Standards book. This topic submitted by Melanie. The method of whole sash deglazing seems mostly the same if you are doing it in a stainless steel chamber or in wood/foam-board bo...
by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 2:14 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Hardware Preparation
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Views: 745

Hardware Preparation

How do you get hardware ready for reuse?
(paint removal, rust removal, saving original patina, resurfacing to bright metal, protective and cosmetic finishes)

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by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: How this Forum is Used to Develop New Topics
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How this Forum is Used to Develop New Topics

New topics and issues are posted here on the Forum. Anyone can post a reply or comment. As the discussion and consensus on each post develops the editor, John Leeke, will summarize the topic or issue in the message at the top of the discussion. As the discussion and summary mature the Councilors wil...
by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Spiral & Spring Balances
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Views: 726

Spiral & Spring Balances

What are they, how do they work, how do they fail, what are your repair and replacement methods?

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by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Label Glass Panes for Deglazing
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Views: 751

Label Glass Panes for Deglazing

Notes: Could be a guideline at the beginning of the deglazing section. --JL

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by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Weight Pocket Cover Repair
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Views: 730

Weight Pocket Cover Repair

What is your method of weight pocket cover repair?

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by johnleeke
August 16th, 2019, 12:01 pm
Forum: New Method Standards
Topic: Hang Sash With Cord
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Views: 733

Hang Sash With Cord

After the sash have been fit, how do you hang them with cords, pulleys and weights? Includes determining the amount of weight, length of cords, etc. This method standard is separate from hanging the sash covered in other method standards. Click on "Post Reply" and tell us how you do it. Wh...

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