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by Bob Yapp
July 8th, 2013, 9:41 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2619

Re: Book Covers (draft)

Here are three photos to comsider for the cover. All taken by me.
by Bob Yapp
November 5th, 2012, 1:24 pm
Forum: Painting & Glazing
Topic: Glaze Sash, contemporary (final)
Replies: 2
Views: 2034

Re: Glaze Sash, contemporary (draft)

Totally agree!
by Bob Yapp
November 2nd, 2012, 11:15 am
Forum: Painting & Glazing
Topic: Painting Exterior Woodwork (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 3101

Re: Painting Exterior Woodwork (draft)

Hi David, I think your comment about painting onto the glass 1/16" is a good one and it is covered in a Standard about painting windows. This one is about the exterior trim around the window opening. The only problem I see with doing this on both sides of the glass is that if done on the interi...
by Bob Yapp
August 27th, 2012, 1:16 pm
Forum: Outline of the Standards Document
Topic: Outline of Topics & Standards
Replies: 5
Views: 4231

Re: Outline of Topics & Standards

Ok John,

I've been through about everything that's been written. Is the outline pretty well updated so that if I start writing missing items I won't be repeating myself?

Bob
by Bob Yapp
August 27th, 2012, 1:14 pm
Forum: Weatherization & Energy
Topic: Wood Storm, weatherstrip (final)
Replies: 28
Views: 8272

Re: Wood Storm Window, with weatherstrip (draft)

I prefere the rubber tube in the metal or wood door stripping be EPDM rubber and niot vinyl.
by Bob Yapp
August 27th, 2012, 1:09 pm
Forum: Weatherization & Energy
Topic: Weatherstrip, Ribbed Metal & Rubber Gasket (final)
Replies: 3
Views: 2077

Re: Weatherstrip, Ribbed Metal & Rubber Gasket

Too much slop is an in and out motion of 1/16" or more. #4 screws are 1/2". Best operation when done is to lift the sash with literally one finger. If it is tighter than that the stile may be bowed or the slot is not wide enough for the track. Everything else looks good.

Bob
by Bob Yapp
August 27th, 2012, 12:54 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Re-pin and Tighten Loose Sash Joints (final)
Replies: 5
Views: 2871

Re: Re-pin and Tighten Loose Sash Joints (draft)

John, I think this is good to go. I made a couple of slight changes in red Author: Bob Yapp Contributors: References: Title of Treatment: Re-pin and Tighten Loose Sash Joints Class of Treatment: [ ] Maintain, [ ] Stabilize, [x] Repair, [ ] Upgrade, [ ] Exception Type of Treatment: [ ] Traditional, [...
by Bob Yapp
August 27th, 2012, 12:46 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Renew Sash Stile (final)
Replies: 2
Views: 2028

Re: Renew Sash Stile (draft)

Let's use "In-Kind" for the wood here.
by Bob Yapp
August 22nd, 2012, 6:26 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Muntin Rib Repair (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 3334

Re: Muntin Rib Repair (draft)

I'm not clear on this standard John. Are you saying to actually cut a groove/rabbet into the muntin after shaving the bad rib off? Or are you saying shave the rib off flush to the shoulder and then butt joint/glue the new fin flat to the muntin? My method is to shave the bad rib flush and glue on a ...

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