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by johnleeke
July 6th, 2013, 3:48 pm
Forum: Painting & Glazing
Topic: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional
Replies: 4
Views: 4418

Re: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional

This is the method I have been using for 40 years, with good results. I know that at least two of the window preservation shops use a traditional method similar to this. It is the method that is in all the old trades manuals. The main difference between this method and the other contemporary methods...
by johnleeke
July 6th, 2013, 3:26 pm
Forum: Painting & Glazing
Topic: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional
Replies: 4
Views: 4418

Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional

Glaze and Paint Sash, Alt. D, traditional Status: [ ] submitted work method, [x] proposed treatment standard, [ ] final treatment standard Update: 4/15/13 Author: John Leeke References: “Save America’s Windows”, pages 74-82. Contributors: Title of Treatment: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional Class o...
by johnleeke
July 4th, 2013, 2:04 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 4487

Re: Book Covers (draft)

This draft for the front cover is unacceptable because it shows a person working on a window. I am now working on a new front cover.

The back cover for the subsequent printings may contain "blurbs".

CoverProofMed.JPG
by johnleeke
June 26th, 2013, 11:54 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 5657

Re: New Logo

The logo has never had a person in it. I think you may be confusing the logo with the first book cover draft that did have a person in it. The the logo and the book cover are two entirely separate things. There is a "sub theme" throughout the book that "people are as important as the ...
by johnleeke
June 26th, 2013, 9:29 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 5657

Logo

Here is the new logo that will be used in the book and here at the website: http://windowstandards.org/forum/download/file.php?id=119 It is color-coordinated with the book cover colors. This is the draft logo we used during the development phase of the project: http://windowstandards.org/forum/downl...
by johnleeke
June 3rd, 2013, 11:19 pm
Forum: People in the Collaborative
Topic: Steve Swiat
Replies: 0
Views: 2469

Steve Swiat

Steve Swiat of

Northwood Window Restoration
402 Vulcan Street
Buffalo, New York 14207
716-308-6821

is my adviser on woodworking standards. He has loaded me his copy of the AWI woodworking standards, which is one the models we are considering as we devleop these window standards.
by johnleeke
May 28th, 2013, 4:56 pm
Forum: People in the Collaborative
Topic: Collaborators Listed in the Book
Replies: 0
Views: 2714

Collaborators Listed in the Book

Collaborators The Window Preservation Standards Collaborative is a group of people dedicated to preserving windows. The Collaborative is not a membership organization; anyone with an interest in windows can participate. There are no fees or dues, although many Collaborators have contributed minor a...
by johnleeke
May 17th, 2013, 8:55 pm
Forum: Weatherization & Energy
Topic: Ribbed Metal Weatherstrip (final)
Replies: 13
Views: 7597

Re: Ribbed Metal Weatherstrip (final)

I have changed the title of this method to Ribbed Metal Weatherstrip, to avoid using specific product names.
by johnleeke
May 15th, 2013, 12:34 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Window Cleaning (final)
Replies: 3
Views: 4877

Re: Window Cleaning (draft)

I suggest that new putty and paint should be fully cured for 9 to 12 months before cleaning.
by johnleeke
April 30th, 2013, 8:45 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 4487

Front Cover Photo

I am withdrawing this photo for consideration for the front cover, since it shows a person working on a window.

Photo Credit: Phyllis Leeke

Caption: Measuring for storm windows on the barn window project in Maine.

Copyright: John Leeke, used with permission

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