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by johnleeke
August 9th, 2013, 12:24 pm
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 4299

Re: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)

This method requires protection with paint, and maintaining the paint to limit wood movement that can lead to separation at the wood-epoxy interface and buildup of moisture that can lead to decay.
by johnleeke
August 1st, 2013, 6:33 pm
Forum: People in the Collaborative
Topic: Stakeholders - get started here
Replies: 16
Views: 9470

Re: Stakeholders - get started here

Stakeholders and Donors Listed in the Standards Book Jerry Berggren, Joe Bodkin, Steven Burr, Thomas Clark, Eli Cohn, Jim Derby, Richard DeWolf, David Dick, Tom Francis, Matt Hankins, Larry Johnson, Bill Hepburn, David Garner, Michael George, Matthew Kendall, Marsha Lance, James Maddigan, Martin Mu...
by johnleeke
August 1st, 2013, 11:04 am
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)
Replies: 7
Views: 4299

Re: Fill Sill Weather Checks (final)

Some workers are having difficulty when the wood separates from the epoxy after doing the repair. I remember having this problem myself in the late 1980s, on a couple of projects where we did not take the time needed to dry out the sills enough. At that time we set a "shop standard" for dr...
by johnleeke
July 19th, 2013, 1:59 pm
Forum: Painting & Glazing
Topic: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional
Replies: 4
Views: 2461

Re: Glaze and Paint Sash, traditional

Amy, thanks for your insight.

What were the glazing compounds or types of compounds that required thicker back bedding than 1/16".
by johnleeke
July 14th, 2013, 3:14 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2629

Re: Book Covers (draft)

Here is the new cover:
Cover2-lowres.JPG


The book is ready to go to the printer as soon as you decide what cover you want. Post your comments below.
by johnleeke
July 12th, 2013, 2:43 pm
Forum: Weatherization & Energy
Topic: Retrofit Insulated Glass Unit (final)
Replies: 0
Views: 1932

Retrofit Insulated Glass Unit (final)

Retrofit Insulated Glass Unit Update: 6/30/13 Author: Bob Yapp References: Preservation Brief #3 Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings, National Park Service, 2012. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, National Park Service, 1995. Contributo...
by johnleeke
July 9th, 2013, 2:00 pm
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 2533

Re: Logo

Personally, I think the founders do not need special commemorative photos in the book.
by johnleeke
July 9th, 2013, 1:17 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2629

Re: Book Covers (draft)

Here are two cover drafts for you to consider. Post a message to let me know which one you want and I will develop it into the final cover. Cover2draftlowres.JPG Cover2: Nice window photo. Cover3draftlowres.JPG Cover3: For those who want the logo to appear on the cover. The black lines are "lay...
by johnleeke
July 9th, 2013, 10:08 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Cover of Standards book
Replies: 3
Views: 1588

Re: Cover of Standards book

The color photo of the red and green window is no longer available for this project. The Founders decided that an individual person could not be depicted on the cover, so that photo is no longer usable. See the ongoing development of the cover design at this discussion: http://windowstandards.org/fo...
by johnleeke
July 8th, 2013, 11:38 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2629

Re: Book Covers (draft)

I like this one a lot, and it's extreme vertical character could work well on the cover.

Do you have it in higher resolution?

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