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by johnleeke
April 30th, 2013, 8:45 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2630

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
by johnleeke
April 30th, 2013, 8:41 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Book Covers (draft)
Replies: 7
Views: 2630

Book Covers (draft)

Front Cover I am now working on a new front cover design. This will take 3 to 5 days. Please submit a photo of a window to be considered for the cover. It needs to be high resolution (at least 300dpi). Main Title: Window Preservation Standards Publisher's line: WPSC Window Preservation Standards Co...
by johnleeke
March 23rd, 2013, 12:40 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Spot Putty Maintenance (final)
Replies: 2
Views: 1748

Re: Spot Putty Maintenance (draft)

Questions and comments are always welcome. Any place a question comes to mind is the correct place to ask it. You are correct, a sash may also need other repairs. There are standards here to cover some of the repairs you mention, such as: Re-building a sash joint: http://www.ptnresource.org/WPSC_for...
by johnleeke
March 20th, 2013, 4:58 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Spot Putty Maintenance (final)
Replies: 2
Views: 1748

Spot Putty Maintenance (final)

WPSC Window Standard Work Method Number: Status: [ ] submitted work method, [] proposed treatment standard, [x ] final treatment standard Update: 3/20/13 Author: John Leeke References: Historic HomeWorks website, discussion forum, http://historichomeworks.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6096 (Accessed on ...
by johnleeke
March 10th, 2013, 5:09 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Spot Paint Maintenance (final)
Replies: 0
Views: 1366

Spot Paint Maintenance (final)

WPSC Window Standard Work Method Status: [ ] submitted work method, [ ] proposed treatment standard, [x] final treatment standard Update: 3/10/13 Author: John Leeke References: Historic HomeWorks website, discussion forum, http://historichomeworks.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1810 (Accessed on 1/1/2013...
by johnleeke
February 26th, 2013, 9:32 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Others Standards, to consider for compatibility with ours
Replies: 8
Views: 4803

Re: Others Standards, to consider for compatibility with our

Here are the CSI MasterFormat sections that apply to our window work. These are from the new Format that has 50 sections. 08 01 51 Operation and Maintenance of Metal Windows 08 01 52 Operation and Maintenance of Wood Windows 08 01 52.61 Wood Window Repairs 08 01 52.71 Wood Window Rehabilitation 08 0...
by johnleeke
February 10th, 2013, 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resource about Federal Tax Incentives for Window Replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 2377

Re: Resource about Federal Tax Incentives for Window Replace

Leonard,

With this limited information about your project it's difficult to say if your shutters would qualify your project for federal tax incentives. Contact your state's historic preservation office, which administers the federal tax incentives for historic preservation.

John
by johnleeke
December 29th, 2012, 10:36 am
Forum: Materials & Products
Topic: Glass as a Material for Window Work
Replies: 2
Views: 2322

Re: Glass as a Material for Window Work

Amy, this is excellent. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
by johnleeke
December 22nd, 2012, 11:58 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Condition Assessment & Documentation (final)
Replies: 9
Views: 3815

Re: Condition Assessment & Documentation (final)

Yes, that form works better.
by johnleeke
December 22nd, 2012, 11:47 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Condition Assessment & Documentation (final)
Replies: 9
Views: 3815

Re: Condition Assessment & Documentation (final)

Amy, I have expanded some of the steps into additional steps to make the procedure more explicit. Also, I have added more detailed descriptions of what is assessed, going beyond conditions to include items for architectural character and historical significance. This is based on my own notes from th...

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