As we all know, maintaining and repairing the windows in our historic homes can be a challenge, but this introductory workshop will leave you with the fundamental knowledge necessary for planning your own restoration project. Window specialist Jack Patchin of Ol' House Experts will detail the anatomy of an older window, common issues of disrepair that these structures face, and the supplies needed to tackle your biggest window problems.
Ol' House Experts, based out of Madison Indiana, specializes in the restoration, repairs and wood windows of historic homes that are 50 years or older. Visit his website here.
In the workshop Jack will demonstrate the skills needed to repair historic wood windows, and guide participants in practicing those skills. Participants will learn:
*How to use the basic tools to restore, repair, and maintain historic wood windows.
*How to repair sashes with epoxy, repair the rope and weight system, and replace and glaze panes.