Window Restoration Series

It's been a hot minute since our last window restoration update, but we're rounding the last corner and are on the home stretch to a fully restored and functional antique window sash!All of the prior posts are summarized and linked at the bottom of this post, so if you need...
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Old windows are glorious things of beauty, and the wavy glass they possess are no small part of their classic winning looks.If you've ever had a chance to see the undulations of light cast by a ray of sun through imperfect included glass, or enjoyed the subtle dance of fractured...
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Our first window restoration is entering the home stretch!In our last few posts about this project we covered old putty removal in a DIY steam box, paint stripping, repairing the broken sections, and applying Blopentine (Boiled Linseed Oil + Tupentine) to the stripped antique window sash to rehydrate and protect...
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Antique cast iron architectural hardware is beautiful, but what's the best way to protect it from rusting? Would you believe it may be as simple as giving it a bath? I picked up this method of treating cast iron many years ago while working in a window restoration shop. It's...
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Back in November we shared or progress on our Window Restoration project, and then we got distracted by other projects.This is the way of our home blogging and DIYing since the beginning. We start projects and then other projects take priority, so we stop projects. And sometimes we stop them...
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