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what i've been doing #21: Sash Picture Frame

757 days ago by Dave | 41 comments »

The wife has been wanting me to buy some old windows for hanging pictures in and placing them on the living room wall. Most of the windows we could find were priced way to high. The ones I was able to get my hands on have been to far gone to even use as a picture frame. I have reticently acquired two old Stick and rabbet planes. So I set on the journey to teach myself sash. I have a few old windows to look at the construction. Even around the 1900’s they were using machines to cut the m...

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refurbishing old tools #14: An old stick n rabbet

763 days ago by Dave | 26 comments »

Here is an old plane that BoxCarMarty helped me find. It seems that the British used a whole bunch of planes to make a window sash. The Americans invented a version to cut the inner and outer groves at the same time.The outer is called the stick because of the sticking board used to make it. The inner grove is a rabbet that the glass would be set in then glazed. My wife has been on me to get her a few old windows so she could put pictures in them and hang em on the wall. Well being the cheaps...

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Craftsman Bungalow Restoration #28: Making Window Sashes with Loose Tenons (dominos) 1

828 days ago by gizmodyne | 4 comments »

Have not been here much in the last year or so. I got a new position at work which has taken up more time in a good way. I have actually built a bunch more of the kitchen cabinets which I will post later. I am finally building some removable sliding windows for the porch. I put some fixed windows in a few years ago, but it was long enough that I completely forgot how to do the job smoothly. So I am going to document it this time. In this blog: How to make the frames. Here are two of the...

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