As said in the previous post, my shop has a front room that is divided from the shop with a wall and doorway. I decided I would like an interior window between the shop and door so that I could see into the front room while in the shop, plus to allow me more natural light. While framing the wall, we used 16” OC studs but left a wider opening between the 2”x6”s where I wanted the window to be ( I believe it was about 24”).
OSB was put over the wall on the shop side, but not in the front room side yet.
Here’s the wall where the window will go:
I drew a line to saw on that was between the two vertical studs and horizontally where I figured the size of the window would be appropriate. The cut started with four drilled holes in the four corners:
Then I jigsawed out the opening:
... and actually made it larger in height than I originally thought I would:
On the front room side I had not yet put up the OSB so that I could nail in horizontal 2×6s exactly where the top and bottom of the hole cut was:
After this was done, I then put the OSB on the wall:
Back to the view from the shop side:
To match my window jambs and trim (from my previous blog post) I made a one piece bottom jamb with a built-in sill:
I added the side and top jambs:
... and then the window trim. I used a piece of plexi-glass for the window, held in by 1/2” x 1/2” trim on each side:
...to be continued…
-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca