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Forum topic by RyRat posted 04-03-2014 06:05 PM 734 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RyRat

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04-03-2014 06:05 PM

Topic tags/keywords: casement windows

We are doing an addition and I will be building a few windows. Three of them will be push out double casement windows. Does anyone know where I can find the european style casement hardware (the tilt/turn kind)? If not, just some decent hardware / window locking mechanism? I can’t seem to find anything between the el cheapo stuff at Lowes and the insanely expensive historic hardware, which I also need but that’s another topic.

I’ve gone through the thread http://lumberjocks.com/topics/9340 . Some good ideas on how to build the frames and whatnot. If anyone has built their own, I would love to hear / see about the process.


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#1 posted 04-13-2014 03:14 AM

Have you had any luck finding your casement window hardware?

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 04-13-2014 03:32 AM

Try looking at the Truth Window folks in Minnesota. They may not sell to you at contractor price, but there’s a company down the road from them that sells their product retail at reasonable prices.

https://www.truth.com/products/

They also sell other mfgrs products.Somewhere I got an old catalogue, but I got the name from Truth.

Eric

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#3 posted 04-16-2014 11:48 PM

Haven’t found much yet, but I also haven’t been looking much. It’s an upcoming project I’m trying to get a jump on.

Thanks for the link Eric, I’ll take a look at what they have.

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