Month: January 2012

To gain access to the window stops, I had to first use the heat gun to remove a lot of paint… Then, several different tools are used to pry the stops off, being careful not to damage them… With one side removed, the lower and upper sash can be removed. To get the center block […]
The next phase of this project will be to restore the ropes for the window weights… All of the ropes are non-existent… The pulleys are completely buried in paint, as well…
The paint was so thick on the hardware for the north window, that I had to use a screwdriver to chisel down through it to gain access to the screws… All of the screws now exposed… The sash lock assembly, finally freed from it’s paint prison… Because the paint was so thick, it was fairly […]
This is the window latch hardware on the east window… And, this is the window latch hardware on the north window… The windows in the Kitchen really need some attention.
There has always been an overly large gap between the closed door and the door frame. We wanted to add some weatherstripping to the door, but because of the gap, there’s nothing to really nail it into… So, the plan is to add small strips of wood to help fill in the gap. Testing the […]
We recently picked this piece of wall art… This area of the wall seems like the perfect place for it… Marked where the holes should go… Then, drilled small pilot holes… Then, drilled bigger holes… And inserted the anchors… And, installed the piece… The silver screw heads looked out of place. So, I just hit […]
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