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Windows and Skylights: The Best of Fine Homebuilding

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Here is professional advice about installing, building and renovating windows and skylights that you won't find anywhere else. This collection of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine will show you how to choose the best new windows; restring double-hung windows; build a skylight from common materials or install a manufactured skylight; build shutters, window frames, casement windows and bay windows; and install arch-top windows. Since it began publication in 1981, Fine Homebuilding has been the magazine of ...

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Overview

Here is professional advice about installing, building and renovating windows and skylights that you won't find anywhere else. This collection of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine will show you how to choose the best new windows; restring double-hung windows; build a skylight from common materials or install a manufactured skylight; build shutters, window frames, casement windows and bay windows; and install arch-top windows. Since it began publication in 1981, Fine Homebuilding has been the magazine of choice for builders and homeowners interested in working smarter, faster and better. "The Best of Fine Homebuilding" series organized the most useful articles from the first 100 issues by subject. Whether you are working on your own house or in the building trades, you will find the field-tested information you need right here.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561581276
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Series: Best of Fine Homebuilding Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.92 (w) x 11.82 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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"Fine Woodworking "was launched in 1975 in response to the lack of quality woodworking resources available. With a circulation of 287,000 woodworkers of all skill levels, the magazine has become the #1 source of how-to information on techniques, tools, finishing, and inspiration.
Since 1981, the pages of" Fine Homebuilding" have inspired and instructed people who care about quality of home improvement and construction. With a circulation of more than 300,000, the magazine is the premier source for information on how to build projects better, faster and more efficiently.

These tips have been collected from articles and columns in Threads magazine. Threads provides in-depth sewing information and inspiration in an engaging, accessible format. Each issue is filled with creative ideas, technical expertise and resources to help readers improve their sewing skills and express their individual style.

"Fine Woodworking "was launched in 1975 in response to the lack of quality woodworking resources available. With a circulation of 287,000 woodworkers of all skill levels, the magazine has become the #1 source of how-to information on techniques, tools, finishing, and inspiration.
Since 1981, the pages of" Fine Homebuilding" have inspired and instructed people who care about quality of home improvement and construction. With a circulation of more than 300,000, the magazine is the premier source for information on how to build projects better, faster and more efficiently.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Taking a Look at Windows 8
Shop-Built Window Frames 14
Double-Hungs Restrung 18
Building Fixed-Glass Windows 20
Making Curvilinear Sash 23
Making Window Sash 26
Reglazing Windows and Doors 32
Cranking Out Casements 35
Installing Fixed Glass Windows 40
Designing and Building Leak-Free Sloped Glazing 42
Screen-Porch Windows 47
Simple Joinery for Custom Windows 50
Installing Arch-Top Windows 54
Building a Kitchen-Counter Bay Window 58
Framing a Walk-Out Bow Window 62
Installing Glass Block 66
Acrylic Glazing 70
Site-Built, Fixed-Glass Skylights 74
Movable Insulation for Skylights 78
Installing a Factory-Built Skylight 81
Framing for Skylights 84
A Site-Built Ridge Skylight 89
Curbless Skylights 94
Skylights in the Eaves 98
Building Louvered Shutters 103
Finishing Touches 108
Index 110
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