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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 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.

Synopsis:

Here are trade secrets for choosing the best new windows, restringing double-hung windows and installing and building skylights. How-to articles on how to build shutters and window frames and how to install casement, bay, and arch-top windows are also included. Full color.

About the Author

"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.

Table of Contents

  1. Taking a look at windows
  2. Shop-built window frames
  3. Double-hungs restrung
  4. Building fixed-glass windows
  5. Making curvilinear sash
  6. Making window sash
  7. Reglazing windows and doors
  8. Cranking out casements
  9. Installing fixed glass windows
  10. Designing and building leak-free sloped glazing
  11. Screen-porch windows
  12. Simple joinery for custom windows
  13. Installing arch-top windows
  14. Building a kitchen-counter bay window
  15. Framing a walk-out bow window
  16. Installing glass block
  17. Acrylic glazing
  18. Site-built, fixed-glass skylights
  19. Moveable insulation for skylights
  20. Installing a factory-built skylight
  21. Framing for skylights
  22. Site-built ridge skylight
  23. Curbless skylights
  24. Skylights in the eaves
  25. Building louvered shutters
  26. Finishing touches.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561581276
Editor:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Taunton Press
Editor:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Taunton Press
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, Conn. :
Subject:
Carpentry
Subject:
Vocational education and industrial arts
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Windows
Subject:
Skylights.
Subject:
Skylights -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Best of Fine Homebuilding
Series Volume:
104-237
Publication Date:
19960314
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11.82x8.92x.28 in. .98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Here are trade secrets for choosing the best new windows, restringing double-hung windows and installing and building skylights. How-to articles on how to build shutters and window frames and how to install casement, bay, and arch-top windows are also included. Full color.
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