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Windows on preservation / edited by John C. Leeke ; contributing authors, John C. Leeke, William McCarthy, Ann Lawless.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
American Precision Museum.
Lawless, Ann.
Leeke, John (John C.)
McCarthy, William.
Publication
Windsor, Vt. : American Precision Museum
Date
c2005.
Description
76 p. : ill., photos. ; 28 cm.
This publication begins with a description of the American Precision Museum's window preservation project written by the museum's director, Ann Lawless, and includes a description of window making and the development of woodworking machinery through the 19th century by William McCarthy, museum Trustee, and restoration millwork specialist. This segment also serves as a catalog for the museum's exhibit of wood working machinery, "The Mechanization of Woodworking," on display in 2005-2006. An extensive how-to section by restoration specialist John Leeke describes fifteen specific step-by-step treatments to repair weathered sills and deteriorating sash. Examples are given of how to save and preserve windows.
GUSN
146761
Call Number
HisPres. TH2261.W56 2006
Other People and Orgs
American Precision Museum.
Descriptive terms
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration.
Historic preservation Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Windows Conservation and restoration.
Windows Maintenance and repair.
Windows Repairing
Material Type
Directories.
Places
United States

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