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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146761

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windows Conservation and restoration.
Windows Maintenance and repair.
Windows Repairing
Historic preservation Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration.

Originator

Leeke, John (John C.)
McCarthy, William.
Lawless, Ann.
American Precision Museum.

Publication

Windsor, Vt. : American Precision Museum

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.

Call Number

HisPres. TH2261.W56 2006

Other People and Orgs

American Precision Museum.

Material Type

Directories.

Places

United States