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Building Wooden Storm Windows....again

Posted by happycthulhu (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 21, 08 at 15:03

I think my question got lost in the other thread.
Do I really have to use a router to cut a rabbet to except the glass?
Could I just cut a dado slot down the side of each board and slide the glass into the slot instead of cutting a rabbet and glazing the glass?

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RE: Building Wooden Storm Windows....again

I've made over 100 storm windows over the years as replacement ones for 100 year old houses in my city. The rabbet/glazing is the way to go. The major flaw of the groove plan is you cannot replace broken glass.

RE: Building Wooden Storm Windows....again

That makes a lot of sense.
I never even thought about how I would replace any broken panes.
Well, now I will have no excuse to not buying a router now.

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