Replacing the glass in a window

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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  ChrisG on Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:37 am

Hubby had to change the glass in a window the other day because it was damaged. The window is round and has two pieces of glass that are semi circular, with a bar across the middle:

Cleaning the old putty out after removing the damaged window:


Putting the new glass in place:


Putting the new putty in place:


Cutting the excess putty with a chisel and smoothing the surface:

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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  OH on Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:23 am

Interesting. I'm going to try replacing a big pane (>1.3metres tall) in a sash window tomorrow, if it's not raining/damp with fog.

Anyone else with DIY projects to share?
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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  HomeGrown on Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:38 am

OH wrote:Interesting. I'm going to try replacing a big pane (>1.3metres tall) in a sash window tomorrow, if it's not raining/damp with fog.

Anyone else with DIY projects to share?

How did it go then?

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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  OH on Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:25 am

The old pain has gone, now I have a new one!
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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  HomeGrown on Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:28 am

Hmmm, I think you need a course in spelling! Laughing

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Re: Replacing the glass in a window

Post  OH on Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:37 am

Sorry it was ear-ache, wasn't it?

I now have several new panes to fix (the new pain, not ear this time!-)
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