Historic preservation of a 1890’s window

This historic window was brought back to life.  I believe the window dates back to this hitoric row house from 1890. The window was basically ready to fall apart. I removed the sashes and removed all the paint and glass. I noticed that there was only three originally Paines of glass and my friend Daniel supplied and cut the correct vintage glass. The sashes were oiled with organic raw linseed oil and the rabbits coated with shalac. This is done to keep the putty from drying out. I back bedded and reset all the glass and painted the sashes with organic linseed oil paint. This paint and glazing is far superior than acrylic paint and chemically produced glazing. Best of all they are historically correct. 


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