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sa   GLASS
xx   GLASS

Tip: Use a steel or lead block to absorb the shock when driving glazing points into a window muntin with a hammer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 10

How to re-putty your windows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. J20 (214+)

How to replace a pane of glass.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1979 (v.57#8) pg. G6 (144+)

Tip: How to keep the unused portion of glazing compound fresh.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1980 (v.58#4) pg. 180

How to replace the glass in a window.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1980 (v.70#11) pg. 72

Replacing sealed-glass panels in existing window frames.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Summer 2001 (v.24#9) pg. 58

Replacing a single-glazed, putty-set pane of glass in a wooden frame.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 46
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 7

Tip on installing a vent to remove moisture trapped between dual-paned windows.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 7

The eyes of a house. How to select old panes of glass and instructions for setting them into 18th and 19th century sashes. Includes a bit of history on American window glass.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 42

How to replace a broken window pane.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 178

How to replace broken window panes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #80 Jun 1964 (v.14#3) pg. 59

Cutting and replacing a window pane.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #93 Aug 1966 (v.16#4) pg. 50

How to reglaze a storm door with a non-shattering safety material, acrylic plastic.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 54

How to replace a broken window pane.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #149 Dec 1973 (v.23#9) pg. 44

How to replace a broken window glass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 58

How to install Plexiglas in a storm door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #184 Oct 1977 (v.27#7) pg. 34

How to replace a broken window pane. Includes instructions on cutting glass and removing broken panes in both wood and aluminum sashes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 74

Tips on reglazing your windows.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #236 Feb 1983 (v.33#2) pg. 52

How to reglaze a window. Tips from a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #252 Oct 1984 (v.34#8) pg. 24

Tips on removing and replacing window glazing compound.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #261 Sep 1985 (v.35#7) pg. 54

Replacing glass in a steel window frame is illustrated in photos.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 48

Tip: Use clear shellac to temporarily stop and seal a crack in window glass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 104

Replacing glass in a wooden sash. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #279 May-Jun 1987 (v.37#5) pg. 80

How to replace broken glass in a window frame.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #294 Jan 1989 (v.39#1) pg. 54

Tip on using duct tape to remove a broken windowpane "intact".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #298 May 1989 (v.39#5) pg. 111

Tip on preparing wooden mullions to receive oil-based window glazing compound.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #303 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.39#10) pg. 84

Glass today, and what it used to be. Old style sheet glass for windows is compared with tempered, laminated, and insulated glass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #307 Apr 1990 (v.40#4) pg. 20

A description of double-pane (insulated glass) windows and why they fail.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 20

How to replace a pane of glass in a window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #324 Jan 1992 (v.42#1) pg. 16

Tip on using a teaspoon to shape window glazing compound.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 43

How to replace a single-pane picture window with a double or thermopane window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 15

Replacing insulated glass units in a window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #374 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.47#1) pg. 51
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #375 Feb 1997 (v.47#2) pg. 8

How to replace broken single-pane window glass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 65

Tip: Use lacquer thinner to help remove old putty from windows.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 7

Acrylic glazing. How and where to use plastic instead of glass. Includes greenhouse glazing details.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 30
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 4

Safety standards for overhead (roof and skylight) glass, plus recommended glazing details.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #16 Aug-Sep 1983 pg. 21

Southwest sunspace. How a Santa Fe designer uses thermoformed acrylic to glaze solar additions. How to bend (thermoform) and install "Exolite", a double-skin glazing sheet.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 63

Advice on using low-e coated glass monolithically.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 22
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 4

Reglazing windows and doors. Replacing glass in wooden frames is painless with the right tools and techniques.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #99 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 65
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #100 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 8

How to replace a window pane in an aluminum frame storm window.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 4

What you should know about insulating glass.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 7

Tip: Mix flour with window putty.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 66

Tip on applying glazing compound when reglazing windows.
HOME MECHANIX #719 Mar 1988 (v.84) pg. 97

Tips on proper installation of insulating glass.
HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 83

Security glazing options which make it more difficult for a burglar to break window glass to gain entry.
HOME MECHANIX #765 May 1992 (v.88) pg. 48

How to remove a broken window pane and install a new one.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 14

How to replace a window pane.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 32

How to replace glass in storm doors with acrylic sheet plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #7 Fall 1977 (v.2#3) pg. 132

Tip: How to keep glazing compound soft after the can has been opened.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 22

How to replace a broken window glass. Tips on cutting, fitting, and glazing.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 11

Tips on replacing and reglazing a broken window.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #534 Nov 1972 (v.68) pg. 16

Insulated windows you can make. How to use the Dualator kit to replace hermetically-sealed insulated glass in doors and windows.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #547 Dec 1973 (v.69) pg. 74

Replacing a broken window pane in a wooden frame.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 80

Do-it-yourself double glazing. How to double glaze existing wood-frame windows.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1980 (v.1#7) pg. 39

Solar glazings: a product review. A comprehensive look at the many plastic and glass products available for use in greenhouses, windows, skylights, etc.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1982 (v.3#1) pg. 58

How to install solar glass (glazings). Mounting details are provided for thin film, thin sheets, and thick sheets.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1982 (v.3#5) pg. 52

Storm-window repair. The tricks to replacing glass in a metal-framed storm window.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1984 (v.5#7) pg. 32

Tips on cutting replacement window panes. Includes tips on removing the old putty from the sash.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 71

How to make old windows more energy-efficient. A look at storm windows, double and triple glazing and window insulators.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1980 (v.8#9) pg. 122

Tip: Removing putty from old window panes.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1981 (v.9#8) pg. 190

Window update: More about double-glazed inserts.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1982 (v.10#9) pg. 184

Tip: Use a carbide burr to remove old, hard putty.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1982 (v.10#11) pg. 227

Tip on using paint remover to soften old window glazing compound so that the glass can be removed from the frame.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 18

Glass tools. The basics of quality reglazing involves the use of sharp tools and quality materials.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.19#5) pg. 60

Brilliant-cut glass. Origins and process for making Victorian ornamental door and window glass described, along with advice on its care.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1992 (v.20#6) pg. 38

Glass in the past. A review of the two basic methods used to make window glass until the 1910s and tips on cleaning old glass panes.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.26#4) pg. 54

Putty and points. How to reglaze an old wooden window sash.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1999 (v.27#4) pg. 67

Tip: How to rejuvenate dry putty or glazing compound.
PARENTS HOME Sep 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 55

Installing unbreakable plastic in storm doors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1972 (v.137#3) pg. 162

How to replace a broken window pane.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1973 (v.139#2) pg. 152

How to replace a broken picture window which is set in a rabbeted frame.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1978 (v.150#6) pg. 12

Tip: Use a soldering iron equipped with a metal shield to soften window putty for removal.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 58

Workshop minicourse. Reglazing windows.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1984 (v.161#9) pg. 118

How to reglaze windows.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1987 (v.164#9) pg. 121

Replacing window glass and/or old glazing putty.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1993 (v.170#4) pg. 93

Glass replacement. Step-by-step tips for painless window repair. Instructions for replacing broken panes in a single-glazed wood sash, double-glazed wood sash, steel-casement, and sliding aluminum sash.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1995 (v.172#6) pg. 100

How to install Lexan windows, an unbreakable polycarbonate plastic.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1970 (v.197#3) pg. 97

Using glue-on window gasket material in place of putty.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1971 (v.199#5) pg. 137

Tips on working with sheet plastics.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1972 (v.200#4) pg. 118

A look at what's new in glazing materials for the home, greenhouse or solar collector. A guide to the advantages and disadvantages of each material.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1977 (v.211#3) pg. 126

Window heat loss, how to stop it or reduce it. Suggestions include building insulated shutters for the inside, installing additional storm window protection, and double-glazing door windows.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1978 (v.212#1) pg. 97

Tip: How to cut and install window glass.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1979 (v.215#4) pg. 163

How to rid your double-glazed glass doors of fogging between the panes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1980 (v.216#1) pg. 135
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1980 (v.217#3) pg. 127

Fixing a broken window pane. How to replace a single pane in a double-hung sash.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 73

Tips on installing a window pane.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Apr 1964 (v.35#4) pg. 84

How to replace a broken pane of glass in a storm door with an acrylic panel.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1979 pg. 95

A look at places around the home where the use of safety-glazing materials is desirable, such as sliding doors, storm doors and shower enclosures.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1974 (v.30#2) pg. 58

How to replace a broken window pane like a professional.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 82

Replacing broken glass in aluminum frame storm windows.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1985 (v.41#2) pg. 82

Reglazing. Replace broken glass with a minimum of time, tools, and skills.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1993 (v.49#1) pg. 38