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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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Eight-sided view. Making a template and installing a small octagonal window in a blank wall.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 2000 (v.23#10) pg. 43

The best way to install windows. Keep your new windows level and square for a first-rate job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #305 Feb 1990 (v.40#2) pg. 23

A summary of precautions to take to prevent structural damage when enlarging a window opening.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 10

Trouble-free window installation. How to order the right size window, remove the old one and install the new window so it's weathertight.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 80

Big windows. How to select, position and install tall replacement windows to help bring the outdoors closer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #401 Sep 1999 (v.49#8) pg. 52

Simple crossbars (screwed to the outside wall) allow one person to install, level, and shim a window assembly.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #85 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 32

Basic construction of an oriel (a large window built out from a wall and resting on brackets or corbels).
HOME MECHANIX #776 Jun 1993 (v.89) pg. 94

Replacing windows. A do-it-yourselfer's guide to removing the old and installing the new.
HOME MECHANIX #782 Feb 1994 (v.90) pg. 56

Installing an egress window for a basement bedroom.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1998 (v.175#6) pg. 126

Window replacement. How to remove an existing exterior window and frame, enlarge the opening as required, and install a replacement.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1999 (v.176#3) pg. 94

Tip shows how to add blocking above and to each side of framed window openings for attaching window treatments.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #818 Sep 1997 (v.93) pg. 29

Installing replacement windows (both frameless and framed windows). Accompanying article looks at selecting windows and doors.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1995 (v.51#4) pg. 40

Replacing a double-hung window with a replacement unit.
WORKBENCH Aug 1997 (v.53#4) pg. 22