Old wood windows

Discover creative ways to repurpose old wood windows and give them a new life. Find inspiration to transform these vintage pieces into unique home decor and functional items.

Several weeks ago at pretty much the same time the mercury in the thermostat, like a migratory bird took that fateful wintertime dive to the south, I embarked on a type of endeavor that I always seem to be undertaking at inopportune weather periods. However, the project is one that I truly love as an old home owner. The project in question? Double hung window restoration and repair. My hope, as with the Plaster Repair series we recently wrapped, is for these window restoration posts to be…

Jamie Weflen
Stripping 90 years of paint: window frames back to bare wood | Rediscover

We're well into half of the house renovations. One joy has been stripping off 90 years worth of paint to reveal native wood timber window frames and sills. OK 'joy' may be something reserved for the finished result. Getting there takes hours upon hours of hard work. Still, if you are looking to achieve the same original bungalow qualities, we'd highly recommend you do.