Replacing a broken windowpane can be a very satisfying part of restoring an older window and will go a long way to making your home look its best. In this hands-on workshop from Boston Building Resources, you will learn how to remove old glazing putty, prepare the sash, and secure the new glass pane in place with points and fresh glazing. Participants should bring in a window sash to work on.
The kitchen is the heart of one’s home, and this two-part workshop from Boston Building Resources will cover everything you need to know to design a kitchen that fits your lifestyle. In Part 1 (September 21), we start with a basic floor plan and cover the many variables that must be considered: appliance standards, door and window openings, storage needs, budget, and more. In Part 2 (September 28), we examine cabinets and countertops—materials, styles, and price ranges. Participants may submit floor plans of their individual projects, and one will be chosen at random for examination in greater detail.
If you have taken the Table Saw Magic workshop from Boston Building Resources in the past, this class will take you to the next level. Learn to make box joints and compound tapers. You can also make a cross-cut jig for your own table saw.
Many homeowners think of a heating system as "the monster in the basement," but, in reality, heating systems are not as intimidating as they may seem. In this class from Boston Building Resources, we'll cover hot water, forced hot air, and steam systems. We'll also discuss ways to improve energy efficiency, review the cost-effectiveness of insulating pipes, and demonstrate how to do preventive maintenance and adjustments.
Is rotted wood plaguing your windowsills, sashes, porch decking, column bases, wood gutters, or siding? With Flex-Tec epoxy, you can repair these areas without replacing the wood. It remains resilient and flexible so it can expand and contract with the surrounding wood to stand the test of time. This hands-on workshop from Boston Building Resources will include how to handle, apply, and shape this product for use in a variety of applications.