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Introduction to Wooden Window Repair- Lecture- Torrington, CT

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Torrington Historical Society

192 Main Street

Torrington, CT 06790

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The Vermont-based Preservation Education Institute is bringing its popular program on Wooden Window Repair to Connecticut for a four-stop tour in May and June. Whether you are an owner, contractor, craftsperson, architect or someone who just loves old windows, join us for an informative program on the steps for historic wooden window repair.

This session provides an overview of how to restore historic wood windows authentically and safely. The learning objectives include the following:

ü Describe the process of wooden window restoration.

ü List steps to remove paint and glazing safely.

ü Hire and communicate with contractors and craftspeople to restore windows with confidence.

ü Use reference materials cited in the course for ongoing education and guidance.

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Sally Fishburn, President, SA Fishburn, Inc., Danville, VT. Sally Fishburn, owner of S.A. Fishburn, Inc. started her historic preservation career upon the completion of the North Bennet Street School’s Preservation Carpentry program in 1991.

For More information: The Preservation Education Institute, Historic Windsor, Inc. PO Box 21 Windsor, VT 05089-0021 peihwi@gmail.com 802 674-6752.

This course is approved for 2 AIA HSW Learning Units. The Preservation Education Institute is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System. This project is funded in part by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation and the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office.

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