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Window Preservation Technician

Old Window Revival - Houston, TX 3308 Garrow Street, Houston, TX, United States

Seeking individuals who are wanting to enter a *new* skilled trade and long-term employment opportunity in the Houston historic preservation scene. We offer specialized skills in bringing life and functionality back to windows built before 1950. We use preservation methods which take great care and consideration into prolonging the service life of historic architecture. The […]

Seeking Volunteers for High Knob Fire Tower, WV

High Knob Fire Tower, WV High Knob Trail, Brandywine, WV, United States

This is a HardCorps project, which will involve a higher degree of difficulty for participants. SESSION DATES: June 2-7 and June 9-14 PROJECT SUPERVISOR: Pete Specht CREW LEADER: Karina Burbank Rising atop the crest of Shenandoah Mountain is the High Knob Fire Tower, a one of kind stone-constructed lookout tower built in the 1930s that symbolizes a […]

Forest Lodge Restoration Volunteer

Forest Lodge, Wisconsin 22230 Garmisch Rd, Cable, WI, United States

Perhaps our longest continuing project to date, Forest Lodge is among our most popular volunteer opportunities, and with good reason. Early birds get the worm on this one, so don’t wait to register and we’ll see you on Lake Namakegon! It’s that time of year again when a returning cast of characters and a slew […]

Rehab Lab: Repairing and Restoring Old Windows

Hayes Window Restoration ​4439 Hiawatha Ave., Minneapolis, MN, United States

Do you have old wood windows in need of some TLC? Ready to practice window repair skills? Join the staff of Hayes Window Restoration for a hands-on outdoor workshop all about windows. They will explain common window issues and demonstrate basic repairs. This class will focus specifically on glazing, paint prep, and painting. You are […]

$30

Seeking Volunteers: Alder Ridge Cabin Restoration

Alder Ridge Lookout Cabin Morrison, CA, United States

We’re back with another opportunity to volunteer at Alder Ridge Lookout Cabin – a cherished relic perched atop the Sierra Nevada in the Eldorado National Forest, California, USA. SESSION DATES: June 16-21, June 23-28, and June 30 – July 5 Project Site Description and History: Nestled within the rugged terrain of Eldorado National Forest stands […]

Buckhorn Work Center Restoration – Seeking Volunteers

Buckhorn Work Center 32420 W Co Rd 44H, Bellvue, CO, United States

Behind one of Colorado’s popular watering holes lies the Buckhorn Work Center, a 1930s forestry compound still serving the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. SESSION DATES: June 23-28 and June 30 – July 5 LOCATION: Located approximately 45 minutes west of Fort Collins in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Project Site Description & History: The […]

Restoring Wood Windows Workshop

Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm 8778 Erie Canal Road, Croghan, NY, United States

One of preservationists’ most common cries is to ‘Save Wood Windows!’ Understanding how to implement vital maintenance and repair of wood windows conserves their functionality and helps preserve a building’s historic character. Join AARCH at Croghan’s Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm to learn how to repair, restore, and preserve wood windows with experienced window restoration specialist, Kurt Riegel. […]

$150 – $170

Window Sash Replication and Restoration Workshop

Historic Eastfield Village 104 Mud Pond Road, East Nassau, NY, United States

  Students will learn to restore early 19th C. wood window sashes with hand tools. Students will build a small 4-lite sash in order to fully understand the construction details of sashes. The workshop will move into repairing wood sashes and window frames, including assessing the damage and appropriate repairs, lead paint safety practices and […]

$450

Restore, Repair and Weatherize Wooden Windows Three-Day Workshop

Saylor House Kiwanis Park, 371 Dynasty Dr, Hagerstown, MD, United States

Join the Washington County Historical Trust to learn how to save, repair, restore and weatherproof old windows in a 3-day workshop. This 3-day session will cover everything you need to know to save, repair and maintain old windows, including making them weatherproof to eliminate drafts in the house. The second and third days will consist […]

$150

Sash Mechanics of Historic Windows Workshop

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford, PA, United States

The workshop will be held at the historic Millhafen Farm—the headquarters of Craftwork Training Center and LimeWorks.us— located at 3145 State Road, Telford, PA 18969. 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Old windows continue to be important to the mechanics of historic buildings as well as admirable architectural and woodworking achievements. A sash window or hung […]

$275

Sash Mechanics of Historic Windows Workshop

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford, PA, United States

Sash Mechanics of Historic Windows Special Offer: Call 215-536-1776 to register for both JOYN-01 & JOYN-02 at the reduced price of $775 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Old windows continue to be important to the mechanics of historic buildings as well as admirable architectural and woodworking achievements. A sash window or hung sash window is […]

$275

Restoring Historic Wood Windows and Doors – 2 Day Workshop

Craftwork Training Center 3145 State Road, Telford, PA, United States

The workshop will be held at the historic Millhafen Farm—the headquarters of Craftwork Training Center and LimeWorks.us—at 3145 State Road, Telford, PA 18969. 2 Days – 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (daily) As one of the few parts of a façade serving as both an interior and exterior feature, windows and doors are nearly always […]

$650