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Restoring Window Sashes

Yes, they're worth fixing. Those old windows were built better (and from better wood) than anything you can buy today.

A restoration carpenter argues that old windows are often worth saving, then provides detailed instructions for stripping, repairing, painting, and glazing the sashes. A sidebar offers tips for removing old sash.

From Fine Homebuilding161 , pp. 84-89