Casement windows on the cheap

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Casement windows on the cheap

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Post by jfc » Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:09 pm

and made out of champions finest hardwood Meranti /Luan :D

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Post by davidpidge » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:05 pm

They specifically ordered lengths of domino. Why not make their own in matching timber if they've got a thicknesser and router table? Shouldn't use beech dominoes for exterior work.

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Post by Leveller2911 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:17 pm

Made me laugh when they claimed a Domino joint was stronger than a traditional Mortice and tenon.

Thing is the channel often bangs on about "Cowboy" workmen and yet you have a couple of builders bodging out casement sashes with a f**king domino and they think thats fine... That said I can't wait for the next installment where they glaze them..

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Post by Meccarroll » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:23 pm

It's quite surprising what you can do with a router, PU glue and wood filler.



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Post by woodsmith » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:00 am

In my house one of the windows was obviously cocked up when they made it because they cut the tenon off and then just glued the opening light together. It lasted over 10 years and I only found out when I had to replace the glass and it fell apart so I should imagine these windows will last as long as any. Should have made their own dominos though rather than beech ones especially as they show at the edge.
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Post by Meccarroll » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:04 am

woodsmith wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:00 am
I should imagine these windows will last as long as any.
And they may well do, but it was the comical side of things that tickled me.

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Post by woodsmith » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:27 am

It's good to see that others c*ck things up even when they have devised a foolproof system. I thought it was just me!
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Post by thatsnotafestool » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:55 pm

c*ck up's my second name.

At least that's what my floozy tells me :lol:
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