How To Make A Window
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Woodworkers often find themselves doubling as the resident fixer-upper.As the go-to person who has the tools you'll often be asked to 'fix this' or 'build that' for the house.I recently did some window repair on my own house, and I must say that all of the things I've been learning about the craft helped me do a better job than I might have a few years ago.
Regardless of what you like to build, a few DIY skills for the home are nice to have and can win you a few brownie points in your household.Here are some instructions on how to make a window - perfect for a loft, small house or shed (excerpted from 'Building Small: Sustainable Designs for Tiny Houses & Backyard Buildings' by David & Jeanie Stiles).
How to Make a WindowA small window - for instance, a window in a loft - is not difficult to make.If you have a table saw, it can be done in less than half an hour.From an 8′ (1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″) piece of cedar or mahogany, cut two pieces 19-1/4″ long (stiles) and two pieces 18¼' long (rails).
Cut a 3/8″ x 5/8″ rabbet along the edge of each piece...