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Preserve Arkansas Plans Hot Springs Window Workshop

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, June 22, 2017

LITTLE ROCK—Preserve Arkansas will host a window weatherization and repair workshop on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the John Lee Webb House at 403 Pleasant Street in Hot Springs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Respected preservationist Bob Yapp of Hannibal, Missouri-based Preservation Resources, Inc., will teach participants how to repair a double-hung, wood window unit from beginning to end. This intensive, learn-by-doing course includes instruction on safe paint removal, glazing putty repair, weather-stripping, sash reinstallation, and re-roping sash weights. The workshop also teaches students about historic window construction methods and the advantages of reusing historic windows.

The cost of the workshop is $25 for Preserve Arkansas members and $30 for non-members. A boxed lunch is included with your registration fee. Space is limited, so register today at https://preservearkansas.org/get-involved/wood-window-restoration-workshop/.

Work clothes and closed-toe shoes are required. Participants must agree to remain on-site for the duration of the workshop. Safety equipment will be provided. Eight hours of HSW continuing education credit will be available through the American Institute of Architects.

For more information about the window workshop, please contact Rachel Patton at 501-372-4757, [email protected], or visit www.PreserveArkansas.org. Preserve Arkansas is the statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to building stronger communities by reconnecting Arkansans to our heritage and empowering people to save and rehabilitate historic places.

 



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