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Flynn Do-It-Best tips: How to replace a window pane

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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:27 pm

• Pull glass pieces out of the sash, gently remove small glass fragments. Make sure to wear work gloves.

• Using a putty knife, pry the glazing compound out of sash.

• Using long nose pliers, gently pull out glazier points. Then smooth with sandpaper.

• Brush the sash channel with linseed oil to prepare it for glazing compound.

• Shape and press a thin bed of glazing compound in the sash.

• Use caution when placing glass pane in bed of glazing compound in the sash channel.

• Press glazier’s points with a putty knife halfway into the sash and snug against glass 4 to 6 inches apart.

• Press glazing compound into the sash along each edge of the glass, beveling it at a 45° angle and covering glazer’s points

• With the wet blade of a putty knife, smooth and shape glazing compound.

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