Making Wooden Storm Windows

Date and Time: 
March 2, 2018 - 8:00am - March 4, 2018 - 5:00pm America/Chicago
The Belvedere School for Hands-On Preservation, 521 Bird Street Hannibal, Missouri 63401









  Making Wooden Storm Windows is a fun and intense, three-day, hands-on   

 learning  experience. Students will how to make wooden storm windows. You   will be part of a team    

 building exterior storms for the windows in the  historic Lamb-Munger Mansion in the

 Central Park National  Historic District in  Hannibal, Mo.


  This is a tuition-based class with a limit of 10 students. You will be working side-

  by-side all three days in the shop with instructor Bob Yapp. Bob has been a

  woodworker and furniture designer/maker for 43 years.


  This will be an intense, learn-by-doing opportunity. You will learn why wood

  storms are important, how to measure an opening for a storm, how to grade/pick

  lumber, storm sash construction, glass/screen installation weather-stripping &

  installation techniques. We will be constructing two types of storm

  window sash:            


  1) Traditional wood storms with puttied glass.

  2) Combination wood   storm/screen sash with removable screen and glass from

       the inside of the property.


  At the end of the three days you will know from beginning to end, how to

  completely build both types of wooden storm windows. All students completing the class will

  receive a "Certificate of Completion".


  Homeowners, small contractors, preservation staff, preservation commission

  members, hp students and historic building owners will all benefit from this  

  hands-on, traditional training event. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up.


  Tuition for this three-day workshop is $400 and includes morning coffee/snacks,  

  beverages and lunch. Space is limited to ten students in each session and pre-

  registration is required to secure a spot in the class.


  Inexpensive motels as well as bed & breakfast inns are available for out of town 

  students. For more information or to pre-register call Bob Yapp, 217-474-6052 or

  email him, yapperman

March  2, 3 & 4, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily

521 Bird Street, Hannibal, Missouri 63401

Filed Under: