Our talented craftspeople never cease to impress. Our woodshop manager Dan Palmer recently completed and shipped out a set of impressive custom windows for a client in Oregon wine country. The windows will be set into existing space in the gable end of a log home designed to mirror the home’s roofline.
Initially the client requested the windows to be made of cedar, but Dan suggested using mahogany, a much more resilient wood that holds up better under the everyday strains of window use.
The windows consist of three pieces – a fixed trapezoidal top piece, an operable outswing sash, and a fixed square window.
Dan drew out the plans for the windows first:
Below the trapezoidal section is a square section.
The client initially asked for the windows to be push-out awning windows, but due to how high up they would be Dan suggested an easier-to-use alternative: crank hardware. Below are his drawings of the operable components.
Here is a short clip of Dan demonstrating the crank-out function:
Our in-house woodshop is always creating new and interesting pieces for our clients – from custom windows and doors to live edge dining tables. Learn more about our woodshop services here.Back to Field Notes