Re: Wiley Window
> > If you made them so they so that the sides wereI have a little trouble envisioning the usability of the WW, so this
> > closer to each other at the bottom than at the the top and the glass
> > trapezoidal in shape to fit, wouldn't this allow the glass to be
> > removed by lifting it only part-way up the frame, rather than all the
> > way up?
is a naive question: Would making the frame trapeziodal make it harder
to fit the wedges? Or harder to keep the wedges from falling out of
Do you have any detail photo's of the construction of your Wiley ports
that you could forward to me off line.
Harry W. James
welshman at ptialaska.net
Paul Lefebvre wrote:
>My Wiley ports are done but the windows are not, so I'm enjoying the
>discussion. I like this idea of incorporating the wedges into the window,
>and making the wedge by bending the window material over is a clever twist
>on that concept. I'll add one other thing that just came to mind along the
>same lines - seems you could leave a little extra strip of material along
>the top and perhaps bottom edge that can also be bent inward to provide
>stiffening, thereby eliminating the need for any kind of frame...