I’ve been fortifying and refurbishing what remain of the original windows on a few-per-season plan. So we were working to remove the two front sashes, and the painted-fast upper sashes and parting beads were dogging us. When—voila, whoops—I got the right one loose. By ripping the meeting rail off from the rest of the sash. I’ll be able to reattach it, I think. But we decided to take a slower approach with the other sash.
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