• Oct 07
  • 12.00pm - 1.30pm

RIAI Conservation / Meet the Craftsman CPD Series: Repairing Sash Windows by Ken Russell

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Thursday 07 October 2021
12.00pm - 1.30pm
RIAI Member €35 | RIAI Practice Member €30
1.5 Structured CPD Points

Event Information


The RIAI and the Heritage Contractors Register is delighted to present a monthly RIAI Conservation / Meet the Craftsman CPD Series. Ken Russell will give a live talk over Zoom platform on Repairing Sash Windows.

This webinar will be recorded for future delivery via RIAI DigitalChalk.

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to: explain the different styles and designs of early and later Georgian, Victorian and Regency windows; parts that make up box sash windows; how the sashes are jointed together; how to take apart sashes and boxes to repair; identifying different types of glass; how boxes are constructed and repaired in situ or removed and repaired; timber used; hanging sashes; mouldings; removing paint; modern additions (draught strips & double glazing).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course attendees should have a knowledge of; how to identify repairs needed; how to carry out repairs; different glass and how to identify; how boxes and sashes are made and constructed.


Ken Russell has been conserving, restoring and making box sash windows and old shop fronts for over 25 years. He is a listed craftsman with the Irish Georgian Society and Cork City and county council.

How to Join the Webinar

On receipt of payment, the CPD section will forward you the Zoom link and an access code to join the webinar, at the specified time and date. Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you. Before joining, be sure to check your systems requirements to avoid any connection issue.