RIAI CPD on Repairing Sash Windows by Ken Russell, October 2021 (Reduced Price)

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  • Pre-recorded Online
RIAI Practice Member €13 | RIAI Member €15
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Event Information


The RIAI and the Heritage Contractors Register present a recording of the RIAI Conservation / Meet the Craftsman CPD Series: CPD on Repairing’s Sash Windows by Ken Russell. This lecture took place on 7 October 2021.

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.

This online CPD course is delivered via RIAI Digital Chalk.

  • Following receipt of your payment via MyRIAI you will receive an email from the RIAI CPD Division (9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday) providing your login details for RIAI Digital Chalk.
  • This online course will be accessible from your RIAI Digital Chalk account for 6 months from the date of completion.
  • The RIAI will send you a CPD certificate on completion of the online course.