back cut window

Over the term break our windows had arrived, in the first week back we needed to back cut the windows so they would fit into the window slots and trim the sills down to size so that they will fit. Back cutting a window is when you remove a section from the sill that follows the architraves and the window frame, removing this section allows the window to fit flush into the slot. This process must be down very carefully using a handsaw. On the back wall the windows are very close together which means the sills would overlap if not cut to size, we had to cut the sills down so they would fit flush together revealing one big sill. We had to make sure that we cut the rght ends down so the windows would both open up from the outside not the inside.

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