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CULTUREDIVISION

WOOD WINDOW RESTORATION WORKSHOP

HOSTED BY THE CITY OF MISSISSAUGAS HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

WOODWINDOW RESTORATION

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WOOD WINDOW RESTORATION WORKSHOP


Date Saturday, September 22, 2012 Cost Free - courtesy of the City of Mississaugas Heritage Advisory Committee Time 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location Streetsville Kinsmen, Senior Citizens Centre, 327 Queen Street South, Streetsville, ON

Space is limited, so register early by contacting Elaine Eigl, Heritage Coordinator, at 905-615-3200 ext. 5070 or via email at heritageadvisory.committee@mississauga.ca. Registration closes on Friday, September 7, 2012 at which time any remaining spaces will be made available to non-residents of Mississauga. If you are not able to attend, please advise Elaine as soon as possible so that your space may be filled from the waiting list. The workshop will be led by Walter Furlan of Walter Furlan Restoration. Walters experience includes
B.A. in Social Sciences from McMaster University Built Heritage Conservator Diploma from Willowbank School of Restoration Arts A member of the Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee 25 years of fine joinery experience in furniture making

In his work, Walter implements the conservation principles outlined in Parks Canadas Standards and Guideline for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. By assessing the problems typically found in old wood windows, Walter has been able to successfully conserve wood windows at various sites which include:
Whitehern Historic House and Garden; The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology; and Auchmar Estate all located in Hamilton The Horticulture Building and the House of Commons both located in Ottawa Willowbank Estate and School of Restoration Art both located in Queenston

Walters goal at the workshop is to provide property owners with information about how to undertake minor repairs; to outline the benefits of restoration versus replacement; and to answer your questions. mississauga.ca/culture mississauga.ca/heritageplanning 905-615-3200, ext. 5070

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