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SDawes
Kitchen pass throug window, need advice on rebuilding the track system
SDawes

In the process of a major renovation to our Kitchen, we found a butlers pantry with a pass through window. We knew the window was there but the previous owners had removed all of the trim and tracking system and built a staircase in front of it. We have now removed that staircase, and would like to reconstruct the butlers pantry and the tracking system for the window, but are unsure as to how to do this, any help would be greatly appreciated. I have tried to attach photos, i am not sure they attached properly
SDawes

A. Spruce
Re: Kitchen pass throug window, need advice on rebuilding the track system
A. Spruce

To attach photos, you must upload them with a photo-host, then link them here. Facebook doesn't work.

HandyAndyInMtAiry
Re: Kitchen pass throug window, need advice on rebuilding the track system
HandyAndyInMtAiry

We have the same type of thing in our house, and we still use it. We have a simple wooden track that two doors slide on, and wooden rollers on the top. The upper and lower track, and wheels are made from boxwood. We put a little candle wax on the track now and again. The wheels are still in perfect condition. We use spray wax on them to clean them. That also makes them roll nicely. When we first moved into the house, I took the time to rebuild everything to ensure that it functions properly. It did not take much work, a couple days on a weekend I think.

Almost everything then was made of wood.

Handy Andy in Mt Airy

SDawes
Re: Kitchen pass throug window, need advice on rebuilding the track system
SDawes
HandyAndyInMtAiry wrote:

We have the same type of thing in our house, and we still use it. We have a simple wooden track that two doors slide on, and wooden rollers on the top. The upper and lower track, and wheels are made from boxwood. We put a little candle wax on the track now and again. The wheels are still in perfect condition. We use spray wax on them to clean them. That also makes them roll nicely. When we first moved into the house, I took the time to rebuild everything to ensure that it functions properly. It did not take much work, a couple days on a weekend I think.

Almost everything then was made of wood.

Handy Andy in Mt Airy

thank you Andy! we could tell that everything was made of wood, just unsure as to how to rebuild the tracking, this will be most helpful!

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