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Alpine Technical Workshops LLC

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Window & Door Workshops

Workshops on How to Make Tilt-Turn, Double Hung, Casement Windows, and Lift-Slide Doors

  1. Decide the window or door type you want to make or learn.
  2. Register for one of our workshops focusing on your window or door topic. If you don't see a workshop meeting your interest, contact us. We arrange our workshop agenda based on the interests.
  3. Let's chat about your background, machinery, tools, supplies, and experience, and confirm the workshop.
  4. Arrive the day before and depart the day after the workshop.
  5. We already have the hotel room block, and we can pick you up at the Montrose (MTJ) airport.
  6. Enjoy the hands-on workshop with small number of attendees. And enjoy Ridgway, Ouray, and even other activities in the area! Some enjoy a mini-vacation with their significant others, too.
  7. After the workshop, stay in touch on your projects.

Workshop topic and agenda can change, determined together with the interested and signed-up attendees.

At Alpine, we teach woodworkers from across the world how to build beautiful, high-performing windows and doors. Our original Euro Window & Door class is an in-depth, hands-on session which covers the skills and knowledge needed to build European-style Tilt & Turn windows and Lift & Slide doors. When not running Alpine sessions, instructor Joe Calhoon is a master joiner with over 30 years of experience crafting these styles. This workshop will get you comfortable and experienced with all aspects of building windows and doors, from machining and joinery to sourcing components, finishing and glazing, and understanding how to implement these processes at your shop.

This workshop's topics include if applicable, but are not limited to: stock making (lamination), making and layout of parts, finishing, storm-proofing, milling and joining frame parts, milling sash balances, installation of hardware, gaskets, threshold and glass. As with any Alpine workshop, the limited session sizes allow for the workshop topics to be custom adjusted to fit the group's needs and interests.

For more information on this workshop, we encourage you to contact us with your questions. We'd love to hear about your next project and help you find out if this class is right for you!

Please click below for our current workshop schedule/checklist or to register:

>> Alpine Workshop Schedule

>> Workshop Checklist

>> Register for the Mar 8-11 Door Workshop (Standby/Contact us)

>> Register for the May 3-6 Euro Tilt-Turn Window Workshop

>> See a complete list of workshops

>> Let's check out the Advanced Joinery Workshop

>> Register for any 2023 Alpine Workshops

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