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Old 01-27-2010, 12:38 AM   #1
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help with window stool

I recently decided to strip some wood paneling out of a bedroom and skimcoat the walls not realizing I was going to have to remove the window casing. Unfortunatly when I removed the window casing the stool or sill snapped right in half. The windows are replacement windows. If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it big time.Is there any way to remove the whole stool with out removing the window? I was going to try and drill pilot holes and nail it back on.


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Old 01-27-2010, 06:21 AM   #2
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just use glue and trim head screws to fix it. Patch the seam and cover the screw heads with putty, sand smooth, prime and paint.


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Or you can drill and install Miller dowels.
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Or you can drill and install Miller dowels.
Ditto on the Miller dowels
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Old 01-28-2010, 11:54 AM   #5
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...or, don't hack it together. Rip out the rest of it and pick up a piece of stool board from HD or wherever for like $2. The replacement window only sits against it, not on it, so it doesnt need to come out.
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