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WHAT DOES MUNTIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A muntin is a strip of wood or metal separating and holding panes of glass in a window. Muntins are also called "muntin bars", "glazing bars", or "sash bars". Muntins can be found in doors, windows and furniture, typically in western styles of architecture. Muntins divide a single window sash or casement into a grid system of small panes of glass, called "lights" or "lites". Windows with "true divided lights" make use of thin muntins, typically 1/2" to 7/8" wide in residential windows, positioned between individual panes of glass. In wooden windows, a fillet is cut into the outer edge of the muntin to "stop" the pane of glass in the opening, and putty or thin strips of wood or metal are then used to hold the glass in place. The inner sides of wooden muntins are typically milled to traditional profiles. In the U.S., the thickness of window muntins has varied historically, ranging from very slim muntins in 19th century Greek revival buildings to thick muntins in 17th and early 18th century buildings.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MUNTIN» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MUNTIN»
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Working Windows: A Guide to the Repair and Restoration of ...
You won't think so when you're first looking at this sorry excuse for a sash with its
rot and splinters and holes, but you'll be pleasantly surprised with the finished
product Muntins Muntins, also called muntin bars or sash bars, are the wood ...
A survey of muntin cross sections from windows of the last three centuries shows
the great variety of these tiny members. In general, muntins are thinner for sash
with more lights and also on mass-produced sash later than the end of the 19th ...
A Building History of Northern New England
Also popular during the Greek Revival period, as well as in buildings of a Gothic
character, is the Gothic muntin. Often assuming the profile of a rounded or
pointed arch, this simple muntin appeared in the late 1830s and persisted from
James L. Garvin, 2002
Muntins often decay when the outer glazing falls out, or thev're split MefcfuJci by
open latches on the lower sash. ecnroH 0*w~ Getting Ready To replace a
damaged or broken muntin, begin by removing the two panes of glass which
Basically, ^ there are two approaches to consider: 1) repairing limited damage
with epoxy wood fillers — that is, first sculpting the filler as best as possible to the
muntin profile, then completing the shaping with planes, files, and sandpaper, ...
MUNTIN (HORIZONTAL) MULLION (VERTICAL) STILE STICK-AND- COPE
JOINT MORTISE GLASS Groove for panel. END VIEW OF DOOR STILE Rabbet
for glass. END VIEW OF SASH FRAME STILE Mortise for muntin tenon. "Stick"
Google SketchUp Workshop
I extruded a muntin shape using the Push/Pull tool. Then I worked on the method
of connecting muntins to the rails and stiles. The result is shown in Figure 8.15, in
which the muntin end is fitted with a small tenon that fits into 1/8"-wide slotsin ...
Laurent Brixius, 2012
Wood Magazine: Router Tips, Jigs and Techniques
So, for our example, the rails were cut 15" long. Cut the sash bars and muntins %
" wide and calculate their lengths as you did the rails. (Plan to cut 1 !4"-long
tenons on both ends of the sash bar and muntins; you'll trim the muntin tenons
Cope-and-Stick Muntin-Cutting Fixture MUNTINS USED ON cope-and-stick
doors are small and delicate. They are often only 1" (25mm) wide and lA" (13mm)
thick. These small parts are easily shattered and split by cope-and- stick router
Danny Proulx, 2006
Traditional Furniture Projects
The desk on this music stand is a rectangular frame with one vertical muntin, to
which the ledge and hinge-block are joined. On this desk the frame is mitered
and splined, and the muntin is mortised and tenoned into it. You could also use a
Fine Woodworking, 1991
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MUNTIN»
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Former farmhouse at Marnhull with interconnecting bedrooms and a …
There is a drawing room with large stone fireplace, plank and muntin panelling and exposed timbers. The TV/book room has extensive fitted ... «Blackmore Vale Magazine, Jul 15»
Tower Insulating Glass Added to PPG's Authorized Manufacturing …
... than industry tolerances', special muntin patters and custom designed puddle lead tape with a 10 year warranty, IGCC ASM E2190 Certified.” ... «Glass Magazine, Jun 15»
Wright stuff in the Arizona desert (sorry 'bout the snakes)
... Wrightian it could pass for 1950: a generous roof overhang shades almost-floor-to-ceiling windows sporting multi-angled muntin bars; inside, ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
Scholar Claims Van Gogh Hid Secret Homage to Leonardo da …
... the art historian Bill Kloss—adds that a number of crosses feature in the painting, most crucially one formed by the muntin of a window above ... «artnet News, Mar 15»
Vincent Van Gogh May Have Hidden 'The Last Supper' Within One …
For "Cafe Terrace at Night," van Gogh included a similar cross above the central subject, as a singular horizontal muntin holds the panes of ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
Leatrice Eiseman on paint and color | Home Front
I generally prefer cool colors, and I plan to paint the original square muntin window trim at the front of the room in a (not tooooo bright) turquoise or teal. «Washington Post, Feb 15»
Someone knocked me out with a coconut: and other random shit that …
Descending on Byron Bay for five sweaty days of muntin' and grindin', the eclectic line up and thirsty crowd ensured an entertaining time. «Stoney Roads, Jan 15»
State historian explores Blue Hill architect's legacy
Shettleworth did single out the recent replacement of the criss-cross muntin windows over the entryway of the town hall with less ornamental ... «The Weekly Packet, Dec 14»
East Grand Rapids among few West Michigan schools to offer …
Fenton High School senior Conor Muntin, right, makes measurements for a lab assignment in Charles Miller'€™s chemistry class at Fenton ... «The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com, Oct 14»
E. Hill Turnock: The man who brought world class architecture to …
... bricks set in dark mortar; wide overhangs with brackets; limestone accents; casement windows with Muntin patterns and heavy wooden trim. «The Elkhart Truth, Sep 14»
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