New Protective Covering for the Stained Glass Windows at St. John's Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC
View of the existing windows with Lexan polycarbonate from outside
Another view of the existing windows on the outside
Close-up of an existing window from the outside with the screwed-on Lexan
Close-up of an existing window from the outside
Close-up of a window with the Lexan removed
Close-up of a existing transom from the outside
Existing opalescent glass window set into the existing wood frame from the inside. Note that the windows are straight and in good shape.
New 1/4" Lucite acrylic as protective covering. Note the almond color T-bar frame that was used to match the shape of the existing sashes.
Opalescent glass window with new 1/4" Lucite acrylic as the protective covering
Close-up showing the new painted wood frame, new 1/4" Lucite, and the almond color T-bar frame with stops.
Existing opalescent glass windows with new 1/4" Lucite acrylic on the exterior as the protective covering
Another exterior view of the new protective covering
View of an existing opalescent glass window from the inside
Close-up showing the quality of the lead and steel braces. Note they are still in good shape and not in need of repair. However, there are two pieces of broken glass in the bottom right hand corner. They could be replaced, but it may detract aestethically from the window if they are not matched well.