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The most frequent and simplest repair is to the glazing bar between the rabbets or rebates. By removing the damaged glazing bar and gluing a new glazing bar onto the back of the profile. Use exterior grade wood glue and tape to hold for several hours and you have a restored muntin. Definition of Muntin

Most rot and damage repairs to rails and stiles can be made with restoration epoxies such as Abatron rather than replacing. When the damage is too then component replacement is indicated.

OWR offers muntin, rails and stile stock molded to match your wood windows. Muntin profiles are made from straight grain Pine or Poplar. Muntin and rails are of of straight grain select pine. (other materials used on request). We have a number of period styles typical in New England and other parts of the country(see graphic) but can make custom custom cutters for a fee of $35 per profile. Muntin stock is $3.50 per foot with a minimum $20 order.

The stock will come milled as shown in the graphic below. You can cut to size and cope to mate with rail, stile or muntin. (How to repair videos) Tools needed is a coping saw with very fine blade. More teeth per inch the better.

How to measure for muntin stock:
    1. Measure the width of the muntin at the center.
    2. Measure the total thickness of the muntin. Should equal the thickness of the sash.
    3. Measure the height from the top of the profile to the rabbet.
    4. Or send me a sample of the muntin to be replaced.

For more information call 603-344-1024 or email me.

If you are looking for replacement grills or grids for double pane modern windows, do a search for window grids or grills. There are a number of companies that make to order.


Example of muntin bar repair.


Samples of Profiles: More styles

muntin profiles
While many appear similar there are lots of variations in height, width and depth. Best way to get a perfect match is to mail a sample to me. See contact page.