Stone reveal detail with Aluminium Windows
Information, help and advice on many architecture, self build and design problems and issues

2 posts   •   Page 1 of 1
jam11gee
Labourer
Labourer
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:29 pm

Stone reveal detail with Aluminium Windows

by jam11gee » Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:48 pm

A mason has just put me some new openings in on a conversion project. The reveals aren't flush as it's natural stone, approx 40mm difference I don't want a huge mastic joint at the side of my aluminium windows/doors.

What's the best method to resolve this? Chisel stone down to right size even though they're insitu? Or chop a channel from the inside so the window frame sits in that?

Any other options would be appreciated.

Cheers,
Attachments
4.jpg
3.jpg
2.jpg
1.jpg

stoneyboy
Project Manager
Project Manager
Posts: 6469
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:44 pm

Re: Stone reveal detail with Aluminium Windows

by stoneyboy » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:29 pm

Hi jam11gee
Suggest you use an angle grinder to cut out a channel the width of your frames and chisel out the centre part. Do a number of cuts down the channel to limit the force of chiselling needed. You may need to fit a narrow sub frame so you can get the windows in.
Regards S

2 posts   •   Page 1 of 1
It is currently Tue Jun 25, 2024 7:49 pm