GLOSSARY-G

 

GASKET.

A pliable, flexible continuous strip of material used to affect a watertight seal between the sash and frame of roof windows much like the seal around a refrigerator door.

 

GLAZING.

Glass or other material that is placed into a window or door sash, or the process of installing this material.

 

GLAZING BEAD.

(Glass stop / Wood stop / Sill bead) – A molding or stop placed around a window or door to cover the glass edge.

 

GLAZING CHANNEL.

A groove cut into the sash for the mounting of glass.

 

GLAZING COMPOUND.

A pliable substance applied between the window or door sash and the lights of glass to seal against the elements and sometimes to attach the glass to the sash.

 

GOTHIC-HEAD WINDOW.

Easy to clean. Gothic-head windows feature a grilled that makes them resemble a divided window pane.

 

GRAIN.

Natural pattern of growth in wood. Different species have differing grain characteristics. Grain is also naturally variable, one of the beauties of wood.

 

GRILLES.

See: Muntin.