No matter the level of skill one brings to the table, these courses provide a valuable way to increase knowledge and competency in historic wood window preservation.

School of Window Craft

The Total Window Makeover Series

window craft courses for all skill levels

Course Description

Week-long courses available throughout 2023 introducing window craft. This comprehensive curriculum covers the Mechanical Makeover, Sash Makeover and Frame Makeover. Students will learn the basics of how to professionally restore an historic double hung window in just five days.

Sign-up can be done through the City of San Antonio’s Historic Preservation Department at the link below.

Course Skill Level

This course is suitable for all skill levels, whether you’re new to woodworking, or a skilled craftsperson interested in learning the specialty of window restoration.

Course Schedule

Courses will take place over a week from Monday–Friday with eight different courses available for 2023, starting on the Mondays below. 


Apprenticeship Program

Long-Term Programs for Resident Artisans

This fascinating course provides an opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to professionally restore historic wood windows and create a successful career in the process. Participants learn how to identify and select appropriate materials, assess damage, repair existing fixtures, and craft new windows. Additionally, they will become familiar with regulations regarding window restoration, best practices for installation, design tips for improved energy efficiency, and business operations needed to sustain a fulfilling career in this field.

Complete the form below, and we’ll send you more information on what you can expect from a School of Window Craft apprenticeship.

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