Shopmade shed windows

I am making a potting shed for my wife. As many of us know, these things must be cute instead of utilitarian. For me that means custom windows. They must be 6 or eight light in pairs. Window will be about 18-20" wide and about 36 or so tall. Anyone ever took on such a project? This does not have to be a fancy window like a double hung. More like a "wall of glass". A frame with the glass panes in it and to open the window you can just tilt it inside 6 or 8 inches and hold it with a chain. Any ideas how to do this? Making the "window" part of the window that is.
I have all the regular shop cast of characters. Hand and power tools, and a decent amount of ability to use them should I know how to start at least. Any websites or book dedicated to homemade windows? I checked my local Barnes and noble with no luck as well as my library. Thanks for any help.
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snipped-for-privacy@verizon.net wrote:

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Cope and stick construction is used for an actual lighted window. For a potting shed I'd make a simulated lighted window with just an overlay over the full pane to obtain the desired look. The overlay could be as simple as some half lapped slats.
-- Jack Novak Buffalo, NY - USA (Remove "SPAM" from email address to reply)
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I made 2 simple replacement windows by making the frames out of scraps butted together. Then I used 1/2" quarter-round moulding mitered inside to hold the plexiglas. Hope this helps. Joe
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snipped-for-privacy@verizon.net wrote:

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There's an article in a recent FWW showing a simplified way of making divided light transom windows...all required is to change the size to whatever you want.
I've built a large number of replacement windows for the barn...traditional cope and stick is simple w/ either the Whiteside or other combination router bits if you don't want the through tenon. CMT and Amana also make a set, I'm sure there are others as well.
Delta has quit making their line of 1/2" spindle shaper cutters entirely, unfortunately, which is the only place I know of to get the stub-shaft cutter required to make the relief cut in order to make the full tenon. As I have another set of sixteen to go, I'm thinking I'll get a custom one made to match the profile of the Whiteside router set...
But, for just one or two and if you're looking for simple, look for the FWW article--I'll see if I can find and post the particular issue...
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Duane Bozarth wrote: ...

Sorry, that was FHB, not FWW...
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Duane Bozarth wrote:

And, it was #165, Sept '04...
His technique used separate tack-on moulding on both sides for an interior window. For an exterior window I'd suggest standard glazing for the outside instead.
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You may want a plan "b" for opening the window. That much glass in the sun can get awfully hot inside of a shed.
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