Preservation Group Offering Workshop On Historic Wood Window Restoration.

The Tulsa Preservation Commission, in cooperation with the Brady Heights Neighborhood Association, will offer three half-day, hands-on wood window workshops Sept. 11-12. Master Carpenter Bob Yapp, former host of the syndicated radio show “The House Doctor,” will teach the workshops.

The classes will teach the basics of historic wood window restoration in the Brady Heights District. Workshop times are: Friday, Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. to noon; Friday, Sept. 11, from 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Cost for the workshop is $10 per person. Refreshments and materials will be provided. Because space is limited, those interested in the workshop should register promptly. Workshops will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration forms are available through the Tulsa Preservation Commission web site, For more information, contact Amanda DeCort of the City of Tulsa Planning Department, 576-5669, or

Yapp also will give the keynote address, “Preservation Doesn’t Cost – It Pays!” at the Tulsa Preservation Commission’s Preservation Open House on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Parish Church of St. Jerome, 205 W. King St. (northwest corner of Cheyenne Avenue and King Street, Brady Heights Historic District). The 2009 Preservation Awards also will be announced at this free event open to the public.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2009 )