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It has until now escaped me where a screen might fit into a secondhand window I recently framed into my abode.

Attached are a series of pictures showing the detail of the window around at the corners and middle bottom. There is a groove around the sides and top of the window outside both panels (rather than the usual one), but it seems thinner than any screens available. One side is fixed, so I only need to screen half the window width. I thought of trying to discern the manufacturer to reach out to them, but do not see this information on the unit.

Chance anyone recognizes this as being from a certain manufacturer or even the means to screen this properly? I wouldn't expect a window designed without the option of installing a screen, but could this be a possibility?

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Those types of screens suck. You need them to be within a 16th of an inch to fit.

There should be one side that is a smidge deeper than the other. They slide sideways, barely, then contort themselves into place and set on the stool at the bottom. I think. Hard to be sure with the dark frames and closeups.

That is one reason I stopped doing screens. Too many goofy styles and sizings on old windows.

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journeyman finish carpenter

would you recommend a more suitable forum or category?

I take it that despite being a professional, you don't have an answer to my original question.
As you are a finish carpenter, you possess a skill set that I can merely admire from afar.

We get a great deal of DIYers here, sometimes multiple times a day. It was just van honest question, no offense meant.
 

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As you are a finish carpenter, you possess a skill set that I can merely admire from afar.

We get a great deal of DIYers here, sometimes multiple times a day. It was just with thing van honest question, no offense meant.
And a lot of times first question out the gate is how to do this. Once a person become a part of the group here they tend to get more help with things.
 

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Agree on lots of old oddball windows, screens. I think vinyl has this generally correct.

As a practical matter, if you can't get the exact screen, Lowes u9 here sells a generic frame and hardware to custom make one. There would be 2 flat springs needed for the deep recess side of the frame. Those get depressed when you install and uninstall the screen frame. They keep it in the shallow recess.
 

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I even used a laser and thought I was dead on, minus play........had to recut 2 sides on everyone I did................I really hate making screens.
 
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