Restoration NOT Replacement

44R Elm Street
Amesbury, MA 01913


We’re meeting in person and we’re excited to see you!


Plan to join us in Maine on October 7-9.
Full details are posted on our event website as they become available.

Keynote Speaker: Scott Hanson, author of Restoring Your Historic House

The Annual Meeting features two full days of workshops, hands-on learning opportunities, and directed discussion sessions. On Saturday evening we’ll gather for a real Maine lobster bake with a bonus auction to benefit a worthy cause. 

There will be vendors on hand to show you window restoration specific products. Before the Annual Meeting, window restoration shops in the New England region will be open for tours. 

The WPA is now an approved Continuing Education Provider of the AIA! 

Old House & Barn Expo

Presented by the NH Preservation Alliance March 21-22, 2020Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Over 60 exhibitors and demonstrators at the Old House & Barn Expo. Continue Reading

Applied History: Stop the Draft!

Applied History: Stop the Draft!

Hosted by Matthew Blanchette, Licensed Realtor and Window Woman of New England Original windows are always blamed for being drafty, for rattling and for not being energy efficient. But the answer is not replacement windows – it’s weather stripping! In this workshop, we will discuss different types of weather-strip material, where to place it, and… Continue Reading



Open House and Sash Revival May 16th, 2020. We are once again opening the workshop doors so you can see what goes on behind the scenes, meet the crew, nosh on some yummy food, watch demonstrations, and learn more about the art of window restoration. What is a Sash Revival? You bring your window sash… Continue Reading

A Front Stop of a Different Era

We are restoring the windows at Hamilton Hall in Salem, MA. From their website ( Hamilton Hall in Salem is widely recognized as one of the most important Federal buildings in America. It was designed in 1805 by the famous architect and master woodcarver, Samuel McIntire, and has been in use as an assembly hall… Continue Reading