Windows film

Watch a snippet of our film. The full 26-minute version is available to purchase.

Windows film

This film traces the development of Windows over the last 500 years or so. It shows how, and why, styles have changed and explains how both timber and PVC windows are manufactured.

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Film details

Most windows in the UK are still made from wood; to reflect this the film describes forestry techniques and shows a modern saw-mill in operation. The film also identifies some of the ways in which windows can be built into modern cavity walls.

It includes information on:

  • window styles
  • timber conversion
  • making timber windows
  • plastic windows
  • glazing.


It is 26 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.

Copyright UWE, Bristol 1997, updated in 2006

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