How to use a glazier’s point for picture frames.

The glazier’s points should be pushed straight down into the wood by laying the edge of the knife against the glass.The points are not able to stick out at an angle.

The best way to avoid breaking the glass or the frame is to slide the knife along it.

How to use points.There are hidden helpers that hold glass in the window frame.When replacing a glass, glazier’s points are essential to proper installation and to the future stability of the window.The average homeowner can learn how to use them if they take care of them.

Remove old glass from the window frame.Start at the center of the panel.To loosen the glass at a time, use a wood chisel or a putty knife.

The glazier’s points are small metal triangles that hold the glass in the frame.Some came out when you took out the glazing, but others cling to their spots.

The wood needs to be removed with a knife.You can use pliers.