Technical Workshops

CPI Workshop Onsite at Saguache Hotel

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is thrilled to offer preservation workshops again. Recently in 2022, CPI partnered with A&M Renovations on April 1 to host a technical workshop on “Reconstructing by Deconstructing” at the Ludlow Massacre Memorial Site and Trinidad Miners Museum.

CPI is planning one more workshop for Fall 2022 – stay tuned!


Window Restoration Workshop

Saturday | June 4 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saguache Hotel, Saguache, Colorado
$50 member | $65 nonmember

Join the owner of the Saguache Hotel, Andy Hackbarth, and Window Preservation Alliance member Jon Sargant with Deep Roots Craftsmen, for a hands-on workshop on window repair and restoration.  The workshop will provide a look at some active window restoration work, providing insights and tips for those looking to learn tricks of the trade, and/or wondering where to start with their own historic windows. 

Attendees will learn about common pitfalls and best practices while being at one of Colorado’s Most Endangered Places, the Saguache Hotel.

– Lead safety measures
– Traditional best practices
– Re-glazing
– On-site finishes (paint/ shellac)

Sponsored by Deep Roots Craftsmen and Colorado Preservation, Inc.

Workshop Speakers:

Jon Sargent
Deep Roots Craftsmen

Andy Hackbarth
Saguache Hotel

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