by Dave Crosby
Geometric windows are great until
you need an extension jamb.
Then it can get complicated, unless
you’ve heard about Composite Vinyl
Jamb Extensions. Available for 2x4 or
2x6 construction, paintable, stainable,
tan or white to match the manufacturer’s
windows, they can be attached with
nails or screws like wood jamb extensions.
Contact: CertainTeed, 750 E. Swedesford Rd.,
Valley Forge, PA 19482; 800/233-8990; www.certainteed.com.
Using ten “super-bright white” light-emitting diodes,
this new flashlight will shine for over a month of continuous
use on three D-cell batteries, according to the
manufacturer. The Lightwave 4000 is said to be water
resistant and shockproof, with no filament bulbs to
break, and the LEDs are expected to