Will 1 7/16" thick glass require a special rabbet size on borrowed light frames?

Yes. 1 7/16" thick glass but a special rabbet size is required. The size of rabbet required for the frames would depend on the size of the glazing bead being used.

  • For 1" wide glazing stops, a minimum 2 5/8" rabbet is required
  • For 3/4" wide glazing stops, a minimum 2 3/8" rabbet is required
  • For 5/8" wide glazing stops, a minimum 2 1/8" rabbet is required

When using standard rabbet size 1 15/16":

  • 1" wide glazing bead frame could support up to 3/4" thick glass
  • 5/8" glazing bead frame could support up to 1 1/8" thick glass

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