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Marketing Advice for Woodworking Firms: an Interview with Marketing Expert Brandee Johnson

In our most recent podcast, Randy Estabrook, Director of AWI-QCP, sits down with Brandee Johnson, founder and CEO of LimeLight Marketing, to discuss the ins and outs of marketing and what it means for woodworking firms. Continue reading to learn how you as a woodworking firm can identify and reach target consumers, the kinds of content you should be producing, and how you can leverage your QCP li (more...)

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The AWI Standards from an Aerospace Engineer’s Perspective: an Interview With Ken Kueny

In our most recent podcast, our very own QCP Director of Inspections, Greg Parham, spoke with Ken Kueny, owner of Karn Custom Woodwork Inc., about his thoughts on the AWI Standards and the Quality Certification Program.  Continue reading to hear about how the Standards aided Ken’s transition from working in the aerospace industry to running a successful woodworking business, or listen to the p (more...)

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The Architectural Woodwork Institute’s New Woodwork Standards

In this article, we discuss AWI’s new versions of some of the Architectural Woodwork Standards, and how the changes will affect woodworkers and architects.  You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   A brief history of the AWS Firstly, it’s important to understand the Architectural Woodwork Standards. The AWS fi (more...)

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Meet Your QCP Team – Roxanne Accetta, QCC Coordinator

In many cases, Roxanne is the first person you’ll talk to if you call us at QCP. She helps woodworking firms go through the QCP licensing process, and supports construction professionals in getting their projects QCP-certified. Roxanne sets our first impression, and she gets great comments and positive feedback. You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Dire (more...)

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INTERVIEW: Understanding The Different QCP Licenses

Did you know that woodworkers can apply for around 35 different QCP licenses? We talked to Greg Parham, Director of Inspections here at AWI-QCP, who explains what the licenses are and how they’re different.  You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   AWI-QCP: Hi, Greg! It’s good to catch up with you. Before w (more...)

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Meet Your QCP Team – Rosa Cheney, Architect & Specifier

We’re delighted to introduce you to Rosa Cheney, principal of Rosa D Cheney, AIA, PLLC. Rosa provides professional technical, specifications, and sustainability consulting services out of Arlington, VA. We recently talked to Rosa about how she became an architect and how she came to be involved with AWI-QCP.   You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive (more...)

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A Chat with Zach Deas, Millwork Owner and Chair of AWI-QCP

We recently spoke to Zach Deas, owner of Deas Millwork in Semmes, AL, and current chair of AWI-QCP’s board of directors, about the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) and the updates AWI is currently making to some of the standards. You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   Changes to the Architectural Woodw (more...)

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What is AWI-QCP and How Does It Work?

Woodworkers and architects new to AWI-QCP often ask us about our origins and how we work - so here’s your complete guide! You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   What is AWI-QCP? We can actually expand this into two separate questions: what is the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) and what is the Quali (more...)

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