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New Conformance Validation Procedure

New Conformance Validation Procedure Resulting from the New ANSI / AWI Wood Casework Standard The Architectural Woodwork institute has released the ANSI / AWI 0641-2019--Architectural Wood Casework Standard, which became effective for PROJECTS BID after June 1, 2020 that call for the AWS current edition. What QCP licensed firms need to know about the new standard is the requirement for all (more...)

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AWI Releases Next Generation Architectural Wood Casework Standard

With the release last month of the ANSI / AWI 0641-2019—Architectural Wood Casework Standard, the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) opened the door for innovation and cost saving opportunities.  ANSI / AWI 0641 took effect June 1, 2020, and succeeds, replaces, and supplants Section 10 of the Architectural Woodwork Standards, Edition 2 (2014) as the most current version of the AWI Stan (more...)

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What Do the Architectural Woodwork Standards Mean For Architects?

The Architectural Woodwork Standards were created by the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI), the Woodwork Institute (WI), and the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers’ Association of Canada (AWMAC) in 2009. They contain the best practices, measures, and compliance criteria for woodworking firms - and in turn architects, and general contractors. The standards are a well-respected and well-fo (more...)

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Best Practices for Installing Wood Veneers

For those of you who are starting off as professional woodworkers, fabricating and installing wood veneers is likely something that you’ll start to experience more and more so it’s important to understand best practice. You probably already have formal training, but experience matters and of course there’s always room for improvement! Learning from colleagues who’ve been doing it for a lon (more...)

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Why Use Wood Veneer

Find out why wood veneer can be the best alternative to hardwood, practical considerations, how to match and apply veneer, and the different grades.

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What Is Wood Veneer?

Wood veneer is thin slices of wood that are glued to flat panels such as doors, cabinets, and walls. Find out more about wood veneer's history, benefits & more.

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