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Former QCC Board Member Jerry Campbell Passes Away

By Rick Kogler, QCC Board Member   We are saddened to announce the passing of Jerry M. Campbell on Jan. 19, 2021.  Jerry was an accomplished architect for 55 years operating out of Baton Rouge, LA. He will be remembered for not only his design work, but more importantly for his historical renovation work.  Jerry was your “hands on” architect.  He was there with boots on during con (more...)

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QCC Chair Rosa Cheney Represents QCP on AWI Board of Directors

Rosa Cheney, who succeeded Zack Deas as QCC Chair, spoke with Quality Times about the opportunities for the Quality Certification Program (QCP) presented by her appointment to the AWI Board of Directors.  As of Jan. 1, she also succeeds Randy Estabrook as ex-officio AWI board member.  It is the first time in AWI history that an active member of the design community has been honored with th (more...)

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What Is Millwork? (And 5 Ways To Meet Industry Standards)

AWI Standards for millwork cover a wide range of technical details that woodworking professionals can comply with. These standards cover both the aesthetic and functional aspects of architectural millwork, and include both customized and common woodwork, from panels, window cases, and crown moldings, to custom kitchen cabinets and drafting and display counters. The term ‘millwork’ is sometimes (more...)

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What Does Wood Casework Mean In Interior Architectural Design?

The AWI Casework Standards are a set of best practices for the interior woodwork industry that can be followed by professional woodworkers, architects, and interior designers. These standards ensure customer satisfaction by delivering consistently high quality every step of the way, and using formalized testing requirements to ensure that a product will perform exactly as envisioned. What Is Wood (more...)

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What Is QCP Certification?

QCP certification is a woodworking project quality assurance certification that is administered by the Architectural Woodwork Institute’s Quality Certification Program (AWI-QCP).  Available to woodworkers, architects, and general contractors, QCP certification is focused on ensuring that a woodworking project complies with high quality standards and best industry practices.   QCP Certif (more...)

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Where To Find The AWI Standards For Woodworking Certification

The simple answer is that you can find all the AWI Standards documents online. But what do these standards cover, and how do they all fit together?    An Overview of the AWI Standards The Architectural Woodwork Institute has recently published their own set of standards. QCP recognizes these AWI sections when licensing woodworking firms and certifying projects that have specified QCP. AW (more...)

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Everything An Architect Needs To Know About Woodworking’s Quality Certification Program

As an architect, the benefits of adhering to AWI’s Quality Certification Program include building your business, consistently exceeding your clients’ expectations, and earning an outstanding reputation.  Better known simply as QCP, this quality program was developed by the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) in order to standardize the use of high-quality materials, best practices, and im (more...)

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QCP Rep Spotlight – Wayne Hintz, QCC Veteran

Architectural woodwork veteran of over 30 years Wayne Hintz ended his long-standing association with the AWI Quality Certification Program on Nov. 30 when he entered a leisurely phase of life envied by wannabe retirees. Since 2017 Wayne was a QCP Representative-at-large, conducting inspections in the field and educating QCP Licensees about non-conformance with AWI Standards that could impact their (more...)

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