The Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) is a definitive reference manual designed to simplify and clarify guidelines, information and principles required for fabrication, finishing and installation of architectural woodwork. It provides design professionals with a logical and facile means to comprehensively specify woodwork elements.

The AWS includes compliance criteria to ensure that all millwork manufacturers are competing equally when bidding on projects and they are obligated to perform work of equal quality. The AWS encompass three grades of quality: Economy, Custom and Premium.
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Speakers Bureau
The Architectural Woodwork Institute's Speaker Bureau is pleased to provide an opportunity for design professionals, woodworking firms, and other industry partners to host a variety of speakers who deliver current and relevant information on the standards and practices within the industry. AWI is a registered provider of AIA Continuing Education Learning Units. Click here for more information.