Woodwork Standards

 
Architectural Woodwork Standards 2nd Edition 
The Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) is the guide for the specification, construction, and installation of interior architectural woodwork. The AWS is a definitive reference manual designed to simplify and clarify guidelines, information and principles required for fabrication, and 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 Standards, as in both previous publications, encompass three grades of quality: Economy, Custom and Premium. The AWS also includes a comprehensive glossary of terms. Adopted and published jointly by Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI), the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), and the Woodwork Institute (WI). 
 
 


AWS Cabinet Fabrication Handbook 1st Edition (2009)
 
This handbook is a quick reference guide for the firms and individuals utilizing the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS), 1st Edition. This handbook only includes the General and Product portions of the AWS Section 10, and relevant portions of the Glossary. To simplify the presentation of information in this handbook, all reference numbers have been removed. All other details can be found within the AWS.





AWS Installation Handbook 1st Edition (2009) 
 
This handbook is a quick reference guide for the firms and individuals utilizing the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS), 1st Edition. The handbook includes AWS Section 2 — Care and Storage, Execution rules common and specific to Sections 6-12, Compliance rules common throughout Sections 6-12, and relevant portions of the Glossary. To simplify the presentation of information in this handbook, all reference numbers have been removed. All other details can be found within the AWS.



AWI Quality Standards Illustrated 8th Edition Version 2.0 (2005)
Has been replaced with: Architectural Woodwork Standards 1st Edition (2009) 
 
This is the final edition of the QSI which was replaced by the Architectural Woodwork Standards 1st Edition, on October 1, 2009. This 2005 publication includes over 685 pages of in-depth woodwork standards containing technical and design illustrations.
It also covers architectural woodwork from raw lumber and veneers all the way through factory finished and installed products. Click here to view the Table of Contents.