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Architectural Woodwork Standards 1st Edition (2009)

Replaced the: AWI Quality Standards Illustrated 8th Edition Version 2.0 (2005)

Soft Cover: Member $12.50 Non-Member $125.00
Hardback: Member $18.50 Non-Member $185.00

The Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) is the guide for the specification, construction, and installation of interior architectural woodwork. This first edition of 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), effective October 1, 2009. Click here to view Table of Contents. Click here to view sample pages.

One AWS Soft Cover is included with each new membership. AWI members will be provided with new editions as they are published.

AWS Cabinet Fabrication Handbook 1st Edition (2009)
Member $5.00 Non-Member $40.00

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)
Member $5.00 Non-Member $40.00

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)
Member $10.00 Non-Member $100.00

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.

2013 Cost of Doing Business Survey and Compensation Study
Member $195.00 Non-Member $495.00

The Cost of Doing Business Survey and Compensation Study Report (CODBS) is one of the most valuable benefits provided to AWI members. This report summarizes information collected during an annual survey of AWI's more than 1,000 Manufacturing Members. Included in this reports is an extremely comprehensive source of business, financial and human capital benchmark data. Chart a course for financial and human capital performance by comparing the information within this report with your company's data. Report data is divided into nine regions across the United States.

A copy of this report is included with each new AWI Manufacturer Membership. Manufacturing Members that participate in the survey are provided with new editions as published.

2013 Membership Resource Directory
Member $10.00 Non-Member $25.00

The Membership Resource Directory is published annually. This comprehensive directory highlights each AWI Manufacturer and Supplier Member, complete with the products and services offered by each. The Directory is indexed to provide quick find sources and services. Click here to view the Table of Contents.

Each Manufacturer and Supplier is provided with new editions as published.

Design Solutions Magazine
One-Year Subscription $25.00

Published quarterly, this official journal of the Architectural Woodwork Institute showcases beautiful architectural woodwork manufactured by AWI members. In addition to fine craftsmanship and design, this high quality magazine offers detailed drawings of special features in each project being showcased. Design professionals can earn AIA-CES Learning units in each issue, which is a free service to all. Click here to view the electronic versions.

A complimentarily subscription is included with Manufacturer, Supplier and Affiliate Membership.

Disclaimer
The AWI Web site and written publications make certain information available regarding woodwork standards, including, but not limited to the Quality Standards Illustrated editions and the Architectural Woodwork Standards edition. This information is provided for member and visitor usage only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for use of a specific standard at any given time or project. In the event of any confusion or uncertainty regarding any woodwork standards contained in any specifications or bid documents, we recommend that you submit a Request for Information to the appropriate owner representative and/or consult with qualified architectural or legal professionals.

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