This edition represents three years of collaborative work by the Woodwork Institute, Architectural Woodwork Institute, and Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada. This edition was been adopted and published jointly effective Oct. 1, 2014, through June 30, 2016, as the successor, replacement, and latest edition to Architectural Woodwork Standards.
If specifications call for Architectural Woodwork Standards, Edition 2 will apply to all jobs bid on or after the Oct. 1, 2014, effective date. For jobs bid from Oct. 1, 2009, through Sept. 30, 2014, the AWS, Edition 1, will apply. If you have any questions, please call the Woodwork Institute Office at 916-372-9943.
The excerpts below are offered as a comprehensive summary with the general information aspects being included in their entirety. Specific grade rules are are available within the hard copy.
- User Guide
- Section 1 Submittals
- Section 2 Care and Storage
- Section 3 Lumber
- Section 4 Sheet Products
- Section 5 Finishing
- Section 6 Interior and Exterior Millwork
- Section 7 Stairwork and Rails
- Section 8 Wall Surfacing
- Section 9 Doors
- Section 10 Casework
- Section 11 Countertops
- Section 12 Historic Restoration Work
- Design Ideas