Longtime Woodwork Institute CEO Rob Gustafson Retires

Kerry DePape, left, and Larry White, middle, both of the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada, present a plaque to Rob Gustafson, retiring CEO of the Woodwork Institute. Photo courtesy of Gary Sidhu. The Woodwork Institute congratulates Stanley “Rob” Gustafson, its longtime CEO, on his retirement after more than 20 years with [...]

2018-04-19T16:32:38+00:00 April 20, 2018|News, Woodwork Standards|Comments Off on Longtime Woodwork Institute CEO Rob Gustafson Retires

NAAWS now available in U.S. print edition

NAAWS is also still available as a free PDF. The new North American Architectural Woodwork Standard is now available in a colorful U.S. print edition for only $30. There have been more than 1,200 downloads of the PDF version of the new standard, and now a print edition is available. It has all the [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 October 6, 2016|News, Publication, Woodwork Standards|Comments Off on NAAWS now available in U.S. print edition

WI, AWMAC to develop new woodwork standard

Representatives of WI and AWMAC after the two organizations signed an agreement to develop a new woodwork standard. From left, Rob Gustafson, Clare Smith, Bruce Humphrey, Scott McVittie, Carlo DeFrancesco, Heather Zertuche, Larry White, Ray Cerulli, and Rudy Bardeck. The Woodwork Institute and the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada finalized an agreement [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 March 17, 2016|News, Woodwork Standards|0 Comments

WI Details: Standards, AIACC, and plans for the future

The Winter 2016 issue of your WI Affiliate newsletter — Details — is now available online. In this issue: Developing future North American standards for architectural woodwork Woodwork Institute stepping up promotion of Affiliate companies California architects endorse Woodwork Institute New Chair Ray Cerulli sees national growth for WI Bernhauer Foundation awards scholarships to future members [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 March 15, 2016|News, Publication|0 Comments

WI’s Bernhauer Foundation awards scholarships to future members of woodwork industry

The Woodwork Institute C.E. Bernhauer, Jr., Scholarship Foundation has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to each of two future members of the woodwork industry. As a high school senior, Caleb Harrison worked at Wood Works by the Lake, where he was one of three employees building custom furniture. He is a freshman at Upper Iowa University [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 February 2, 2016|News, Scholarships|0 Comments

New FSC Certification Benefit Available to WI Affiliates

Woodwork Institute is excited to announce a partnership with Sustainable Northwest to provide WI Affiliates streamlined, affordable FSC certification. Sustainable Northwest provides a unique group certification program. In its group program, member businesses see an FSC auditor less than once every five years. The arrangement relies on a group manager who provides annual on-site technical [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 January 21, 2016|Affiliate Benefit, News|0 Comments

WI honors Santa Barbara medical clinic project for architectural woodwork

The Woodwork Institute has honored Dennis Reeves, Inc., and Boulder Associates Architects with its Ralph B. McClure Craftsmanship Award and Bernard B. Barber, Jr., Award for Excellence for their work on the Sansum Clinic Foothill Medical Office Building in Santa Barbara. The McClure Craftsmanship Award honors exceptional craftsmanship and/or installation of architectural millwork by a [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00 January 14, 2016|Awards, News|0 Comments

Developing future North American standards for architectural woodwork

On August 15, 2014, the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) received official approval as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer of architectural woodwork standards. AWI pursued and achieved this status without notifying the Woodwork Institute or the other JSC standards partner, the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), while at the same [...]

2016-01-22T16:19:47+00:00 January 4, 2016|News|0 Comments

Woodwork Institute honors founders as first Fellows

The Woodwork Institute has inducted the inaugural class of honorees for its Fellowship Award. The inductees include those who founded and built the Institute as it is known today. The WI Fellowship Award was created to honor individuals for their lifetime of significant achievements and service to the woodworking industry. “Since we’re working on the [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:24+00:00 December 17, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

California architects endorse Woodwork Institute

Woodwork Institute is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architects California Council has endorsed the Woodwork Institute as “millwork specifier and certifier.” In its endorsement letter to Woodwork Institute, AIACC noted that it commends the Woodwork Institute for its “tremendous contributions to the design and construction industry.” The letter goes on to say [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:24+00:00 November 5, 2015|News|0 Comments