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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+00:00March 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+00:00February 2, 2016|News, Scholarships|0 Comments

WI adds items from Grass and Hafele to Acknowledged Product list

Woodwork Institute has added products from the following two Millwork Industry Partners to its list of Acknowledged Products. Grass hinges and drawer slide Woodwork Institute has recognized the following hinges and drawer slide from Grass America, Inc., as being in compliance with the Architectural Woodwork Standards’ minimum requirements: Grass Tiomos, Self-Close, Grade 2, 120° Opening [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:21+00:00January 26, 2016|Acknowledged Products|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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 5, 2015|News|0 Comments

Seminar on getting paid for construction projects

A workshop focusing on explaining and simplifying California collection remedies such as mechanic's liens and stop payment notices will be held in Sept. 3 in Long Beach. Designed for contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers, the discussion will teach you how to efficiently collect payment on construction projects, increase your profits, and avoid common mistakes and [...]

2018-04-09T13:16:24+00:00August 1, 2015|Seminar|0 Comments

Guide specifications available for architects

WI has posted several guide specifications online for the convenience of architects. The current guide specifications for architectural woodwork products are: Lab Casework Plastic Laminate Casework Wood Casework Wood and Plastic Laminate Casework Wood Doors Wood Trim The guide specs are provided as downloadable Microsoft Word documents and are available under menu item Architectural Resources, [...]

2015-07-15T20:40:22+00:00July 15, 2015|Guide Specs|0 Comments