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.

Architectural Woodwork Standards, Edition 1, was adopted and published jointly as the successor, replacement, and latest edition to AWI/AWMAC’s Quality Standards Illustrated, and WI’s Manual of Millwork, effective Oct. 1, 2009.

The following excerpts 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.

Architects, designers, and specification writers may request a free copy by emailing info@woodinst.com.

Fabricators and installers of architectural millwork products who are interested in purchasing a copy may email info@woodinst.com.