About Walt White

Walt got his start in the Woodworking Industry as a teenager - pushing a broom in a Commercial Cabinet Shop. This simple position lead to choosing Cabinetmaking as a Career Path in High School. With more than twenty years of combined experience as both a Cabinetmaker and Draftsman - he now uses his skills to Engineer and Produce Millwork Shop Drawings.

Learn to Read Architectural Drawings

In the fields of Architectural Millwork and Custom Kitchen & Bath Design, there is one critical skill that everyone should have - being able to Read and Understand Architectural Drawings. The purpose of this article isn't to make you a Blueprint Wizard - instead, we want to teach you the basics. After you finish reading [...]

By |2020-01-06T10:46:43-05:00January 6th, 2020|Education|0 Comments

Creating Quality Shop Drawings

Over the past few months, Stephen and I have been making an effort to produce Blog Content that does a good job of anticipating and answering questions from Potential Superior Shop Drawings Customers. In this article, we want to go beyond the basic questions - such as How Much do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost? and [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:27:14-05:00June 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Expanding our Woodworking Plans Store

When Steve and I started Superior Shop Drawings, we knew that business was going to be slow until we began to establish ourselves as a viable source for Quality Shop Drawings. In an effort to fill some of this initial downtime, I thought it would be a good idea to produce Shop Drawings for the [...]

By |2019-04-21T21:17:13-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Woodworking|0 Comments

How Long Does it take to Produce Shop Drawings

When Steve and I receive a Request for a Quote, it is usually followed by two questions that are absolutely critical to being awarded the project. The first, and probably most important, is How Much do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost? The second, and equally important, is How Long does it take to Produce Shop Drawings? [...]

By |2019-07-05T18:58:42-04:00May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Shop Drawings From a Photograph

Before starting Superior Shop Drawings, I spent over a decade drafting Commercial Casework for an Architectural Millwork Company here in Pennsylvania. The company I worked for treated me well and I genuinely enjoyed working there. The one downside to being with that particular company for so long was that there were stretches of time where [...]

By |2019-04-21T00:28:54-04:00May 9th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

Creating Casework Shop Drawings

When it comes to Millwork Shop Drawings, at Superior Shop Drawings we receive quote requests that fall into two basic categories - Residential and Commercial. Residential Cabinets and Commercial Casework require a different approach to complete and while both are worth discussing, we would like to focus on the Commercial end for the purpose of [...]

By |2019-05-02T10:02:52-04:00May 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Using Tech to Improve Shop Drawings

A couple of years ago, I worked as a Draftsman for an Arichtectural Millwork company here in Pennsylvania. We focused primarily on Commercial Casework and had a decent system for Creating Quality Shop Drawings. The process started on paper. Our Estimating Department would print off Architectural Drawings on either 24x36 or 30x42 sheets. Those drawings [...]

By |2019-07-05T19:02:54-04:00April 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

What are As-Built Shop Drawings?

When it comes to Millwork Shop Drawings, there are generally two common types - Submittal Drawings and As-Built Drawings. The difference between the two types is typically where they fall in the project schedule and information provided during a visit to the job site. Submittal Drawings Submittal Shop Drawings are normally completed prior to framing [...]

By |2019-07-05T19:04:21-04:00April 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments