About Walt White

Walt got his start in the Woodworking Industry as a teeneager - pushing a broom in a Commercial Cabinet Shop during summer vacation. This simple position allowed him to get his proverbial foot in the door and choose Cabinetmaking as a Career path in High School. With more than twenty years of combined experience as both a Cabinetmaker and Draftsman - Walt uses his experience to Engineer and Produce Millwork Shop Drawings.

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

Superior Shop Drawings Drafting Standards

When Steve and I first started Superior Shop Drawings, we envisioned a Millwork Shop Drawings Service that was attentive to the needs of all potential customers. This required an abundance of custom templates and standards that adapted to each and every customer. When our workload was light, this totally custom view on shop drawings worked [...]

By |2019-03-02T23:00:30-05:00March 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

How Much do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost?

One of the more common questions we receive here at Superior Shop Drawings is How Much do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost? Unfortunately, this isn't a cut and dry question that can be answered without a taking several variables into account. Are you hiring Overseas or using a Company based in the United States?How Complex are [...]

By |2020-03-25T08:19:55-04:00November 21st, 2018|Information|0 Comments

What are Millwork Shop Drawings?

Millwork Shop Drawings are a set of detailed plans that aide in the manufacturing of Architectural Millwork and Casework. Often times they are produced by the Millwork Supplier and are submitted to an Architect or Designer for approval - prior to fabrication. When a Millwork Shop is unable to provide a set of Shop Drawings [...]

By |2020-01-10T04:40:23-05:00November 14th, 2018|Information|0 Comments