Knowing When to Submit an RFI for Millwork

Have you ever been working on a Commercial Millwork Project and come across something that wasn't going to work out as planned? Maybe you were laying out a Reception Desk and an obstruction was overlooked - creating a problem with the design. Maybe you were laying out a bank of Base Cabinets and the plumbing [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:51:51-04:00May 18th, 2020|Education|0 Comments

Understanding a Millwork Scope of Work

A few. months before I completed School to earn my Associates Degree in Architectural Drafting and Design - I was presented with the opportunity to take on the role of Draftsman at an Architectural Millwork Company. Up until this point, I had been working in the Shop and was excited about this new position in [...]

By |2020-03-18T09:25:42-04:00May 15th, 2020|Education|0 Comments

Creating Curved Millwork Panels

As Drafters and Cabinetmakers, we tend to obsess over straight lines and square corners. After all, it’s what we were taught when learning the trade. What if things were deliberately not straight- like a Curved Millwork Panel along the face of a Reception Desk? In this article we’re going to take away some of the [...]

By |2020-05-13T14:54:19-04:00May 13th, 2020|Education|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning Series: The importance of cleaning your cabinets

Can you believe spring is here?  It’s time to open the windows and get the germs out of the house!  If you’re anything like me, I do a deep clean every spring at home and at the office.  There’s no better feeling than a nice clean working area.  I usually set aside an entire weekend [...]

By |2020-04-21T17:36:44-04:00May 4th, 2020|Education|0 Comments

How to Create a Millwork Finish Schedule

Before I started working in the engineering side of Architectural Millwork and Custom Cabinets - I worked out on the shop floor. Early in my career, I spent about five years working for a company that dealt almost exclusively in Commercial Casework. I spent the bulk of my time pulling Plastic Laminate from Job Bins [...]

By |2020-04-22T12:22:56-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Education|0 Comments

Designing an Eyebrow Cabinet Door

Back when I was in High School, I was fortunate enough to be involved in a Vocational Cabinetmaking Program that took part in Student Built Homes. These homes were designed and built with the understanding that students would gain hands on experience in their respective trades. My Cabinetmaking Instructor was, for lack of a better [...]

By |2020-04-08T12:05:29-04:00April 8th, 2020|Education|0 Comments