Shop Drawings From a Photograph

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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 the work became monotonous. It felt like I spent weeks drawing one large run of Plastic Laminate Cabinets after another.

Don’t get me wrong – there were plenty of interesting Reception Desks and Built-Ins along the way but the bread and butter of the company … Read the rest

How Much do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost?

“How Much Do Millwork Shop Drawings Cost?” This is a common question that can be very difficult to answer. Any number of variables can cause pricing to swing one way or another.

For instance, the cost of a simple Plastic Laminate Base Cabinet can be minimal. A similar cabinet, in a residential setting, could be considerably more expensive if we were to detail a 5-Piece Doors and insert complex hardware.

At Superior Shop Drawings, we do not believe in providing blanket quotes that are vague and difficult to understand. Instead, we prefer to break out each room and outline exactly … Read the rest

What are Millwork Shop Drawings?

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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 in-house, they sometimes turn to a company such as Superior Shop Drawings.  We use our experience in the Wood Industry to produce a set of quality millwork shop drawings.

Depending on the application – Shop Drawings can begin from something as simple as … Read the rest