Millwork Drafting Standards

I recently wrote a Blog Post titled Millwork Drafting Fundamentals. The purpose of that particular article was to educate new drafters on how old Manual Drafting Techniques could be used in AutoCAD to reduce errors as they relate to Plans, Elevations, and Sections not matching one another. That post triggered a question that we feel [...]

By |2020-03-13T17:12:08-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Education|0 Comments

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

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

The Importance of Shop Drawings

In previous blogs, I have discussed the shop drawing process.  I've also dived into how to go about choosing the right shop drawing company.  The one thing I have yet to speak to is the importance of shop drawings.  We all know that millwork shop drawings are a set of detailed plans that aid in [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:10:16-05:00February 27th, 2020|Information|0 Comments

Millwork trends in the workplace that promotes productivity

Photo Credit cubicles.com Office space has evolved substantially over the past 20 years. Think about what your office looked like 20 years ago. Millwork trends were not a thought when it came to designing an office space. You probably had some sort of enclosed cubicle. Managers and higher-ups had separate offices that had closed doors. [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:07:58-05:00February 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Choosing the Perfect Countertop

Did you know that when you are remodeling your kitchen, 10-15% of your budget is typically spent on countertops?  When you think about all of the items you have to decide on (appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, and countertops), that's a pretty big chunk of your budget. Deciding on what to choose can be quite overwhelming.  [...]

By |2020-01-28T09:50:13-05:00January 28th, 2020|Education|0 Comments