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Woodwork Talk with AWI-QCP

Woodwork Talk with AWI-QCP

By Architectural Woodwork Institute - QCP

Discussing all things AWI's Quality Certification Program (QCP) - THE industry standard in quality assurance for interior architectural woodwork.

If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat.

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Diving Into ANSI/AWI 1236 – Countertops
Diving Into ANSI/AWI 1236 – Countertops
In this podcast, Jeff Brown, Director of Education at AWI, talks with Hunter Morrison, Technical Director at AWI, about the woodworking standard ANSI/AWI 1236 – Countertops. Listen in as Hunter clarifies the scope of 1236, its structural and aesthetic requirements, and how you can use the standard to deliver superior woodwork. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to help.
21:19
October 19, 2022
Exploring the Supportive AWI Standards
Exploring the Supportive AWI Standards
In this podcast, Jeff Brown, Director of Education at AWI, chats with Hunter Morrison, Technical Director at AWI, about the three architectural woodworking standards that underpin the AWI Standards. These are AWI 200 – Care and Storage, AWI 300 – Materials, and ANSI/AWI 0620 – Finish Carpentry/Installation. Listen in as we discuss what these standards are, how they interact with other AWI Standards, and how they affect the woodworking industry. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI/QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat.
23:45
October 19, 2022
Exploring ANSI/AWI 0641 – Architectural Wood Casework
Exploring ANSI/AWI 0641 – Architectural Wood Casework
In this podcast, Jeff Brown, Director of Education at AWI, chats with Hunter Morrison, Technical Director at AWI, about the woodworking standard ANSI/AWI 0641 – Architectural Wood Casework. Along with ANSI/AWI 1232 – Manufactured Wood Casework, ANSI/AWI 0641 has supplanted AWS Section 10 – Casework. Hunter explains what’s covered in the new standard, how it differs from AWS Section 10, and how 0641 helps architects and woodworkers deliver outstanding architectural wood cabinetry. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI/QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat.
15:57
October 14, 2022
ANSI/AWI 0400 – Factory Finishing
ANSI/AWI 0400 – Factory Finishing
In this podcast, Jeff Brown, Director of Education at AWI, meets with Hunter Morrison, Technical Director at AWI, to explore the woodworking standard ANSI/AWI 0400 – Factory Finishing. Join us as we discuss the 13 finishing technologies included in ANSI/AWI 400, and find out the rules for choosing and applying the ideal finish for your woodworking project. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI/QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to help.
19:53
October 13, 2022
ANSI/AWI 1232 – Manufactured Wood Casework
ANSI/AWI 1232 – Manufactured Wood Casework
In this podcast, Jeff Brown, Director of Education at AWI, sits down with Hunter Morrison, Technical Director at AWI, to discuss the woodworking standard ANSI/AWI 1232 – Manufactured Wood Casework. Along with ANSI/AWI 0641 – Architectural Wood Casework, ANSI/AWI 1232 has supplanted AWS Section 10 – Casework. Hunter outlines what the new standard covers, how it differs from AWS Section 10, and how 1232 ensures high-quality casework for woodworkers and architects. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI/QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to help.
20:20
October 13, 2022
Planning for the ANSI/AWI 0641 with Keith Barrett
Planning for the ANSI/AWI 0641 with Keith Barrett
In this podcast, Greg Parham, VP of Compliance with AWI, sits down with QCP Director of Inspections, Keith Barrett, to discuss how woodworkers can plan for the ANSI/AWI 0641 architectural wood casework standard. Here, you’ll find out how the standard affects you, how to plan for it, and why it’s in your best interest to do so. Greg and Keith also cover available resources for AWI-members and non-members alike, as well as options for free testing and shipping. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
11:10
March 07, 2022
Meet Your QCP Team: George Dudley, QCP Project Coordinator
Meet Your QCP Team: George Dudley, QCP Project Coordinator
In this podcast, Greg Parham, VP of Compliance with AWI, chats with QCP Project Coordinator, George Dudley, about his role at QCP and how he helps companies through the licensing and certification process. Join us as George explains what the job of a QCP project coordinator entails, when people are most likely to engage him, and what the biggest obstacles are that companies face. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
08:10
March 07, 2022
Meet Your QCP Team: The Keith Barrett
Meet Your QCP Team: The Keith Barrett
In this podcast, Greg Parham, VP of Compliance with AWI, speaks with Keith Barret, our new QCP Director of Inspections, about all things QCP. We hear about Keith’s journey to becoming a QCP staff member and what he most enjoys most about is role. We also learn what Keith thinks are the biggest changes and challenges of QCP, as well as what value it brings to owners and architects. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
09:38
March 07, 2022
Leveraging Your QCP License: An Interview With Mike Sarno
Leveraging Your QCP License: An Interview With Mike Sarno
In this podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for AWI’s Quality Control Program (QCP), speaks with Mike Sarno, owner of Mass Cabinets Inc., about the power of leveraging your QCP license. We hear about Mike’s experience with QCP, the process of registering and bidding on a project, and how you can leverage your QCP license to bring value to your clients. We also talk about how non-licensed woodworking firms have the opportunity to earn their license while working on a QCP project, as well as how AWI helps licensees during project bids. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
15:08
October 06, 2021
ANSI/AWI 0641 Casework | Part 1 Free casework performance testing with AWI
ANSI/AWI 0641 Casework | Part 1 Free casework performance testing with AWI
In this podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for the Quality Control Program, speaks with Doug Hague, Executive Vice President of AWS, regarding the recent announcement of free casework testing options for AWI members. Doug explains how the new ANSI AWI 0641 casework standard came about, why it’s important, and what the free testing element means for AWI members. You’ll learn what testing options are available to you, how the testing process works, and how you’ll be able to make the most of this opportunity. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
33:12
September 07, 2021
Clearing the Air On QCP Project Fees: An Interview with Roxanne Accetta
Clearing the Air On QCP Project Fees: An Interview with Roxanne Accetta
In this podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for the Quality Control Program, speaks with Roxanne Accetta, QCC Coordinator, to address some of the misinformation surrounding the QCP fee structure. Greg talks to Roxanne about some of the most common misconceptions people have about QCP project fees. You’ll find out how the fee structure is actually broken down, exactly what a project fee includes, the risk of working with a woodworking firm that offers a contract discount in lieu of QCP inspection, and the value that QCP certification brings to a project. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
08:02
August 06, 2021
Marketing Advice for Woodworking Firms: an Interview with Marketing Expert Brandee Johnson
Marketing Advice for Woodworking Firms: an Interview with Marketing Expert Brandee Johnson
In this podcast, Randy Estabrook, Director of AWI-QCP, sits down with Brandee Johnson, founder and CEO of Limelight Marketing, to discuss the ins and outs of marketing and what it means for woodworking firms. We talk to Brandee about how the marketing world has changed in recent years, and how she thinks people in the woodworking industry can capitalize on this when marketing their firm. We touch on how to identify and reach target consumers, the kinds of content you should be focusing on, as well as how you can leverage your QCP license as a unique differentiator of your business. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
23:35
April 12, 2021
The AWI Standards from an Aerospace Engineer’s Perspective: an Interview With Ken Kueny
The AWI Standards from an Aerospace Engineer’s Perspective: an Interview With Ken Kueny
In this podcast, Greg Parham, QCP Director of Inspections, speaks with former aerospace engineer and current owner of Karn Custom Woodwork, Ken Kueny, about his experience of the AWI Standards and Quality Certification Program. We talk to Ken about how his experience in the aerospace industry has equipped him for running a successful woodworking firm, a transition he says was made much easier by complying with the Standards and getting QCP licensed. We also touch on how technology is used in traditional woodworking, and what Ken thinks of the new duty level designations on casework that have been brought in with the new AWI Standards. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
07:53
March 02, 2021
Ask For Permission First, Not Later: How To Seek Approval for Variants
Ask For Permission First, Not Later: How To Seek Approval for Variants
In this podcast, QCP Director of Inspections, Greg Parham, discusses the importance of asking for permission at the start of a project when seeking approval for variances. We talk about why asking for permission to modify should be the first thing a woodworker does, and how doing this can streamline the entire project. We also shed light on who has the authority to give approval for a variant, what consequences could arise if a woodworker decides to ask for permission after the project, and what the most efficient way of getting variants approved is. If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
07:12
February 03, 2021
The Architectural Woodwork Institute’s New Woodwork Standards
The Architectural Woodwork Institute’s New Woodwork Standards
In this podcast, Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, and Greg Parham, Director of Inspections, discuss the Architectural Woodwork Institute’s new versions of some of the Architectural Woodwork Standards, and how the changes will affect woodworkers and architects. We explain what the changes involve, and go into particular detail on the new version of the wood casework standard, which contains significant and important changes. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
19:31
January 06, 2021
Meet the QCP team: Introducing Roxanne Accetta
Meet the QCP team: Introducing Roxanne Accetta
In this podcast, we talk to architect Roxanne Accetta, QCC Coordinator. In many cases, Roxanne is the first person you’ll talk to if you call us at QCP. She helps woodworking firms go through the QCP licensing process, and supports construction professionals in getting their projects QCP-certified. Find out what advice she gives firms, and the top questions she answers. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
18:25
November 30, 2020
Knowing the Different QCP Licenses
Knowing the Different QCP Licenses
In this podcast, Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, chats to his colleague Greg Parham, Director of Inspections. They talk about how Greg got into woodworking and ultimately became a director at QCP, and touch on the Architectural Woodwork Standards. The main focus of this podcast, however, is on the different types of QCP licenses a woodworking firm can apply for. Randy and Greg discuss how the different licenses are broken out, and what the individual licenses mean for woodworking firms. They uncover the licensing application process, including the testing method and how to provide references, and discuss how a woodworking firm can know which license they might need. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
19:54
October 22, 2020
Meet the QCP team: Introducing Rosa Cheney
Meet the QCP team: Introducing Rosa Cheney
In this podcast, we talk to architect Rosa Cheney about her path to becoming an architect and eventually a specification writer, how she works with QCP to ensure quality on interior woodwork projects, and how she’s finding the construction industry is being affected by today’s climate. We’re also looking forward to Rosa becoming chair of the QCC board of directors in January 2021. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
21:40
September 24, 2020
Changes to the AWI standards
Changes to the AWI standards
Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, talks to Zach Deas, owner of Deas Millwork of Semmes, AL and current chair of AWI-QCP’s board of directors. They discuss the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS), the changes that AWI is currently making, and the next segment of development of the standards. AWI is now focusing on the structural integrity of interior woodwork and finishes rather than seeking prescriptive requirements. The aim is to allow for flexibility in following specific criteria for performance and quality when purchasing, manufacturing, or installing architectural woodwork. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Deas Millwork: http://deasmillwork.com/ Website:  https://awiqcp.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
22:59
June 26, 2020
What is AWI-QCP?
What is AWI-QCP?
Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, discusses what AWI-QCP is. He looks back at the origins of the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) and what happened when the first quality standards were created back in 1961. These standards eventually became the AWI’s Quality Certification Program (AWI-QCP), which was incorporated in 1995. Randy also addresses some of the misconceptions about QCP and the differences between membership of AWI and becoming a QCP-licensed woodworking firm. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Website: awiqcp.org/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/awi_qcp Twitter: twitter.com/awiqcp Facebook: www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/awi-qual…ion-corporation/
13:22
June 23, 2020
Saved by the Architectural Woodwork Standards: An Interview with Grant Golightly
Saved by the Architectural Woodwork Standards: An Interview with Grant Golightly
Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, talks to Grant Golightly, architect at Design West Architects in Salt Lake City, UT. They discuss Grant’s recent multi-million dollar project with the Salt Lake Mosquito Abatement District, a new campus where millwork was an important aspect of the interior design. They also talk about how Grant was saved by the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) when he found some non-conformances in the woodwork. He was able to get recourse via QCP at no cost to himself or the client.  Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button so you’re notified whenever we post a new video! If you have a question about anything to do with AWI-QCP, contact us and we’d be happy to chat. Design West Architects: https://www.designwestarchitects.com/   Website:  https://awiqcp.org/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awi_qcp    Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiqcp  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awiqcp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/awi-quality-certification-corporation/
28:56
June 23, 2020