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Architectural Woodwork standards set by:

AWI:

Architectural
Woodworking
Institute

2

Architectural Woodwork standards published in:

AWI’s Architectural Woodwork Quality Standards booklet.

3

Architectural Woodwork classes based on

percentage of board can be used by cutting out defects.

4

finished completed appearance specified as:

premium
custom
economy

5

selection woods in woodwork vs. finish carpentry

wider selection

6

veneer cuts glued to:

typ ¾” particleboard or plywood backing

7

veneer cuts:
lathe mounted,
continuous layer,
very pronounced grain,
undesirable,
least waste.

rotary

8

veneer cuts:
more straight grained pattern

quarter slicing

9

veneer cuts:
sliced across rings.
characteristics plain and sliced

half-round

10

veneer cuts:
quartering, then cutting @ 15º angle to growth rings.
straight grain pattern.

rift-cut

11

veneer cuts: often used w oak, eliminate markings perpendicular to grain, caused by, medullary rays:

rift-cut

12

medullary rays

radial cells extending center to circumference

13

single origin log, individual veneers are taken and combined

flitch