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Glossary 383   Add: “CABINET UNIT: A single manufactured case - typically consisting of two ends, a top, a bottom, and may include back, stretchers, anchor strips, shelves, doors, drawer fronts, drawers, dividers, and hardware.” 12/10/2013

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Disclaimer 2 4th Paragraph Paragraph 4, Change to read: “The appendixes are provided as additional resources to the manufacturer, design professional, educator, user, or certifying organization. Appendix A is only part of the standards when referenced. Appendix B is not part of the standards.” 8/5/2011
Disclaimer 2 5th Paragraph Add new paragraph after paragraph 5: “This Architectural Woodwork Standard includes citations and quotes from other industry Standards that are neither developed nor published by the Sponsor Associations. The reference to and usage of is not a validation of these citations and quotations outside the context of the AWS. Only when these citations and partial quotations are applied in concert with all other related provisions of this Architectural Woodwork Standard are these citations and partial quotations recognized for application to architectural woodwork.” 8/5/2011
Disclaimer 2 6th Paragraph Change to read: “. . . standards, it shall be brought to the attention of the Joint Standards Committee (JSC) by way of the AWS Improvement Suggestion Form (found on page 10 of the AWS) and until specifically addressed, the least restrictive requirement shall prevail.” 8/5/2011
User Guide 6 3rd Paragraph Change to read: "These standards are both a voluntary and a definitive document, intended to spell out the requirements for satisfactory performance when referenced as part of contract documents. Sections in the document are interrelated and are intended to be used together, not in part. For example, if a project specification requires compliance with Section10, then compliance with the Preface; the Product (Items 2 - 4), Execution(Items 5 & 6), and Compliance (Item 7) portions of Sections 1-5; along with referenced portions of Appendix A and the Glossary are also required, as applicable. The Introduction, Table of Contents, Suggestion Form, General (Item1) portions of Sections 1-12, and Appendix B are not part of these standards for compliance purposes."
6/15/2010
User Guide 6 3rd Paragraph Overwriting previous Errata dated 6/15/2010, change to read: “These standards are both a voluntary and a definitive document, intended to spell out the requirements for satisfactory performance when referenced as part of contract documents. Sections in the document are interrelated and are intended to be used together, not in part. For example, if a project specification requires compliance with Section 10, then compliance with 1-5 along with Appendix A and the Glossary are also required, as applicable. The Introduction, Table of Contents, Suggestion Form, and Appendix B are not part of these standards for compliance purposes.”
9/10/2010
User Guide 7 10th Paragraph Change to read: “. . . below, or listed subsequently, creating a columnar effect.” 8/5/2011  
Suggestion Form 10 New

The following email addresses are provided for each of the sponsor Associations:

  • AWI – pduvic@awinet.org
  • AWMAC – page10s@awmac.com
  • WI – AWSsuggestion@woodinst.com

6/18/2010

Universal Suggestions Form
Preface 25 1.4.5 Change to read:  “The appendixes are provided as additional resources to the manufacturer, design professional, educator, user, or certifying organization.  Appendix A is only part of the standards when referenced.  Appendix B is not part of the standards.”

9/10/2010

Preface 25 1.4.6 Change numbering of Item 1.4.6 to Item 1.4.7 8/5/2011
Preface 25 1.4.7 Change to read: “. . . standards, it shall be brought to the attention of the Joint Standards Committee (JSC) by way of the AWS Improvement Suggestion Form (found on page 10 of the AWS) and until specifically addressed, the least restrictive requirement shall prevail.” 8/5/2011
Preface 25 1.4 Add new Item 1.4.6: “This Architectural Woodwork Standard includes citations and quotes from other industry Standards that are neither developed nor published by the Sponsor Associations. The reference to and usage of is not a validation of these citations and quotations outside the context of the AWS. Only when these citations and partial quotations are applied in concert with all other related provisions of this Architectural Woodwork Standard are these citations and partial quotations recognized for application to architectural woodwork.” 8/5/2011
Preface 28 6.3.1.1 Shall be Deleted in its entirety.
1/24/2010
1 34 1.2.1.2.2.2 Change to read: “. . . documentation within the submittal package, requesting . . .”
6/15/2010
1 40 4.2.5.2.3 Change to read: “CASEWORK, shown in plan, elevation, and section view (section views shall be minimum ½” = 1’-0” (1:20) scale), including:” 11/11/2011
2 44 1.2.3.2.1 Change to read: “The table and map below (data adapted from USDA Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook) shows . . .”
2/20/2010
2 44 1.2.3.2.1 In the Table, change the first Geographical Location to read: “Most of U.S. and Canada”
2/20/2010
2 44 1.2.3.2.1 In the Table, change the second Geographical Location to read: “Damp Southern Coastal areas of the U.S. and Canadian Eastern Coastal Provinces.”
2/20/2010
2 47 4.1.2.2.6.1 Change to read: “. . . U.S., and Canadian Eastern Coastal Provinces . . .”
2/20/2010
2 47 4.1.2.2.7.1 Change to read: “. . . U.S., and Canadian Eastern Coastal Provinces . . .”
2/20/2010
3 55 4.2a.1 Add: “Mahogany, African” 10/20/2010
3 55 4.2a.2 Change to read: “. . . exceed 1-1/16” (27 mm).”
12/24/2009
3 55 4.2a.5 Change to read: “. . . it shall mean Honduras or African Mahogany.” 10/20/2010
3 60 4.2a.11.3.4 Add: “Mahogany, African” 10/20/2010
4 79 1.2.31.3 Omit second paragraph in its entirety. 8/5/2011
4 79 1.2.31.4 Change first paragraph to read: “COMBINATION CORE panels are a hybridization of veneer and composition cores offering the advantages of both. Typically these cores have internal layers which are constructed of three or five plies of veneer or a center layer of wafer board (randomly oriented wafers) or other wood fiber which are sandwiched between thin laminations of a composite product like MDF, particleboard, hardboard, etc. Typically these products result in stronger, lighter weight, dimensionally stable panels with increased screw holding ability, and superior surface flatness.”
9/10/10
4 81 1.4 Add new Item 1.4.3: “COMPOSITION CORE is acceptable, provided it meets or exceeds the performance requirements of ANSI A208.1, Grade M-1.” 8/5/2011
4 81 1.4.2 Change to read: “COMBINATION CORE is acceptable, provided it meets or exceeds the performance property requirements of ANSIA208-1 or 2."
9/10/2010
4 81 1.4.3 Change numbering of Item 1.4.3 to Item 1.4.4 8/5/2011
4 82 4.1.4 Add new Item 4.1.4.11: “Agrifiber – shall meet or exceed the performance requirements of ANSI A208.1, Grade M-1.” 8/5/2011
4 82 4.1.4 Add new Item 4.1.4.12: “Combination Core – shall meet or exceed the performance requirements of ANSI A208.1 and/or 2.” 8/5/2011
4 82 4.1.4.8 Change to read: “. . . ANSI A208.1 . . .” 8/5/2011
4 83 4.1.10.1 Change to read: “A single component in “AA” Face Grade.”
12/24/2009
4 83 4.1.10.2 Change to read: “The split-heart method in Face Grades “A-D”, and:”
12/24/2009
4 84 4.2a.14.1 Change the word at the end of the 7th sentence to read “the manufacturer”.
6/15/2010
5 111 4.1.7 Change to read: “PANELING requires:”
6/15/2010
5 111 4.1.9 Change to read: “DOORS require all four faces to be finished and the top/bottom edges, and hardware preparation areas at hinges and lock edges to be sealed.”
7/29/2010
5 111 4.1.10 Change to read:"CASEWORK requires all exposed exterior, exposed interior and semi-exposed . . ." 9/2/2011
5 111 4.1.11.4 Change to read: “MOISTURE EXPOSURE EFFECTS such as raised grain or blue stain shall be removed.”
2/20/2010
5 112 4.1.11.6.1 Change to read: “. . . 72” (1830 mm)”
6/15/2010
5 112 4.1.11.7.1 Change to read: “. . . 72” (1830 mm)”
6/15/2010
5 112 4.1.11.9.1 Change to read: “. . . 72” (1830 mm)”
6/15/2010
5 113 4.1.12.1 - 4 Omit in their entirety. 11/11/2011
5 115 4.3.15.2.2.3 Change bullet from Economy to Premium column. 8/5/2011
5 116 4.3.15.3.1.4 Change to read: 4.3.15.3.1.3
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.3.1.5 Change to read: 4.3.15.3.1.4
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.3.1.2 Add bullet to the Premium column.
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.3.1.3 Add bullet to the Premium column.
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.3.1.4 Add bullet to the Premium column.
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.5.1.3 Add bullet to the Premium column.
6/15/2010
5 116 4.3.15.5.1.4 Add bullet to the Premium column.
6/15/2010
6 132 4.2.3.1 Add bullet for Custom Grade 7/10/2013
6 132 4.2.3.2 Add new Item 4.2.3.2 reading: “Finger-joints not allowed.” with bullet for Premium Grade. 7/10/2013
6 132 4.2.9 Change vertical text to read: “Exposed Surfaces”
6/15/2010
6 133 4.2.9 Change vertical text to read: “Exposed Surfaces”
6/15/2010
6 133 4.2.12.1.2 Omit bullet in Premium Grade column 11/11/2011  
6 134 4.2.13.1

Change to read:
Sec. 6 Page 134 item 4.2.13.1

8/5/2011 Universal Suggestions Form
6 134 4.2.13.3 Change to read: ". . . in thickness." 9/2/2011  
6 134 4.2.13.3.1 Change Item number to new: "4.2.13.4" 9/2/2011  
6 134 4.2.13.4 Change to read: ". . . thickness to be different than this standard." 9/2/2011  
6 134 4.2.13.4 Make this applicable to all Grades. 9/2/2011  
6 134 4.2.14.1 Change to read:
Sec.6 Page 134 item 4.2.14.1
8/5/2011 Universal Suggestions Form
6 135 4.2.15.2.1.2 Omit: “Ponderosa Pine”. 8/5/2011
6 135 4.2.15.2.1.3 Add: “Ponderosa Pine and Sugar Pine”. 8/5/2011
6 139 4.4.1.8.1.1 Change to read:  “0.015” (0.38 mm)”
6/25/2010
6 139 4.4.1.8.1.2 Change to read:  “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
6/25/2010
6 139 4.4.1.8.1.3 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
6 141 4.4.1.13.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.
7/29/2010
6 141 4.4.1.13.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.
7/29/2010
6 149 6.1.10.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
7 162 4.4.1.7.1.1 Change to read:  “0.015” (0.38 mm)”
6/25/2010
7 162 4.4.1.7.1.2 Change to read:  “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
6/25/2010
7 162 4.4.1.7.1.3 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
7 164 4.4.1.12.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.
7/29/2010
7 164 4.4.1.12.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.
7/29/2010
7 168 6.1.10.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
8 181 1.2.12.3 Drawings are missing lines, see attached pdf for corrected drawings. See attached pdf.
4/12/2010
Sec08_Pg181
8 182 1.4.3 Change to read: “FURRING, when required, shall be in accordance with Section 803.11.1 of the International Building Code (IBC), which currently. . . . . “
1/24/2010
8 187 4.2.11.6.1 Change to read: “Shall be of CONSTRUCTION STANDARD of the panel manufacturer and conform to the requirements of all applicable labeling agencies.” (NOTE, this item number was previous corrected by Errata on 12/24/09)
4/12/2010
8 187 4.2.11.6.2 Omit in its entirety. (NOTE, this item number was previous corrected by Errata on 12/24/09)
4/12/2010
8 187 4.2.12++ Change the first Item 4.2.12 at the top of the page (continued from page 186) and all of the sub-items thereafter) to 4.2.11 and 4.2.11+.
12/24/2009
8 189 4.2.13.5.3 Change to read: “. . . minimum of 0.018: (0.5 mm) . . .“ 8/5/2011
8 191 4.4.1.8.1.1 Change to read:  “0.015” (0.38 mm)”
6/25/2010
8 191 4.4.1.8.1.2 Change to read:  “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
6/25/2010
8 191 4.4.1.8.1.3 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
8 194 4.4.6.5.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.
7/29/2010
8 194 4.4.6.5.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.
7/29/2010
8 200 6.1.16.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
8 200 6.2.1.2 Change to read: “PANELS shall be installed as specified.” 10/20/2010  
8 201 6.2.4.2.3 Change to read:  “. . . every 120” (3048 mm) in . . .”
6/25/2010
 
9 206 1.2.3 Change to read: “Specific methods of construction for flush, EXCLUDING HOLLOW CORE, and stile and rail doors illustrated in this section may not represent all types available.” 8/5/2011  
9 207 1.2.8.2.1 Omit in its entirety.
4/12/2010
 
9 211 Entire Page In the CD Rom version of the AWS, Page 211 did not print correctly, the attached pdf is how it should look.
12/24/2009
Pdf file link
9 212 Entire Page In the CD Rom version of the AWS, Page 212 did not print correctly, the attached pdf is how it should look.
12/24/2009
Pdf file link
9 212 1.2.18.4.1.1 Change the word “engineered” to “high density”
4/12/2010
9 212 1.2.18.4.1.1 Overwriting previous Errata dated 4/12/2010, remove the wording “high-density”
9/10/10
9 212 1.2.18.4.2.2 Change the word “engineered” to “high density”
4/12/2010
9 212 1.2.18.4.2.2 Overwriting previous Errata dated 4/12/2010, remove the wording “high-density”
9/10/10
9 214 1.2.18.5.5 At the drawing, for the text “Rail” the line is incorrectly pointing to the core not the top rail as intended.
12/24/2009
9 215 1.2.18.5.7 At the drawing, for the second text of “Cross Band” the line is incorrectly pointing to the same item as the first “Cross Band” reference and was intended to be pointing at the cross band layer immediately below the face veneer..
12/24/2009
9 216 1.2.18.8 Change to read: “. . . otherwise. As in all veneer matching, veneer length availability should be taken into consideration. – see examples below:”
4/12/2010
9 222 4.1.2 Change to read: “IN LIEU OF TESTING for WDMA TM-7 (Slam Cycle) & TM-8 (Hinge Loading), compliance . . .”
9/10/2010
9 222 4.1.2 Add new Item 4.1.2.1: “Composite cross bands shall have minimum 55 lbs (24.9 kgs) density.” 8/5/2011
9 222 4.1.2.1 Omit in its entirety.
7/29/2010
9 222 4.1.2.3.3 Change to read: “Minimum 1” (25.4 mm) hardwood or material that has been qualified in accordance with WDMA TM 15 (latest edition) stiles and rails.” 9/2/2011
9 224 4.1.19.1 Change to read: “. . . bundled in appropriately labeled sets or pre-fit and tacked in the appropriate light opening, and:”
12/24/2009
9 224 4.1 Add new Item: “4.1.21: DOORS require all four faces to be finished and the top/bottom edges, and hardware preparation areas at hinges and lock edges to be sealed.”
7/29/2010
9 226 4.2.6.1.2.11 At the Natural Characteristic - Mineral Streaks for AA Grade, change allowance to read: “No: at Maple, Slight” 11/11/2011
9 231 4.2.6.2 Change the word “engineered” to “high density”
4/12/2010
9 231 4.2.6.2 Overwriting previous Errata dated 4/12/2010, remove the wording “high-density”
9/10/2010
9 231 4.3.1.2 Change to read: “. . . backing or material that has been qualified in accordance with WDMA TM 15 (latest edition).” 9/2/2011
9 231 4.3.2 In the first cell, remove the asterisk so it reads: “Minimum WDMA PERFORMANCE DUTY VALUES – Reprinted . . .” - In the sixth cell down add an asterisk (*) so that it reads: “Door Finish, Various ASTM test methods * “
12/24/2009
9 232 4.3.6 Change to read: “. . . out on both sides, and/or:”
6/15/2010
 
9 232 4.3.6.2 Change to read: “Use of glazing gaskets, tape or high density foam is acceptable.”
6/15/2010
 
9 233 4.3.8.8.1.1 Change to read:  “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
9 233 4.3.8.8.1.2 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
9 233 4.3.8

Add new Item: 4.3.8.13
Item for Sec. 9, item# 4.4.8.13

1/24/2010
9 233 4.3.8.13.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column. (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
9 233 4.3.8.13.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column. (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
9 235 4.3.9.6.2.1 Change to read: “Permit one FINGER JOINT at each edge . . .” 8/5/2011
9 235 4.3.9.6.2.1 Change to read: “. . . a distance of 48” (1219 mm).”
12/24/2009
9 236 4.3.10.7.3 Change to read: “GRAIN shall run vertically.”
6/15/2010
9 239 6.1.13.2 Change to read: “Clearance at the bottom of fire-rated doors shall conform to NFPA 80 and at non-rated doors shall be a minimum of 1/4” and a maximum of 5/8” measured from the bottom of the door to the highest point of the finish floor that the door swings over.”
9/10/10
9 239 6.1.14.2.5 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
10 245 1.2.10.1.4 Change to read: “. . . shelves, cleats and nailers.” 8/5/2011  
10 246 1.2.11.1 Change to read: “Tops and bottoms of shelves, including front edge banding.” 8/5/2011  
10 248 1.2.14.2.2.2.1 Change to read:  “. . . compatible to exposed exterior surface in color . . .” 10/06/2010  
10 249 Entire Page In the CD Rom version of the AWS, Page 249 did not print correctly, the attached pdf is how it should look.
12/24/2009
Pdf file link
10 251 1.2.18.3 Change to read: “. . . TYPE A or B casework, except:” 4/2/2013
10 251 1.2.18.3 Add new Item 1.2.18.3.1: “At EXPOSED KNUCKLE HINGES, defaulting to REVEAL OVERLAY is at the option of the manufacturer, and:” 4/2/2013
10 251 1.2.18.3 Add new Item 1.2.18.3.1.1: “If reveal overlay the reveal shall be determined by the hinge overlay.” 4/2/2013
10 252 1.2.19.2.3.1 Change to read: “. . . match VERTICALLY and HORIZONTALLY within . . .” 8/5/2011
10 252 1.2.19.2.3.2 Change to read: “. . . be well-matched for color and grain across . . .” 8/5/2011
10 253 1.2.21.2.1 Change to read: “50 lbs per sq ft (244.1 kg/m2) for . . .”
12/24/2009
10 253 1.2.21.2.2 Change to read: “40 lbs per sq ft (195.3 kg/m2) for . . .”
12/24/2009
10 255 1.3.4.9.4 Change to read: “Matching of veneer leaves within a cabinet unit.” 11/22/2013
10 257 1.5.6.2.2 Change Item # to read: “1.5.6.1.1”
12/24/2009
10 257 1.5.6.2.2.1 Change Item # to read: “1.5.6.1.1.1”
12/24/2009
10 258 3.1 Change to read: “. . . Sections 3 and 4, except:” 4/2/2013
10 258 3.1 Add new Item 3.1.1: “At EXPOSED KNUCKLE HINGES, defaulting to REVEAL OVERLAY is at the option of the manufacturer, and:” 4/2/2013
10 258 3.1 Add new Item 3.1.1.1: “If reveal overlay the reveal shall be determined by the hinge overlay.” 4/2/2013
10 258 4.1.8.1.1 Change to read: “. . . test requirements, with minimum 120 degree opening capacity. 12/8/2011
10 259 New-4.1.8.1.5 Add new Item 4.1.8.1.5 which reads: "Hinges shall have a minimum 120 degree of opening capacity" 2/9/2012
10 260 4.1.8 Add new Item: “4.1.8.11: Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
10 260 4.1.8.11 Change to read: “INSTALLED per manufacturers recommendations and . . .” 8/5/2011
10 260 4.1.19 Remove the dot from Custom Grade; this is only applicable to Premium Grade.
6/15/2010
10 260 4.1.20.1.4 Change to read: “. . . shelves, cleats and nailers.” 8/5/2011
10 261 4.1.20.2.3 In the first sentence, remove the wording: “(even in a bank of drawers)”
7/29/2010
10 261 4.1.21.1 Change to read: “Tops and bottoms of shelves, including front edge banding.” 8/5/2011
10 261 4.2.1.2 Change to read: “. . . match VERTICALLY and HORIZONTALLY within . . .” 8/5/2011
10 261 4.2.1.2.2 Change to read: “. . . be well-matched for color and grain across . . .” 8/5/2011
10 263 4.2.7.3.1 Change to read: “. . . WOOD, mill option with manufacturer’s choice of species, or . . .” 11/11/2011
10 263 4.2.7.3.2 Change to read: “. . . WOOD, minimum HPVA GRADE C of manufacturer’s species choice, or . . .” 11/11/2011
10 263 4.2.7.3.3 Change to read: “. . . WOOD, minimum HPVA GRADE C of compatible . . .” 11/11/2011
10 263 4.2.7.3.3.1 Change to read: “. . . prefinished hardwood lumber or 7- or 9- . . .”
6/15/2010
10 263 4.2.7.3.3.2 Change to read: “. . . prefinished hardwood lumber or 7- or 9- . . .”
6/15/2010
10 263 4.2.8.2.2 Change to read:  “. . . compatible to exposed exterior surface in color . . .” 10/6/2010
10 264 4.2.8.3.2.1.2 Change to read: “. . . (15.9 mm) for drawers up to 30” (762 mm) wide and ¾” (19 mm) for drawers over 30” (762 mm) wide.
6/15/2010
10 265 4.4.1.3.1.1 Change to read: “0.015” (0.38 mm)”
03/08/2010
10 265 4.4.1.3.1.2 Change to read: “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
03/08/2010
10 265 4.4.1.3.1.3 Change to read: “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
03/08/2010
10 265 4.4.1.4 Change to read: Require GAPS at exposed and semi-exposed surfaces . . .” 11/05/2013
10 266 4.4.1.5 Change to read: Require GAPS at exposed and semi-exposed surfaces . . .” 11/05/2013
10 266 4.4.1.6 Change to read: Require GAPS at exposed and semi-exposed surfaces . . .” 11/05/2013
10 266 4.4.2 Change to read: “Fixed HORIZONTAL cabinet members, including tops and bottoms, shall be either flush or set back a maximum of 1/16” (1.6 mm) at their intersection with vertical members and shall be uniform throughout the room.
12/24/2009
10 267 4.4.4.3 Change to read:  “When visible from above, the TOP EDGE of the cabinet ends shall be edgebanded to match the exposed exterior surface.”
9/10/10
10 268 4.4.5.11.1 Change to read “. . . locked position, or:”
6/15/2010
10 268 4.4.5.11.1 Add new Item “4.4.5.11.1.1: STRIKES are required.”
6/15/2010
10 268 4.4.5.11.2 Change to read: “STRIKES are required at spring loaded latches.”
6/15/2010
10 268 4.4.5.14.5.1 Change to Item 4.4.5.14.6
6/15/2010
10 269 4.4.6.4 Change to read: “. . .in width and 84” (2134 mm) in height.”
12/24/2009
10 269 4.4.6.7 Change to read: "Core to be of an approved particleboard or medium-density fiberboard." 08/29/2012
10 269 4.4.6.8.1 Change to read “. . . locked position, or:”
6/15/2010
10 269 4.4.6.8.1 Add new Item “4.4.6.8.1.1: STRIKES are required.”
6/15/2010
10 269 4.4.6.8.2 Change to read: “STRIKES are required at spring loaded latches.”
6/15/2010
10 270 4.4.6.9.2.6 Change to read: “WRAP AROUND hinges, at flush overlay construction, shall . . . be let” 4/2/2013
10 274 4.4.8.9 Change to read: “. . . shall be installed with concealed fasteners.”
12/24/2009
10 274 4.4.9.2.3 Change to read: “. . . EDGES of the cabinet ends . . .”
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.2.3 Eliminate the indicator “dot” at Custom Grade
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.2.3 Add new Item 4.4.9.2.3.1 “EXPOSED EDGES of cabinet ends shall be banded with material compatible to the exposed faces.” And show an indicator “dot” for Custom Grade only.
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.2.8 Change to read: “If CABINET ENDS Extend . . .”
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.2.8 Eliminate the indicator “dot” at Custom Grade
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.2.8 Add new Item 4.4.9.2.8.1 “If CABINET ENDS EXTEND below the bottom, the interior exposed surface of the end shall be of material compatible to the exposed surface.” And show an indicator “dot” for Custom Grade only.
6/18/2010
10 274 4.4.9.3.2.1 Change to read: “At TYPE A construction . . . “ 07/10/2013
10 274 4.4.9.3.2.1 Change to read: “CABINET END shall be BANDED to match other exposed surfaces.”
6/18/2010
10 275 4.4.12 Add new item “4.4.12.11: Visible joints are not permitted at exposed interior or semi-exposed interior cabinet backs.”
6/15/2010
10 275 4.4.12.8 Delete in its entirety along with its three subordinates. 10/6/2010
10 275 4.4.13.2 Eliminate in its entirety
6/18/2010
10 275 4.4.13.5 Change to read: “. . . at separate toes at a maximum of 48” (1219 mm) on . . .”
6/15/2010
10 275 4.4.13.6 Change to read: “If specified to have a MOISTURE-RESITANT BASE, all base components shall be any material complying with the BASE CABINET SUBMERSION TEST, as explained in APPENDIX A.” 8/5/2011
10 276 4.4.13 Add new Item “4.4.13.8: MOVEBALE TOES at ADA base cabinets shall not have a vertical gap exceeding that allowable for the doors above.“
6/15/2010
10 276 4.4.14.7 Change to read: “. . . (1829 mm) high not immediately abutting a structural wall or another cabinet at both ends, require . . .” 10/12/2011
10 276 4.4.14.9.2 Change to read: “CORES to be subject to 40 lbs per sq ft (195.3 kg/m2) load . . .”
12/24/2009
10 276 4.4.14.9.3 Change to read: “With a 50 lbs per sq ft (244.1 kg/m2) load . . .”
12/24/2009
10 277 4.4.14.10.1.6.1 Change to read: “50 lbs per sq ft (244.1 kg/m2) for . . .”
12/24/2009
10 277 4.4.14.10.1.6.2 Change to read: “40 lbs per sq ft (195.3 kg/m2) for . . .”
12/24/2009
10 281 4.4.18.4.1 Add bullet for Economy Grade only. 10/6/2010
10 281 4.4.20.4.2 Change to read: “EXPOSED FASTENERS are NOT permitted at EXPOSED EXTERIOR surfaces.” 10/12/2011
10 282 4.4.20 Add new Item 4.4.20.9: “Joinery by other than the above requirements is permitted, provided it has been independently tested to show compliance to the Wall Cabinet Structural Integrity Test as shown in Appendix A.”
2/20/2010
10 282 4.4.20.6.3 Change to read: “. . . (49.3 mm) . . .”
6/15/2010
10 282 4.4.20.6.4 Change to read at two occurrences: “1-15/16” (49.3 mm) MAX.”
6/15/2010
10 282 4.4.20.7.2 Change to read: “. . . (49.3 mm) . . .”
6/15/2010
10 282 4.4.20.7.5 Change to read at two occurrences: “1-15/16” (49.3 mm) MAX.”
6/15/2010
10 282 4.4.20.8.1 Change to read: “. . . minimum #20 or . . .”
6/15/2010
10 282 4.4.21.3.1 Change to read: SCRIBE MOLDS are not permitted.
1/24/2010
10 283 4.4.22.1 Change to read: “. . . (38 mm) . . .”
6/15/2010
 
10 283 4.4.22.2 Change to read: “. . . (38 mm) . . .”
6/15/2010
 
10 283 4.4.23.1 Change to read: “AT DOORS and DRAWERS, EDGE alignment . . .”
3/08/2010
 
10 284 4.4.23.3.5 Change to read: “DOORS and DRAWERS shall be on the same plane as one another and shall not exceed:”
3/08/2010
 
10 284 4.4.23.3.5 Add new Item 4.4.23.3.5.1: “1/8” (3.18 mm)” with indicator for Economy Grade
3/08/2010
 
10 284 4.4.23.3.5 Add new Item 4.4.23.3.5.2: “1/16” (1.59 mm)” with indicator for Custom Grade
3/08/2010
 
10 284 4.4.23.3.5 Add new Item 4.4.23.3.5.3: “1/32” (0.79mm)” with indicator for Premium Grade
3/08/2010
 
10 285 4.4.25.2.4.1 Change to read: “Be BANDED at all four edges, except:” 8/5/2011  
10 285 4.4.25.2.4.1 Add new Item 4.4.25.2.4.1.2 “When back-beveled.” 8/5/2011  
10 285 4.4.25.2.4.1 Add new Item 4.4.25.2.4.1.1 “When of solid wood.” 8/5/2011  
10 285 4.4.25.4.4 Change to read: “. . . metal dowel screwed, pocket-screwed, or biscuit-joined, and:”
6/15/2010
 
10 286 4.4.26

Add new Item: 4.4.26.4
Item for Sec. 10, item# 4.4.26.4

1/24/2010
10 286 4.4.26.1.2 Change to read: “. . . minimum of 0.018: (0.5 mm) . . .“ 8/5/2011
10 286 4.4.26.4.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
10 286 4.4.26.4.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 0/24/10)
7/29/2010
10 288 6.1.5.1 Change to read: “. . . flush joint tolerances as set forth in these standards.
3/08/2010
10 290 6.1.10.4 Add bullet for Premium Grade 12/8/2011
10 290 6.1.11 Change to read: “Exposed fasteners are NOT permitted at exposed exterior surfaces, except . . .” 10/20/2010
10 291 6.1.12.3.2 Eliminate in its entirety. 10/20/2010
10 292 6.1.12.3.3 Change to read:  “At EXPOSED INTERIOR surfaces, cover caps of compatible color to interior are required.” 10/20/2010
10 292 6.1.12.3.3 Add bullet to Custom column 10/20/2010
10 292 6.1.12.4.2 Change to read:  “At EXPOSED INTERIOR surfaces, cover caps of compatible color to interior are required.” 10/20/2010
10 292 6.1.12.5.3 Change to read: “. . . end and equally spaced.” 8/5/2011
10 292 6.1.12.6.1 Change to read: “Separate bases or toes are required to be mechanically fastened in the field to the cabinet bottom with flat-head screws set flush or slightly recessed, to prevent their movement.”
6/18/2010
10 293 6.1.18.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
10   Special Notice

"Projects specified to be in compliance with the Woodwork Institute’s Manual of Millwork for Laboratory Grade and falling under the purview the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) shall meet all of the AWS requirements for Premium Grade plus the following additional requirements (from the 11th Edition, Manual of Millwork):

  • a) Interior cabinet surfaces shall conform to SEFA's, 1-hour exposure chemical resistance test procedures as explained in Appendix A, Page 349 of the AWS.
  • b) Toe kicks shall be any material complying with the Base Cabinet Submersion Test, as explained in Appendix A, Page 372 of the AWS.
  • c) Components within 2" of the finished floor shall be constructed of solid lumber, exterior plywood, or exterior particleboard.
  • d) At base cabinets, backs shall be removable.
2/20/2010
11 296 1.2.3 Add new Item 1.2.3.2: “The exposed underside surface over 42” (1067 mm) off the finish floor.” 8/5/2011  
11 299 1.2.10.5.1 At ASSEMBLY 2, add vertical line at furthest right hand detail to complete edge banding illustration. 8/5/2011  
11 299 Entire Page In the CD Rom version of the AWS, Page 299 did not print correctly, the attached pdf is how it should look.
2/20/2010
11 299 1.2.10.5.1 Change Item number to: 1.2.11.5.1 12/12/2012
11 302 1.3.5.1 Change to read: "... 5.5% or less is required." 12/12/2012
11 303 3.4 Change “. . . CUSTOM GRADE . . . “ to “. . . PREMIUM GRADE . . . “
1/24/2010
11 304 4.2.4.1 Add new Item 4.2.4.1.1: “At veneer faced, core shall be a minimum of ¾” (19 mm) particleboard, medium-density fiberboard, veneer core or otherwise approved engineered core, and:” 1/24/2013  
11 304 At New 4.2.4.1

Add new Item 4.2.4.1.1.1: “At SINK TOPS and their splashes, use of veneer core plywood with Type II adhesive, industrial-grade particleboard or fiberboard with a 24-hour thickness swell factor of 5.5% or less, and a 24-hour water-absorption factor of 10% or less is required.”

1/24/2013  
11 304 4.2.5.1 Change to read: “Shall be HPDL, a minimum of .039” (0.99 mm) in thickness.”
3/08/2010
 
11 304 4.2.5.1.1 Omit in its entirety.
3/08/2010
 
11 305 4.2.5.3.1 Change to read: "... swell factor of 5.5% or less is required . . ." 9/2/2011  
11 307 4.4.7 Add new Item after 4.4.7: “BACK SPLASHES require end splashes at wall ends.” With bullets in the Custom and Premium Grade columns. 11/11/2011  
11 308 4.4.14.1 Change to read: “. . . (see Test D and Test H illustrations in COMPLIANCE) . . . “
3/08/2010
 
11 308 4.4.14.1.1 Change to read: “0.030” (0.76 mm)”
3/08/2010
 
11 308 4.4.14.1.2 Change to read: “0.020” (0.51 mm)”
3/08/2010
 
11 308 4.4.14.1.3 Change to read: “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
3/08/2010
 
11 309 4.4.15.1.1 Change to read:  “0.015” (0.38 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
11 309 4.4.15.1.2 Change to read:  “0.010” (0.25 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
11 309 4.4.15.1.3 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
11 310 4.4.15

Add new Item: 4.4.15.19
Item for Sec. 11, item# 4.4.15.19

1/24/2010
11 310 4.4.15.13 Omit in its entirety. 11/11/2011
11 310 4.4.15.19.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
11 310 4.4.15.19.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
11 315 6.1.12.1 Change to read:  “. . . WOOD and HPDL to HPDL shall . . .”
6/25/2010
11 315 6.1.12.3 Change to read:  “. . . ELEMENTS, excluding HPDL to HPDL, shall . . .”
6/25/2010
11 316 6.1.15.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
11 317 6.2.2.5.1 Change 2nd item number 6.2.2.5.1 to: 6.2.2.5.2 12/12/2012  
12 327 4.4.3.6.1 Change to read:  “0.005” (0.13 mm)”
6/25/2010
 
12 328 4.4.3

Add new Item: 4.4.3.10
Item for Sec. 9, item# 4.4.3.10

1/24/2010
12 328 4.4.3.10.3.2 Change bullet from Custom to Premium column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
12 328 4.4.3.10.3.3 Change bullet from Premium to Custom column.  (NOTE, this item number was previous established by Errata on 1/24/10)
7/29/2010
12 332 6.1.20.3 Change to read: “Installed using all furnished fasteners or fastener provisions and when fastener provisions are countersunk, fasteners shall be countersunk.”
12/24/2009
Appendix A 340 Bldg. Code Change “National Uniform Building Code (UBC)” reference to: “International Building Code (IBC)”
1/24/2010
Appendix A 340
Bldg. Code
Change “(UBC)” reference to: “(IBC)”
1/24/2010
Appendix A 372 Submersion Test Change wording under title to read: “. . . specified for moisture resistant or laboratory use)” 8/5/2011
Appendix A 373 Door Hinge Test Omit in its entirety. 8/5/2011
Glossary 382   Add/insert new term: “CABINET FACE: The outermost surface of a cabinet including doors and/or drawers.” 11/11/2011
Glossary 383   Add: “CABINET UNIT: A single manufactured case - typically consisting of two ends, a top, a bottom, and may include back, stretchers, anchor strips, shelves, doors, drawer fronts, drawers, dividers, and hardware.” 12/10/13
Glossary 384 Combination Core Change definition to read: “Panels are a hybridization of veneer and composition cores offering the advantages of both. Typically these cores have internal layers which are constructed of three or five plies of veneer or a center layer of wafer board (randomly oriented wafers) or other wood fiber which are sandwiched between thin laminations of a composite product like MDF, particleboard, hardboard, etc. Typically these products result in stronger, lighter weight, dimensionally stable panels with increased screw holding ability, and superior surface flatness.”
9/10/2010
Glossary 386 Add new term DOOR FURNISHER: As used in PRODUCT of Section 09, is defined as the party responsible for the take off, ordering and supplying of the doors to a project.
4/12/2010
Glossary 386 Dowel Remove the wording: “or a metal screw”
12/24/2009
Glossary 395 Add new term NON-WOOD: As used in EXECUTION sections of this standard refers to components made of material other than wood and that are subject to this standard's tolerance threshold values.
12/24/2009
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