Designing with Hardwood Veneer with AWI | Tacoma Tech Talk [Zoom]

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Architectural Woodworks Institute’s AWS 208 Designing with Hardwood Veneer

Speaker: Margaret Fisher, AWI

This program will provide technical information on planning decorative interior wall and fixture surfaces with beautiful hardwood veneer including:

  • Wood veneer production
  • Slicing methods and specification
  • Grain and figure; how they affect your design
  • Grade requirements: allowable characteristics & identifying defects, availability
  • Avoiding specification errors
  • Practical limitations to what you can do with wood veneer
  • Leaf to leaf matching, Panel matching, Room matching
  • Sketch faces

Credit Value: 1 LU and 1 HSW

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn the six critical elements of specifying hardwood veneer on a project.

2. Learn how to match veneer styles to achieve a desired design.

3. Understand the measurable qualities and properties of wood veneer grades.

4. Recognize the importance of adequate specification to protect the integrity of the design vision.

Meeting Schedule:

11:30 - 12:00 pm Checking in “CSI Squares” Ask and Learn

Noon Presentation

1:00 pm Questions & Answers/ Closing

Register online by Tuesday, November 16, 2021 to get the Link for the meeting.

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