AWC is the wood products division of the American
Forest & Paper Association. AWC's mission is to
increase the use of wood by assuring the broad
regulatory acceptance of wood products, developing
design tools and guidelines for wood construction, and
influencing the development of public policies
affecting the use of wood products.
|California Redwood Association
The California Redwood Association site provides
detailed information about redwood lumber products,
including: grades, uses and specification details.
The Forest Products Society is an international
not-for-profit technical association. Society members
represent a broad range of professional interests,
including private and public research and development,
industrial management and production, marketing,
education, government, engineering, and consulting.
Established in 1910, in Madison, WI, by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, the Forest
Products Laboratory serves as a centralized wood
research laboratory. Its role is to improve the use of
wood through science and technology, thereby
contributing to the conservation and management of the
Western Red Cedar
The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA) is a
non-profit trade association representing quality
producers of Western Red Cedar lumber products in
British Columbia, Canada and the US Pacific Northwest
The Arcat site has 300,000 pages of Building Product
Information for the Architectural and Spec Writing
|Decorators Supply Corporation
Decorators Supply was established in 1883 and manufactures ornamental plaster and woodwork furniture ornamentation. With an enormous product line of over 14,000 designs they are a leading supplier of architectural decorative features from plaster crowns to gables and door headers.
|Fischer & Jirouch
Founded in 1902, Old World masters carved more than 1700 molds that are affordably replicated for fine homes and businesses everywhere. Fischer & Jirouch provides authentic period detailing--Art Deco, Colonial, English, Federal, Georgian, Gothic, Renaissance Revival, Victorian and more.
Redwood Lumber & Supply
Redwood Lumber & Supply Company, LLC, sells top-quality
redwood products. Located in Northern California,
their products are shipped nationally.
Royal Corinthian produces polymer stone architectural columns using a unique centra fugal system which ensures a uniform design, and sound columns. Polymer stone architectural columns feel and look like stone, but weigh only a fraction of the weight.
Turncraft, a division of Cascade Wood Products, established in 1949, was built on a rich tradition of creating quality columns and architectural products from premium materials.
Publications and Directories
At Architectural Record's website, you'll find ideas
and trends, news, business and professional
strategies, project information and building
technology--all based on McGraw-Hill's professional
publication for architects
|The Old House
This company focuses on 18th, 19th and early 20th
century restoration and home improvement supplies like
French doors, antique windows, antique doors and other
construction materials for exterior and interior
design. They offer materials to those seeking authentic old house parts. They can help you add some historical interest to your next interior design or home improvement project!
PERIOD HOMES is a bi-monthly magazine edited for
professionals involved with residential renovation and
restoration, as well as those designing and
constructing new homes in traditional styles. The
Period Homes website provides a product database and
Traditional Building is a bimonthly magazine edited
for design and building professionals involved with
public architecture. The Traditional Building website
provides a product database.