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The following specification text has been prepared the American Walnut Manufacturers Association (AWMA) to assist design professionals in the preparation of a specification section incorporating American Black Walnut wood for architectural applications including casework, millwork, paneling, standing and running trim, doors, floors, and furniture.

 

Utilize the following paragraphs to insert text into the following specification sections or similarly titled sections governing this work:

 

 

  • Section 06 22 00 – Millwork
  • Section 06 41 00 – Architectural Wood Casework
  • Section 06 42 00 – Wood Paneling
  • Section 06 43 00 – Wood Stairs and Railings
  • Section 06 44 00 – Ornamental Woodwork
  • Section 06 46 00 – Wood Trim
  • Section 06 48 00 – Wood Frames
  • Section 06 49 00 – Wood Screens and Shutters
  • Section 08 14 00 – Wood Doors
  • Section 09 64 00 – Wood Flooring
  • Section 12 32 00 – Manufactured Wood Casework
  • Section 12 50 00 – Furniture

 

Black text is intended for insertion into project specifications. Red text indicates that action is required by the Design Professional.

 

For assistance on the use of the products in this section, contact mailto:info@gludown.com,http://www.gludown.comThe American Walnut Association (AWMA) by calling 573-635-7877 mailto:sales@glassartdesign.com,or visit their website at http://www.glassartdesign.comwww.walnutassociation.org.

 

PART 1 – GENERAL

 

SUBMITTALS

 

Include the following for submission of samples for review and approval by the design professional.

 

  1. Action Submittals:
  2. Samples:
  3. [12] [__] inch long solid wood samples.
  4. [12 x 12] [__ x __] inch wood veneer samples.

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE

 

The following paragraphs specify the minimum level of experience required of the parties performing the work of this section. Retain if required, and edit to suit project requirements.

 

  1. Fabricator Qualifications:
  2. Minimum [2] [__] years [documented] experience in work of this Section.

 

Include the following if AWI certification is required.

 

  1. Certified under AWI Quality Certification Program.

 

PART 2 – PRODUCTS

 

MATERIALS

 

Edit the following paragraphs to suit project requirements. Refer to the AWMA Black Walnut Data Sheet for assistance in selecting product attributes.

 

  1. Solid Wood:
  2. Species: American Black Walnut (Juglans nigra).
  3. Grade: [FAS-F1F.] [No. 1 – Common.] [No. 2 – Common.] [____.]
  4. Cut: [Plain] [Rift] [Quarter] sawn.

 

Retain the following two paragraphs if board sizes are not shown on drawings.

 

  1. Nominal thickness: [1 inch.] [1-1/4 inches.] [1-1/2 inches.] [2 inches.] [2-1/2 inches.] [3 inches.] 4 inches.] [5 inches.]
  2. Length: [____.] [Random lengths from [4 to 16] [6 to 12] [__ to __] feet.]

 

  1. Wood Veneer:
  2. Species: American Black Walnut (Juglans nigra).

 

Wood veneer may be specified by Architectural Woodwork (AWI) quality grade or other grade as required.

 

  1. Grade: [AWI [Premium] [Custom] grade.] [____.]
  2. Cut: [Plain] [Rift] [Quarter] sliced.AWMA Specification Paragraphs

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