"Rules and Specifications for Dimension & Woodwork," eighth edition, revised 1999, pocket-sized. The rulebook covers the industry rules and specifications for specifying dimension and component products, tolerances, allowances, common definition, etc. The WCMA Rulebook gives the buyer and seller common ground when discussing component products. New edition includes metric examples and conversion. Cost is $5.00 (U.S) per copy.
"Wood Components Buyer's Guide." WCMA buyer's guide for the dimension & component buyer and end user. This guide is designed to assist a buyer in locating manufacturers who can produce the type of component products they need. It includes articles on buying and using component products, WCMA membership directory, source guide, and a summary of current WCMA activities and programs. Cost is $5.00 (U.S.) per copy.
"Make vs. Buy Study: An Integrated Versus Assembly Survey of Cabinet and Furniture Manufacturers." An updated study focusing on the differences between integrated and assembly-oriented furniture and cabinet manufacturers. It focuses on the advantages of purchasing wood components from outside manufacturers. conducted by Vance Research Services, 25 pages, 1993. Cost is $25.00 (U.S.) per copy.
"Moisture and Wood." This 32-minute videotape discusses moisture-related problems in wood products. It covers how to specify the proper moisture content for the end-use and location; how to measure and monitor moisture content correctly; and how to properly store and handle wood products. Cost is $15.00 (U.S.) per copy.
To order any of the above publications, please send your order along with your check to the WCMA office at 741 Butlers Gate, Suite 100, Marietta, GA 30068. These prices include normal shipping and handling. Expedited services are available at an additional charge. No credit card orders.