Costco Furniture Quality Specifications and Requirements for Case goods

- Jul 25, 2018-

1.0Case   Goods

1.1
General Construction

A.
All Casegoods   must start with a solid hardwood frame.

B.
MDF is to be   used in place of particle board; particle board is only allowed with Buyer   written pre-approval.

C.
No dead knots in   solid wood, plywood or veneer.

D.
For tops, 3 ply   or 5 ply with solid wood lumber edge band is acceptable. For all other   panels, no exposed MDF/particle board and no basecoating allowed over   MDF/particleboard without approval from the buyer.

E.
Provide heavy   duty, metal, anti-tip hardware kits on all items over 30 inches and include   installation instructions.

F.
Specify type of   hardwood and/or veneer used.

G.
Either: 100% virgin nylon glides OR bottom of feet/legs must be level, sanded, fully finished   (with a clear coat) and extremely smooth to the touch.

H.
Nylon glides   must be centered on bottom of feet.

I.
Large case   pieces should have levelers.

J.
Individual nail   heads only, no strips; unless approved in writing.

K.
All fabrics should have a heavy   duty backing.

L.
All finished   wood product must be kiln dried to between 8%-12% moisture content and kept   at 8%-12%.