This Erik Needham Woodworks cabinet is backed by a one year, non-transferable warranty to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Warranty extends to repair or replacement at our discretion. Claims must be sent with photography showing the defect. If a return is agreed to by Needham Woodworks for any reason other than defect in material or workmanship, buyer will pay for all costs associated with the return of the cabinet and will be responsible for any damage occurring during the return of the cabinet.
Once the customer accepts the cabinet, Erik Needham Woodworks accepts no responsibility for maintenance or for the effects of the environment on the products. Wood products can expand and contract with temperature and humidity, as wood is a natural product.
Due to the artistic and custom nature of the manufacturing process, all quoted completion and delivery dates are estimates only. Manufacturer shall not be liable for delays in completion or shipment or default in delivery for any reason of force majeure or for any cause beyond Manufacturer’s reasonable control including, but not limited to, (a) government action, war, riots, civil commotion, embargoes or martial laws, (b) Manufacturer’s inability to obtain necessary materials from its usual sources of supply, (c) shortage of labor, raw material, production or transportation facilities or other delays in transit, (d) labor difficulty involving employees of Manufacturer or others, (e) fire, flood, or other casualty, or (f) other contingencies of manufacture or shipment. In the event of any delay in Manufacturer’s performance due in whole or in part to any cause beyond Manufacturer’s reasonable control, Manufacturer shall have such additional time for performance as may be reasonably necessary under the circumstances. Acceptance by Buyer of the cabinet shall constitute a waiver by Buyer of any claim for damages on account of any delay in delivery of the cabinet.
All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the state of California. The arbitration shall be conducted on a confidential basis pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any decision or award as a result of any such arbitration proceeding shall be in writing and shall provide an explanation for all conclusions of law and fact and shall include the assessment of costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Any such arbitration shall be conducted by an arbitrator experienced in contract law and shall include a written record of the arbitration hearing. The parties reserve the right to object to any individual who shall be employed by or affiliated with a competing organization or entity. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.