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3/7/2017 » 3/9/2017
2017 Basic Sand and Finish, March 7 - 9, St. Louis, MO

3/14/2017 » 3/16/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, March 14 - 16, San Jose, CA

3/28/2017 » 3/30/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, March 28 - 30, St. Louis, MO

4/4/2017 » 4/6/2017
2017 Basic Installation, April 4 - 6, Marietta, GA

Intermediate Sand & Finish (Marietta)
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A four-day training geared to sharpen your sanding and finishing skills, including how to properly sand various species, correctly use and maintain tools, repair and recoat existing floors, and select finishing techniques that will yield top-quality results. NWFACP Certified Sand & Finish testing available.

9/19/2016 to 9/22/2016
When: 9/19/2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Where: Chattahoochee Technical College
980 South Cobb Drive
Building K
Marietta, Georgia  30060
United States
Presenter: Kjell Nymark
Contact: Tricia Swindoll
800-422-4556


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Intermediate Sand & Finish is a four-day training event that provides extensive hands-on training for sanding and finishing wood floors at an intermediate level. Learn how to properly sand various species, correctly use and maintain tools, repair and recoat existing floors, and select finishing techniques that will yield top-quality results. Receive hands-on training for techniques including board replacement, hand-scraping, repairing finish imperfections and recoat/resanding methods for factory finished floors. Learn how to properly flatten a wood floor, minimize scratch patterns and bring the wood to an optimal state for stain and finish application. 

 

PREREQUISTE: minimum 1 year sand and finishing wood floors OR successful completion of the Principles of Wood Flooring school.

CCUS: 4

 

 

SAND & FINISH CERTIFICATION TESTING available Friday, September 23.

 

Prerequisite to test:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in sanding & finishing of wood floors
  • Successful completion of Intermediate, Advanced or Expert level Sand & Finish Training or NWFA Sand & Finish Certification School or approved manufacturer school
  • Must be a member in good standing with National Wood Flooring Association

To earn Certified Sand & Finish Professional status you must pass an online sand & finish written test and a hands-on/skills test.The written test must be successfully completed before taking the hands-on test.

The hands-on portion of the Sand & Finish Certification is designed to demonstrate technical mastery of the following wood flooring sand & finish skills:
  • Rough sanding unfinished strip flooring
  • Sanding and applying stain coat
  • Apply seal coat
  • Prepare and apply final coat to prefinished or previously finished strip floor

If taking hands-on exam at NWFA training, all tools and supplies will be provided, unless otherwise notified. For more information on certification please contact Sharon Schaller at sharon.schaller@nwfa.org or call 800.422.4556.

Receive one CCU after successfully completing training and testing.