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10/22/2018 » 10/23/2018
Wood Flooring Manufacturers Assembly

10/23/2018 » 10/25/2018
2018 Advanced Finish, October 23 - 25, St. Louis, MO

10/24/2018 » 10/26/2018
2018 Intermediate Installation +NWFACP Installation testing, October 24 -26, Tampa, Florida

11/13/2018 » 11/16/2018
2018 Master Craftsman, November 13 - 16, St. Louis, MO

2018 Advanced Finish, October 23 - 25, St. Louis, MO
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• This 3-day course is designed for experienced wood floor professionals. We start with working through the proper preparation of the wood floor to receive the desired end-result look.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/23/2018 to 10/25/2018
When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
8:00 AM
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NWFA Training Center
111 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd
Chesterfield, Missouri  63005
United States
Presenter: Toby Merrill, Johannes Boonstra, Dee Lenston, Bill Harrington, Wayne Lee, Kellie Hawkins,
Contact: Tricia Swindoll
800-422-4556


Online registration is available until: 10/22/2018
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Advanced Finish

·         Prerequisites; 3 years of Sand & Finish experience AND attendance at the Intermediate Sand & Finish school. Plus complete NWFA University Sand & Finish courses.

·         This 3-day course is designed for experienced wood floor professionals. We start with working through the proper preparation of the wood floor to receive the desired end-result look. Learn from a variety of subject matter experts on a variety of finishing techniques using unique application methods, products and systems such as reactive conditioners, bleaches dyes, oils, pigments, and other colorants in conjunction with a multitude of finish systems to create a pallet of styles and looks within the same floors. We also work with many unique and historical woodworking finish processes that often take the finishing process to a higher level.   Come experiment with manufacturers and product to learn a multitude of skills to take to your own jobs, and to further your career in our trade. This course is not necessary, but strongly recommended for those looking to pursue a Certified Master Craftsman status.

·         Receive three continuing certification units upon completion.

 

 Presenters:

Toby Merrill: Toby has been in the wood flooring industry for 23 years. He started working for Totally Wood in 1995, opened his own company, Walk on Wood in 2003, and currently works for DuraSeal as a Contractor Specialist, where he started in 2017.

Bill Harrington: Bill has been in the wood flooring industry for 21 years. He currently works for Baker Hardwood Flooring.

Dee Lenston: Dee has been in the wood flooring industry for 23 years. He currently works with Bona as their Professional Sales Training Manager, overseeing all training.

Kellie Hawkins Schaffner: Kellie has been in the wood finishes industry for 18 years. As the fourth generation of the Hawkins family, she has held various positions with Waterlox Coatings Corporation, including Vice Present, Production Manager, National Sales Manager, and Quality Control Lab Manager. Kellie currently serves as President & CEO.

Wayne Lee - Wayne has been in the industry over 30 years.  Worked for a sanding manufacturer, owned his own contractor business, and now works for Middle TN Lumber.

Johannes Boonstra: Johannes has been in the wood finishes industry for more than 45 years. He has worked with many different coatings and currently works for Rubio Monocoat USA.