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Be The Best You Can Be.

American Sanders Sand & Finish Schools provide thorough hands-on training courses designed to enhance your current skill set as a wood floor craftsman. Whether you are an experienced contractor or just getting started as a sand and finish craftsman, the American Sanders training classes can help you become the best that you can be.

Just some of what you will learn:

    • Sanding patterns and techniques that make flatter floors
    • How to clock the buffer to eliminate scratch marks
    • Double style edging technique to achieve smoother edges

 

2022 Dates:

February 15, 2022  The Original American Sanders Edger School, Charlotte, NC.  A one-day school at the American Sanders training facility. This industry original class will cover all aspects of edging techniques and different edging scenarios, plus you will learn how to properly set up and maintain your edger for the best performance. SOLD OUT

March 15 – 17, 2022  American Sanders Advanced Contractor Sand & Finish School, Charlotte, NC. Three-day advanced curriculum focusing on techniques that will help take your flooring business to the next level. Apply to attend here.

June 7-9, 2022  IWFA Expert Sand & Finish School, Charlotte, NC  Focusing on master level sanding techniques and ultra-high-end finishing - designing custom wood floors with colors, color effects, color layering, working with metallics, stenciling designs, creating visual effect of borders and patterns both with and without inlays.  Sign up for the waitlist here.

September 13 - 16, 2022  American Sanders Advanced Contractor Sand & Finish School, Charlotte, NC. This NEW advanced course features hands on installation of a parquet with border and the construction of a parquet jig, sizing of parquet and pattern options. Finishing will mix old school methods  of seal and wax and hardwax systems with modern finishes utilizing dyes. Broaden your experience and skills in this 4 day program.   Apply to attend here.

October 11 - 12, 2022 American Sanders Sand & Finish School, Clarksville, TN  Two-day school on all aspects of sanding, finishing, and exceeding customer expectations. This school is hosted by Middle Tennessee Lumber. Register here

October 25, 2022  The Original American Sanders Edger School, Charlotte, NC   A one-day school at the American Sanders training facility. This industry original class will cover all aspects of edging techniques and different edging scenarios, plus you will learn how to properly set up and maintain your edger for the best performance. Register here



The American Sanders Training Program is led by Daniel Boone. A second-generation wood floor contractor, Daniel has over 45 years of experience in the wood floor industry. As the former Technical Director at the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), Daniel created a national curriculum for the wood flooring education program and trained over 10,000 students.


Check out this video from a Rubio Monocoat and American Sanders class!



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