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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


2023 Dates:

September 12-15, 2023  American Sanders Advanced Sand & Finish with Install 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. $775 - hotel accommodations, one group dinner and lunch will be provided each day.  SOLD OUT  Click here to sign up for the wait list.

October 24, 2023  The Original American Sanders Edgers Only 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. $325 Lunch will be provided. Click here to register online.


2024 Schedule Coming Soon!




Questions?  Email Adriane Beaver at




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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