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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:

February 21, 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 providedClick here to register online.

March 21-23, 2023  American Sanders Advanced Sand & Finish School, Charlotte, NC. Three-day advanced curriculum focusing on techniques that will help take your flooring business to the next level. $600 - hotel accommodations, one group dinner, and lunch will be provided each dayThis class requires references to determine skill level.  Click here to apply online.

June 13-15, 2023 LED Coating Solutions and Color Theory, Hosted at American Sanders Training Center, 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. Instructors include Avedis Duvenjian, Vartan Arutyunian, Daniel Boone, and Steve Seabaugh. Breakfast, dinner, and hotel are not included.  Lunches and one group cook-out will be included.  $750  Click here to register online.

August 15, 2023 The Original American Sanders Edgers Only School, Salem, NH. This industry original one-day school 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. Hosted by Long Plank Wood Floor Supply. Click here to register online.

August 17, 2023 The Original American Sanders Edgers Only School, Cumberland, RI. This industry original one-day school 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. Hosted by McEllin Hardwood Flooring Supply. Click here to register online.

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

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.

 

 

 

This intermediate class is also in the works!  More information to come.  Want to be notified? Email abeaver@pioneereclipse.com to be added to the wait list. Spaces are available on a first come first serve basis.  Spaces cannot be held without registration and payment.

 

American Sanders Sand & Finish School, Northwest US Two-day school on all aspects of sanding, finishing, and exceeding customer expectations. $375 Lunch will be provided each day.

 


 



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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