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Finishing will be hot topic at AWFS

The College of Woodworking Knowledge educational program at AWFS will feature sessions on Techniques & Applications, covering topics such as finishing, edgebanding and more.

Scheduled sessions include:

Color Strategies for Achieving Optimum Results
Finishing expert Robert Chickey will discuss all aspects of color, including using clear coats, sanding substrates, and recognizing and neutralizing undertone.

Invisible Edgebanding – Tips and Technology for Achieving Seamless and Perfectly Bonded Edgebanding
John Elder of Jowat will detail new developments in application equipment and adhesive technologies and explain the potential benefits and drawbacks.

Finishing Failures – Is it the Coating or Our Process?
Diane Shattuck will discuss the three main reasons finishes fail.

Material and Surface Trends
Christina Relyea of JB Cutting will provide an overview of the hottest styles from color to textures and how to apply them in a successful business strategy for your market.

Water-based Coatings for Wood
Denny Jahnz of Cabinet ReNu will cover primers, paints, sealers, stains, application methods, safety precautions, and more.

Mastering the Art of HVLP Spray Finishing
Marty Schlosser of Fuji Spray will help attendees master the key elements necessary for achieving a successful finish using HVLP turbine systems.

The World of Surfaces
Fiona Paolino and Jeremy Peterman will explore the advantages of using prefinished materials.

CLICK HERE for dates, times, full course descriptions, and registration.