LIVE Building Clinics

Our signature live education areas help you refine your techniques, increase your productivity, and give you first-hand views of the newest products in action!  Entrance into all live installation clinics is open to all registrants.  Details are in the works, check back for an update to the clinic schedules with new topics and presenters!

Below were our LIVE Building Clinics at the 2018 show in Baltimore.  Details for the next year's show in Louisville will be available April 2019.  

Stone, siding, and trim arranged in thoughtful and creative ways invariably make one of the most warm and inviting exteriors possible.  Building contractor and veteran presenter Rick Arnold will demonstrate how easy it is to craft traditional exteriors with cutting-edge materials.  

Clinic Pro: Rick Arnold

Location: BOOTH 505

Clinic Schedule and Sponsors

Wednesday, October 10

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Installing and Adding Details to an Exterior Door

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Turn a Residing Job into an Upsell

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Best Practices for Long-Lasting Exteriors

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                     Turn a Plain Elevation into an Awesome Elevation

 

Thursday, October 11

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Installing and Adding Details to an Exterior Door

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Turn a Residing Job into an Upsell

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Best Practices for Long-Lasting Exteriors

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                     Turn a Plain Elevation into an Awesome Elevation

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Get a wealth of information, from code updates to new design trends, all instrumental in the process of building beautiful and highly functional structures.  Our presenter, Jason Katwijk, is a master of outdoor deck construction and will reveal pro decking techniques to blow your competition away.

Clinic Pro: Jason Katwijk

Location: BOOTH 2021

Clinic Schedule and Sponsors

Wednesday, October 10

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Basic Curved Deck Construction

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Decorative Decking Inlays

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Deck Railing Options

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                     Framing Curved Stairs

 

Thursday, October 11

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Basic Curved Deck Construction

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Decorative Decking Inlays

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Deck Railing Options

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.                     Framing Curved Stairs

 

 

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See cutting edge kitchen remodeling techniques from our legendary contractor and presenter Mike Sloggatt!  He'll share design elements, tips, and problem solving techniques distilled from forty years of high-end kitchen design and remodeling.  

Clinic Pro: Mike Sloggatt

Location: BOOTH 527

Clinic Schedule and Sponsors

Wednesday, October 10

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Post-Demolition Planning and Layout

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Leveling the Floor and Ceiling the Easy Way

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Getting the Walls Straight

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                     Bringing the Outside In

 

Thursday, October 11

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Tricks for Hanging Upper Cabinets

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Fast and Easy Lower Cabinet Installation

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Trimming Out the Kitchen

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Start by building a deck, but remember the rest of the backyard, too.  The balance of good design, skilled craftsmanship, and the warmth of wood is a combination second to none.  Mark Clement demonstrates some cool ideas and slick tricks to use on your next job. 

Clinic Pro: Mark Clement

Location: BOOTH 2601

Clinic Schedule and Sponsors

Wednesday, October 10

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Top-Down Deck Framing

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Details for Long-Lasting Wood Decks

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Pergolas and Trellises

 

Thursday, October 11

 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                  Top-Down Deck Framing

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Details for Long-Lasting Wood Decks

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                     Pergolas and Trellises

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