Archive for March, 2013

Fine Finish Student Workshops to Debut in April

Fine Finish Student Workshops to Debut in April

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just a little “what’s in PtF the pipeline” info… As previously announced, Prep to Finish will launch the Contractor Training Series in April. Also on the radar for April is the debut of the fine finish student Workshops for Trim and Wall Prep/Paint. This series will be heading to the Barre Technical Center students, as […]

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Prep to Finish Trainers Putting on Miles

Prep to Finish Trainers Putting on Miles

| March 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Kicking off the ’13 Trade Show Season, Prep to Finsh Trainers Scott and Todd flew out to St. Louis in early March for the PDCA National Expo to join PtF Full Program Sponsor, FestoolUSA, in their booth on the floor of the Expo Tradeshow .Shows like this are a pleasure for Prep to Finish to participate in, mostly because of the opportunity to connect in person with contractors from around the country and talk shop for a couple of days – and socialize

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Prep to Finish RTCC Fine Finish Workshop

Prep to Finish RTCC Fine Finish Workshop

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the first day of this two day workshop series, Prep to Finish travelled to Randolph to work with the students in their own shop. This portion of the program focused specifically on taking the furniture pieces from rough construction form to fully prepped for finish. PtF Trainers Todd Pudvar and Scott Burt taught the students how to use Festool sanders, abrasives and HEPA extractors to prepare their wood surfaces for finishing.

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Prep to Finish BTC Student Workshop: Ceiling Spray and Backroll

Prep to Finish BTC Student Workshop: Ceiling Spray and Backroll

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Prep to Finish 2013 Student Workshop Series Keeps on Rolling! Part two of our ongoing BTC Workshop Series features Todd Pudvar leading the students through ceiling spray and backroll training using Graco air assisted spray technology, and spraying Benjamin Moore waterborne ceiling paint. With a particular emphasis on how spraying finish coats differs in product […]

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BTC Student Workshop: Drywall Prep and Prime

BTC Student Workshop: Drywall Prep and Prime

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

In this drywall workshop, Todd and Scott taught the students about proper finish sanding to prepare ceilings and walls for priming. The students had previously hung, taped, skimmed and sanded all of the drywall in the house – no small challenge. Prep to Finish taught the kids how to finalize their finish skim/sand sequence through detailed surface inspections.

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