A record crowd turned out for the Gary Katz Roadshow Finished Carpentry Clinic, hosted by Hancock Lumber on Monday, 9/12 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport. Over 130 of Hancock Lumber’s builders and employees gathered to hear from two of the nation’s top carpenters and industry experts, Gary Katz and Scott Wells.
Complete with live demos and installs, the dynamic carpentry duo wow’d the crowd with cutting edge techniques on topics such as: managing moisture, waterproof windows and architectural trim, problem-free pre-fit doors, and installing crown and baseboard. Continuing education is a key part of being successful and we appreciate our customers and employees taking the time to invest in training.
Thank you to everyone who attended the finished carpentry Roadshow, including Katz sponsors: Windsor One, Andersen Windows and Doors, Boral, AdvanTech, Zip System, Simpson Strong-Tie, Loctite, OSI, Plastpro, Stabila, Royal Exteriors, Benjamin Obdyke, and Thermory.
Hancock Lumber’s sponsors included Metrie Mouldings, Bostitch/DeWalt tools, and Coastal Forest Products representing Nordic i-joists. We look forward to hosting more contractor training events in the future!
Gary Katz is the publisher of THISisCarpentry.com, an online magazine devoted to craftsmen and craftsmanship. For two decades he has been a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding, Journal of Light Construction, Fine Woodworking, and other leading trade magazines, in addition to moderating JLC’s online finish carpentry forum. Gary’s books include The Doorhanger’s Handbook (Taunton), Finish Carpentry: Efficient Techniques for Custom Interiors (JLC/Craftsman), and Trim Made Simple (Taunton 2009). His DVD series, Mastering Finish Carpentry, sets the standard for professional video instruction in the construction trades.