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Herringbone / Parquetry Real Wood Installation including Sanding

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£760.00 - 760.00 + VAT per person

4 Days

Solihull, West Midlands

19 - 22 April 2021 Fully booked

£760.00 + VAT per person

14 - 17 June 2021 8 / 7 remaining

£760.00 + VAT per person

23 - 26 August 2021 8 / 8 remaining

£760.00 + VAT per person

Solihull, West Midlands, UK
Solihull, West Midlands, UK
Solihull, West Midlands, UK


Herringbone / Parquetry real wood flooring installation is regarded as a trade in its self. A very sort after wooden floor with a shortage of installers. This course is APPROVED by BWFA (British Wood Flooring Association) and is a 4 day course.

This is a BWFA approved course and BWFA members get a 10% discount.

Day 1 (9.00am – 5.00pm)

  • Health & Safety
  • Different sub-floors and the construction of them explained
  • Choosing the correct product to prepare the sub-floor (timber + solid sub-floors)
  • Reading moisture in concrete and wooden sub-floors (range of equipment used)

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Applying surface DPM’s to include- Epoxy, PU, Water based 1 coat and 2 coat systems
  • Applying primers to include - Water Based, Acrylic Based, and Resin Based
  • Applying smoothing compounds to solid sub-floors to include- Latex based, Water based and Fibre reinforced
  • Applying compounds to timber sub-floors
  • Anhydrate / Calcium Sulphate preperation
  • Questions & Answers


Day 2 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Wood Science
  • Preparing your training bay
  • Set out for Herringbone with a 2 block border.

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Selecting the correct adhesive
  • Applying adhesive.
  • Installing Herringbone real wood flooring

Day 3 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Preparing for border
  • Installing 2 block border

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Installing border work
  • Creating custom designs
  • Router work
  • Bespoke design + tramlines

Day 4 (9.00am - 2.30pm)

  •  Sanding herringbone / Parquetry
  •  Installing finshishing products
  • Maintenance and after care
  • Question + Answers

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