Daniel Boone is sand and finish training manager at American Sanders.

  • Monday, July, 23, 2018 Sponsored: A Wood Floor Recognized For Beauty & Craftsmanship I recently sat down with James Harbour of Harbour Precision Floors to talk about a project that won James the 2018 Wood Floor Business Readers’ Choice award. The project was to install and finish a...
  • Wednesday, August, 01, 2007 Step by Step: Applying a Wax Finish on a Wood Floor Wax finish is an old-fashioned look for wood floors—the way contractors did it in the old days before the urethanes came out. Through the '40s, '50s and '60s, wax was very popular, and today,
  • Saturday, January, 01, 2000 Consider These Factors When Covering a Wood Floor Q. Will covering my wood floors cause damage? A. Covering wood floors to protect them from damage by movers, subcontractors or other tradesmen is common practice. During resanding or new...
  • Monday, February, 01, 1999 Why Were There Bumps in this Waterborne Finish? At a seminar for Golden State Flooring in South San Francisco, Calif., I was asked a question about bumps in a water-based finish. The bumps were only in one room in the house, which was the...
  • Friday, January, 01, 1999 How to Sand Heart Pine Wood Flooring Q . Why can't I sand heart pine with the same procedures as oak or maple? A . Antique reclaimed heart pine can sometimes be difficult to sand. Heart pine has sap or resin in the product, which...
  • Tuesday, December, 01, 1998 How to Repair a Dented Wood Floor Q . I have a customer who severely dented his wood floor. How do I repair it? A . Many contractors call NWFA's tech line daily with questions about how to repair a wood floor — whether it is...
  • Thursday, January, 01, 1998 How to Rack a Wood Floor for Installation Q . I recently installed 900 square feet of wood flooring in a home, and now the customer thinks that the joints are too close together. What is the best way to rack a floor? A . Racking a...
  • Thursday, January, 01, 1998 How to Maintain Your Wood Floor Sanding Equipment Q . My sanding equipment hasn't been performing as well as it used to, and it's showing in the floors when they're done. What should I do to maintain my equipment? A .  If it's not broke, don't...