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 included with all attendee registrations options.

The information below is from the JLC LIVE Northwest 2016 event in December. Check back soon for schedules, updated sponsors, and more information about the 2017 LIVE Building Clinics!

Presented once again by the venerable Mike Sloggatt, our Builders Workshop is your information source for frame construction. Mike will be showing you the latest in structural hangers, floor and wall framing, exterior weatherizing, and trim. Learn the best methods, the fastest tricks, and the hottest tips from Mike.

Clinic Schedule and Sponsors

Thursday, November 30

  9:30 a.m.   Session One
10:30 a.m.   Session Two
11:30 a.m.   Session Three
  1:30 p.m.   Session Four
  2:30 p.m.   Session Five
  3:30 p.m.   Session Six

 

Friday, December 1

  9:30 a.m.   Session One
10:30 a.m.   Session Two
11:30 a.m.   Session Three 
  1:30 p.m.   Session Four 
  2:30 p.m.   Session Five 
  3:30 p.m.   Session Six

Lead Sponsor

Contributing Sponsors

Building contractor and veteran presenter, Rick Arnold shows just how easy it is to put together a gorgeous exterior with the new environmentally friendly Boral building products. Highlighting various creative combinations of the new Boral products, Rick demonstrates how good design and careful craftsmanship is a winning combination for creating a custom exterior elevation.

Deck building is a forest of products, tools, and accessories, where randomly choosing from this huge field can be costly in time and money. From structural integrity to choosing the right fastener and clip, take advantage of the deep well of information being shared by Kim Katwijk. 

Vapor permeable, air barrier, and weatherization are commonly used terms but correct installations are not so common. Our nationally recognized presenter, Bill Robinson, explains how moisture works and why so many installations fail. Demonstrating the proper steps and techniques, Bill provides the audience with the specific details that make the difference. 

Carefully chosen building products are an essential ingredient to constructing a long lasting house; however, poor assembly can reduce the longevity of these durable products. Whether you are working with the newest technology or your traditional favorites, long time JLC LIVE presenter Peter Heard demonstrates how to get the maximum intended lifespan out of a building product.

Katz is back in Portland and continuing with his acclaimed presentation history at JLC LIVE! Gary and Scott serve up a full plate of finish carpentry know-how, brimming with hard-to-come-by tips, trade secrets, and valuable implementation techniques.