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 registration packages.

2019 clinic information will be available in August.

For now, feel free to check out the 2018 lineup below...

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Thank you to our clinic sponsors who helped make JLC LIVE Northwest 2018 a success! 

Veteran builder Mike Sloggatt details the reasons for structural connections and showcases both tricks for making them efficiently as well as connection options you may not have considered. Whether you are an old hand with a framing hammer or an apprentice carpenter, Mike’s presentations will give you tools you can put to work the next day. Get there early–you'll always find that seats are packed for the Builders Workshop!

Huber Engineered Woods

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Builders Workshop at JLC LIVE Northwest

Washington deck builder Jason Katwijk shows off his finish techniques. From heat-bending composite and PVC decking boards to creating stunning inlays, Jason shows ways to set your work apart. Other sessions show
how to frame curved stairs and walk attendees through the process of installing cable railings. Take in several of Jason’s sessions and let him help you in making the best choice in deck building practices and products.

Decks LIVE Clinic at JLC Northwest

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Well-known carpenter Gary Striegler demonstrates the interior trim methods that make him one of the most popular authors in both the Journal of Light Construction and Fine Homebuilding magazines. Get a full plate of finish carpentry know-how from Gary that includes methods for building up moldings to create stunning entryways, mantles, and wainscoting. 

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Building Clinic at JLC LIVE

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Building envelope expert Mike Guertin explains how proper installation keeps water out of walls, particularly at penetrations such as windows and doors, while creating natural wood exteriors that last. You’ll leave with a greater overall understanding of how the parts of an exterior wall should integrate for looks, durability, and the long-term health of the home’s occupants. Plan time with Mike and learn what it takes to give your exterior the best in performance.

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Durable Exteriors LIVE clinic at JLC Northwest

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Representatives of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild go start to finish on a low-carbon footprint building envelope that will last a century or more. The Guild empowers people through education to transform the built environment for long term sustainability.

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Northwest EcoBuilding Guild

                                         

Wood isn’t the only great-looking siding. Builder and remodeler Rick Arnold shows attendees how to achieve a long-lasting exterior using synthetic materials that include both real-looking panelized stone and traditional siding profiles. Each of these products require only carpentry skills to install, so you can skip the mason and the painter and finish your jobs faster. Get your seat early–seats in this clinic fill quickly!

Boral

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Creative Elevations at JLC LIVE

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