Training

Class Offerings

Knowing how to use decorative concrete products is as important as having the right product. The Stamp Store offers a variety of solutions from hands-on concrete training classes, to video or print.

Are you a seasoned contractor who just needs to brush up on skills or learn some new tricks of the trade?  Maybe you are a DIY kinda person. Either way, we have classes both for the Contractor, and the DIY Homeowners.

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Concrete Countertop’s That Stand The Test Of Time
July 27th & 28th
Concrete countertops are everywhere from the kitchen to around the pool. Learn how to be a player in this increasingly popular market. This 2-day class using enCOUNTER Professional Concrete Mix will prepare you to enter this growing and lucrative market. The class will teach both cast-in-place and pre-cast methods using custom-made vessel sinks, under-mount and surface-mounting methods. Reinforcement, forming, coloring, protective coatings, and metallic effects will be taught. This hands-on class will cover all aspects of constructing a concrete countertop. Come prepared to get your hands in the mud. Lunch included both days.
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. 
Cost: $100.00


DIY Acid Stain Tips-n-Tricks
August 25th
This basic class is designed for the DIY’er who wants to learn all the tips-n-tricks before venturing out on their own floor. Learn how to prep your floor, including mastic and stain removal so the floor is ready to receive the stain. Class will explore basic techniques, as well as a few advanced techniques that will give your floor a unique look. Once students are done with this class, they will be ready to tackle their own floor.
Time: 8:00 am to noon. 
Cost: $25.00


Avoid The Tear Out, OVERLAY Instead
September 21st & 22nd 
Learn how to save existing concrete with overlay options. Exterior renovations with stampable overlays using seamless texture stamps, borders and pattern stamps. Spray Base, Stamp Mix, Spray Knock Downs and Skim Coat techniques will be taught. We will teach how to make pattern designs using reinforced filament tape and Artcrete stencils. Lunch included both days.
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.
Cost: $100.00


Fresh Pour Class
October 26th & 27th 
This class is designed to help the contractor take their work to the next level of expertise and to a bigger payday. Participants will learn the tricks and methods required to take plain concrete to outstanding concrete $uccess. The 2-day class will cover additives that allow the contractor to control the fresh pour during challenging weather conditions. Learn how to perform a slump test. Add the integral color to the truck, allow the concrete to flow, and the work begins: screed, float, pick up the edger groover, and prepare to stamp. Color Hardener and Antique Release applications will be demonstrated. This class is designed to assist the contractor in advancing the art of the fresh pour and take any installation beyond the “old broom finish.” Sealers, water repellents, and color washes will be discussed and demonstrated. Lunch included both days.
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.
Cost: $100


Coating, Making The Floor Look Unique
November 16th & 17th
Learn how to use SS Polyaspartic with chip flakes, 100% Epoxy Metallic floors, Urethanes (both Water Based & Solvent), and SS Acrylics. This 2-day class is packed with valuable information when it comes to understanding different coating options. We will teach floor forensics, surface preparation, and proper selection of SS Specialties Systems to meet specific project conditions. Classroom time as well as plenty of hands-on time makes this class a valuable tool for the growth of your business and a confidence boost in product knowledge. Lunch included both days.
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. 
Cost: $100.00


Advance Concrete Countertops – Polishing
December 14th & 15th
Polishing concrete countertops gives you a very smooth, hard, dense surface that’s easy to clean and maintain. In addition to giving your countertops and attractive sheen and exposing some of the aggregate or decorative add-ins, polishing will also remove small blemishes and flaws resulting from the casting process. This advanced class will show casting, curing, using iden
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. 
Cost: $100.00


Important Fine Print to Read…
How to get a free class: Class discount is given when participants buy 3 classes and receive the 4th class free!

Location: All classes are held at The Stamp Store, 121 NE 40th Street, in Oklahoma City.

Reservations required: A spot is reserved with payment.

Cancellation policy: The Stamp Store requires 14 days advanced notice for cancellations in order to fill any last minute positions left open. Any cancellations, including no-shows received after the 14-day cut off period will be charged $50 per class or $15.00 for any homeowners class.

Class Size: Is limited in order to maximize the hands-on learning experience. Be sure and sign up early to ensure a spot.

Trainers: Stamp Store’s head trainer, Tim Frazier will be lead trainer for our classes. Other trainers include Dave Handy and Rick White.

Purchases: Our training is far more informational and educational than sales oriented. However, we are available to assist you in choosing materials after the class.

Product Discount: Purchases made during the class and up to 1 week afterwards receive a 10% discount on all products.

Note: If you choose to drive you may want to consider taking your products with you to save on freight costs.

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Why you should take your training at The Stamp Store

Why you should take your training at The Stamp Store.

 

 

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