• Antiquing & Glazing for Wood (AGW 201)

    Continue to Advance Your Wood Finishing Career


    AGW 201 – Course Description

    Antiquing, Glazing, and Multi Step Finishing (AGW201).  Are you missing out on the high-end market that demands a multi-step finish which you are unable to produce because of the need of training in these advanced finishing processes?

    This two day seminar will give you all the tools you need to produce those furniture quality finishes that will set you apart from your competition.

    Upcoming Courses

    • Dates to Be Announced

    Don’t see a date that fits your schedule?  AWFI will work with you to set up a class at your convenience.  Call 1 (888) 840-2934 to discuss dates.  You may also be interested in Consortium Training, or On-Site Company Training.

AGW 201 Course Brochure


  • How To Choose Special Effects Finishing Materials

    Have you ever been given sample materials to duplicate your choice of favorite finishes and experienced the disappointment of being unable to achieve that desired look?  You will learn the most reliable processes, and find out the best products to use, in achieving the exact desired results.

  • How to Create…

    Antiqued finishes

    Glazed finishes

    Rub-through finishes

    Crackle finishes

    Multi-step finishes

  • Technique Training

    Have you been given finishing material and told it will achieve the beautiful finish you cannot wait to produce, but you’ve never been informed of that special technique it required?  In this hands-on seminar you will learn step by step, how to produce all those charming new finishes that are so popular in today’s marketplace.

  • Small Class Size (Max. 6-10)

    Hands On Training

  • Create Beautiful Wood Finishes

    Deliver the Right Solution


  • • New Employees & Personnel

    • Trainers

    • Finishing & Paint Shop Supervisors

    • Staining and Glazing Technicians

    • Department Managers

  • • Small & Mid Size Shop Owners

    • Color Designers and Stylists

    • Finishing Team Leaders

    • Quality Control Personnel

    • Line Operators

  • • Middle Management

    • Product & Equipment Supplier Salespeople

    • Process Engineers

    • Lean Manufacturing Team

Anyone who wants to improve or learn about finishing in order to gain a competitive advantage for your finishing operation is welcome to attend. 


  • Day One
    Session 1 – Lecture  |  Introduction and Overview of Multi-Step Finishing
    Session 2 – Lecture  |  Substrate Preparation and Base Coating
    Session 3 – Lecture  |  Antiquing and Distressing Techniques
    Session 4 – Lecture  |  Glazing and Shading Processes
    Session 5 – Hands-on  |  Preparing and Base Coating Substrate
    Session 6 – Hands-on  |  Distressing and Antiquing Effects

  • Day Two
    Session 1 – Hands-on  |  Glazing and Toning
    Session 2 – Hands-on  |  Special Effects – Splatter, Rub Through, etc.
    Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Clear Coating Special Finishes
    Session 4 – Lecture & Hands-on  |  Touch-up and Repair
    Session 5 – Hands-on  |  Resolving Finishing Problems
    Session 6 – Roundtable  |  Problem Solving and Participant Interaction

Please Note: Course can be customized based on your specific shop applications

  • Learn High Quality Finishing

  • Great for New & Existing Finishing Personnel

PRICING: Antiquing & Glazing For Wood Finishing Course

In-Lab Price:  $ 1,095 /person

Call (888) 840 – 2934 for Consortium & On-Site Pricing

Antiquing & Glazing Finishing Training Course Includes…

  • Two Days of Expert Antiquing & Glazing Wood Finishing Instruction

  • Certificate of Completion

  • All Course-related Handouts & Lecture Material

  • Catered in Lunch

Pre-Requisites:  No pre-requisites required.  Participants should have a basic understanding of wood finishing experience, and intermediate math skills.

Discount(s):  Sign up for CMW 310 at the same time for a full week at a discounted price.

How to Enroll

  • Choose Any In-Lab Training Course offerings from AWFI

  • Download a Seminar/Course Registration Form Below

  • Email the completed Registration Form to info@awfi.org.

    Call (888) 840-2934 anytime for questions and to provide payment information.

  • Multiple Attendees Discount

    Receive a 30% Discount for same company and same classes. (Excludes AFF 402 & CMW 410+)

  • Solution Package

    Check out a bundled Solution Package with Finish Genius Pro+ and receive a discount on In-Lab Training.


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  • Customized Training….Always Available

    If you have a specific requirement in mind for your In Lab Training Facility personnel, get in touch and we will customize the program to get you results.  Use the form below or call (888) 840 – 2934 to get started.

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    Check out our Solution Packages, which include training in any seminar along with Finish Genius Pro+ and take your training to the next level for years to come.