RJ is an NWFA Certified Installer and Sand & Finish Professional, and certified in Premium Sanding Technology (PST) by Lägler in Germany. Additionally, he has attended training classes at Loba-Wakol, Rubio Monocoat, and Bona‘s Certified Craftsman program.
He was one of 40 professionals in the Hardwood Floor industry, under 40yrs old to be recognized by the NWFA in Hardwood Floors magazine Dec 2018/Jan 2019 issue.
His flooring industry experience began in 2001 while he was working for a hardwood flooring contractor. Starting as an installer of factory-finished wood flooring, he eventually learned the refinishing side. After gaining additional experience, RJ started FineCraft Hardwood in 2014, and he’s been installing, sanding, refinishing, coating, and repairing for customers in the Birmingham Detroit metropolitan area ever since.