Wood Finishing 

An Introduction to Timber Finishing using VOC Free Hard Wax Oils & Natural Timber Oils

Cost: $275

Instructor: Richard Lloyd

Difficulty: Beginner

Duration: 1 day – 9.30am to 3.30pm – (1/2 hr lunch).

Selection of timber boards with different eco friendly finishes applied

Course dates

More course dates coming in 2024....

Contact us to register your interest and join our waitlist.

More 2024 dates coming soon. Join our waitlist to register your interest and stay informed of any vacancies and future dates.


Join Richard Lloyd from MCM Restoration Man for this one-day Wood Finishing course on the use of Hard Wax Oils & Natural Timber Oils.

During the course you will be introduced to Timber Finishing use Hard Wax Oils & Natural Timber Oils –

  • understanding the different types and brands
  • the benefits of using them
  • preparation and surface treatment
  • application techniques
  • finishing touches
  • maintenance of timber surfaces treated with hard wax oils & natural timber oils

You will have the opportunity to practice applying the finishes using various techniques.

By the end of the course you will have a solid understanding of timber finishing using hard wax oils and natural timber oils and will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully apply these finishes to timber surfaces, enhancing their natural beauty.

Selection of timber boards with different eco friendly finishes applied


Richard Lloyd
Richard Lloyd

Richard is a skilled restorer and finisher of mid-century furniture.  With a background in automotive refinishing and experience working at Maton Guitars, he has honed his expertise in restoration and conservation.

He uses only environmentally friendly and VOC/Chemical free hard wax oils and natural timber oils for a natural, non-toxic and food safe finish.

Payment information

Payment: Full fee payment is required for all courses with your application.

Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation email of your enrolment along with a paid in full tax invoice.

Cancellation: Course places are limited. If a course has to be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments, we will notify you and issue you with a full refund or arrange a transfer to another class.


  • If you need to withdraw from a class, please notify us immediately.
  • For withdrawal less than 3 weeks prior to the course and where the booking cannot be refilled OR failure to attend the course – NO refunds or transfers are allowed

GST: All prices include GST

Course Information

$275 incl.gst (includes all materials)

Other short courses

Beginner Woodworking – Make your own Side Table with Rob Fabris

Join Rob Fabris for this 4-day project-based introduction to furniture making course for beginners. A practical approach to basic woodworking taught in the process of making and finishing your own side table.

Beginner Woodworking – Introduction to Hand & Power Tools with Rob Fabris (1 day)

Are you a woodworking enthusiast looking to take your skills to the next level? Our Introduction to Hand & Power Tools course for woodworkers is just what you need! Join Rob Fabris for this one-day hands-on course

Furniture Restoration with Ben Hodgetts

Join Master Restorer, Ben Hodgetts for this 1-day furniture restoration intensive. Bring along your own period or modern items/furniture and learn the techniques to bring them back to life.

Need assistance? We’re here to help!

Join our waitlist