Wood Finishing 

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

Cost: $295

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

Saturday, 7 September 2024

10 vacancies

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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 inform us immediately. If your withdrawal occurs more than 3 weeks before the course start date and you choose not to reschedule, we will refund the amount paid, minus any PayPal or Credit Card charges.
  • For withdrawal within 3 weeks of the course start date or for failure to attend the course, no refunds or transfers are permitted.  However, if we can fill the vacancy from our waitlist, we will issue a refund, minus any PayPal or Credit Card charges, or allow you to transfer to another course date.

GST: All prices include GST

Course Information

$275 incl.gst (includes all materials)

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