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Project by Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher posted 1606 days ago 1073 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Finishing : Vegetable Oil – I now put mineral oil

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.





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D1st

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#1 posted 1606 days ago

Nice board. Not a good finish though. Vegetable oil can cause bacteria in your board..Go to wal-greens or equal and get some mineral oil.

-- http://www.furstwoodworks.com/

#2 posted 1606 days ago

Mineral oil..
I can find that anywhere?

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.

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degoose

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#3 posted 1606 days ago

Also called Liquid Parrafin Oil.. make sure you buy the B.P. medical grade … available from your local pharmacy..[chemist]
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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jerryw

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#4 posted 1606 days ago

you can also get mineral oil at family dollar or dollar general stores.

-- jerryw-wva.

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woodworm

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#5 posted 1606 days ago

It’s very nice cutting board.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 1606 days ago

Mineral Oil , $2.00 pint at WalMart if there’s one near you . Nice board : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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RexMcKinnon

2593 posts in 1822 days


#7 posted 1605 days ago

Charles is here in Canada like myself and mineral oil seems to be impossible to find up here. Any Canadian sources would be great if you have them.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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jm82435

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#8 posted 1604 days ago

Nice board, My OCD would prefer the color be more balanced but that is just me being boring. I am sure mineral oil is available, I think, as degoose said, Aussies and British may call it liquid parrafin oil. No Idea what it is in French though. It is what they make “baby oil” out of – if that helps. I am not convinced that vegetable oil causes bacteria – D1st may be right, but vegetable oil will eventually go rancid. Mineral oil is more stable in this regard so a better choice. fwiw – I use olive or coconut oil on the board I use everyday.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

#9 posted 1603 days ago

I fiinally found some mineral oil, it’s called Oral Lubricant Laxative :D
I went to a pharmacy just like degoose says!
Thanks.

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.

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RexMcKinnon

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#10 posted 1600 days ago

Just found a source here in Canada actually labeled as “Wood Treatment Oil” – “Approved for use on surfaces where food is prepared.” You can get it at ikea.

http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/00046786

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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