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#1 posted 07-18-2012 05:37 PM

Umm… Walnut oil may trigger allergic reactions in those with nut allergies. Mineral oil is better if you must use this type of oil finish.

Ronbuhg, it really depends on what you’re making and its application (cutting board, countertop, spoon, bowl, serving tray, etc.). Here are some sites to get you started:

http://www.riparia.org/toxic_woods.htm
http://www.cs.rochester.edu/u/roche/rec.wood.misc/wood.toxic

-- "Well, at least we can still use it as firewood... maybe." - Doss


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