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Posted on submerging cutting board in mineral oil

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Adrian A

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#1 posted 11-18-2012 09:01 PM

When I sell a cutting board the last thing I want is for it to crack. Especially when a customer pays over a hundred dollars. They don’t expect to treat it like extreme fine China. If it does crack its on me to replace it which means I could end up losing money after a rebuild.

Because of this I try to soak a board in mineral oil till it won’t soak no more. Then I melt in beeswax for another layer of protection. This should keep the wood stable for at least a month or two. By that time the wood has “settled” and if nothing happens by then the board will most likely last a very long time.

I try to get it to that point. But my process takes a good week long.


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