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Forum topic by jwinburn posted 09-15-2015 12:19 AM 611 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jwinburn

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09-15-2015 12:19 AM

I was recently given quite a bit of hickory flooring at no charge. I was thinking about making some cutting boards out it but I wanted to know if flooring is generally treated with anything? The flooring i was given is unfinished. I just want to make sure it is safe to use for cutting boards.
Thanks in advance.


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#1 posted 09-15-2015 07:47 PM

Unfinished is not treated with anything. Flooring material is kiln dried, so no use of insecticides. It will be fine for whatever use you intend.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#2 posted 09-29-2015 10:35 AM

Thanks for the info!

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#3 posted 09-29-2015 01:19 PM

I have used the leftover ash and Brazilian cherry from my floors to build a dozen or so edge grain bread and cheese boards. Great way to use up the scraps.

-- Chris K

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