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Forum topic by Dustin Ward (aka Tearen) posted 2158 days ago 1015 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dustin Ward (aka Tearen)

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2158 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: cutting boards dye coloring food safe question

Has anyone out there had any experience with using wood dyes and cutting boards? A member of my extended family has requsted a board to match their kitchen and I will need to dye the surface. The board will be used, so the dye must be considered food safe. Any help would be great!


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herg1

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#1 posted 2158 days ago

I have never tried it but perhaps food coloring or Easter egg dye would work. You could mix the colors until you had the right shade. No matter what dye you use I’m sure that it will fade over time with washing and stains from whatever you cut on it.

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#2 posted 2157 days ago

Don’t use food coloring where it will leach into food. Many people are very sensitive to them.

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#3 posted 2157 days ago

Double post sorry look below.

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#4 posted 2157 days ago

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