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Forum topic by Mrkixx posted 03-16-2013 11:18 PM 601 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Mrkixx

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03-16-2013 11:18 PM

Hi Guys & Gals, I do have a very good question, what is the best way to Finnish a cutting board and what type of product should one use.


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Manitario

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#1 posted 03-16-2013 11:25 PM

mineral oil. Soak it on until you see it seeping through the board and then do the other side, wipe it off and it’s good to go. Minwax also makes a “Salad Bowl” finish which can be found at the BORG, it is also pretty good.

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#2 posted 03-16-2013 11:31 PM

I’ve found general finishes salad bowl finish works very well. Mineral oil is also a good finish. Don’t buy the butcher block oil sold by the big box stores but just get the mineral oil sold at most pharmacies. It’s much cheaper. A good video for cutting boards and he includes the different finishing process he uses. Worth watching! http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/how-to-make-a-butcher-block-cutting-board/

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#3 posted 03-16-2013 11:34 PM

You can get some little bottles of mineral oil to sell with the cutting boards, that goes a long way I hear to a satisfied buyer.

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#4 posted 03-17-2013 03:58 AM

Mrkixx...here’s a link that might be helpful

http://whatscookingamerica.net/CuttingBoards/AllAbout.htm

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