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Forum topic by Johnclem99 posted 04-21-2014 04:41 PM 937 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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04-21-2014 04:41 PM

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My last 4 cutting boards have came out perfect. I apply a food grade mineral oil on them and they transform right in front of you. Then they end up drying out rather quick. I put 4 coats spacing out 24 hours each. I would like to try a better more solid finish. I have heard about mixing bee’s wax and mineral oil. What are some options to better seal them? Thanks for any help!

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#1 posted 04-21-2014 06:02 PM

Some people use general’s salad bowl finish, usually cut in half with mineral spirits.
I typically use mineral oil for a few coats, then top coat with a mix of beeswax and mineral oil.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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