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19-SEP-2011 DK Hein 2011

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Mom's new cutting board. To be shipped with "care and feeding instructions" this coming week.
Care and Feeding means how to maintain the board in a "food safe" manner. Currently I've treated
this one with a mineral oil and wax "finish". Mineral oil is food safe and won't go rancid. The
melted in parafin wax helps to seal the fibers against moisture intrusion. The recommendation with a
new cutting board is to apply mineral oil once a day for the first week, once a week for the first
month after that, once a month for the next year, and then once a year (or as needed) for the rest
of the board's life. If it gets too cut up it's a simple matter to sand it smooth and start all over.

Nikon D3
1/60s f/11.0 at 125.0mm iso3200 full exif

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Terri Steele30-Sep-2011 13:32
Absolutely gorgeous!!!! Brilliant work Dave!
Guest 24-Sep-2011 23:12
I love my new cutting board.... it arrived today, and a tomato has already been sliced on it... Thanks, Dave, you did a great job!!