LumberJocks

Reply by Kelly

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Cutting Boards - Finishing with Howard's, but Which One?

View Kelly's profile

Kelly

3156 posts in 3859 days


#1 posted 09-13-2020 04:40 AM

No butcher ever used Howard’s or any product with carnuba wax. Just straight mineral oil soaks into the wood and replaces lost moisture, stopping shrinking, which results in splitting and cracking or separation of the joints. Many of those are yet around a hundred years or so later.

The oil does not evaporate. Rather, it appears to because it wicks to the dry spots. As such, oil applications are penetrating AND cumulative.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com