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caring for a bamboo cutting board

sloped Jan 5, 2007 01:10 PM

How do you care for your unstained babmboo cutting boards? Mine has a "raw" feel and no stain. Do I still need to use mineral oil on it?


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    annimal RE: sloped Jan 5, 2007 03:38 PM

    yes, you should still oil a bamboo board. it will have the same benefits that it does for wood. mine is newer and also has the raw feel, which i think only time and constant use will change.

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      jcanncuk RE: sloped Jan 5, 2007 04:00 PM

      I second that. I have had two for ~2-3 years and they still look great. I use mineral oil every 2-3 months and dry them by hand immediately after washing with soap/hot water. Never let them stay wet or rest in water.

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