Frequently Asked Questions

The Finishes I Use:

For item surfaces made for/and or come in contact with food,  I use only friction polishes, waxes, oils or wax/oil combinations that have been made specifically to be food safe.

For decorative items or those designed to be not used to come in contact with food, I use friction polishes and wipe-on-poly that provide the best durable finish. 

Finishes on my Peppermills and Salt Cellars:

My peppermill and salt cellars boxes outside bodies are coated with a wipe-on-poly or friction polish finish to provide a durable outside finish.

The recess or any wooden part where the salt, pepper or spices will come in contact with food, I either leave as unfinished or coat with beeswax,  mineral oil or combination of beeswax and mineral oil finish that is food safe.

If in doubt on the finish I have applied to a particular item, please contact me.

The Finishes I Use:

For item surfaces made for/and or come in contact with food,  I use only friction polishes, waxes, oils or wax/oil combinations that have been made specifically to be food safe.

For decorative items or those designed to be not used to come in contact with food, I use friction polishes and wipe-on-poly that provide the best durable finish. 

Finishes on my Salt & Pepper Mills and Salt Cellars:

My peppermill and salt cellars boxes outside bodies are coated with a wipe-on-poly or friction polish finish to provide a durable outside finish.

The recess or any wooden part where the salt, pepper or spices will come in contact with food, I either leave as unfinished or coat with beeswax,  mineral oil or combination of beeswax and mineral oil finish that is food safe.

If in doubt on the finish I have applied to a particular item, please contact me.

Care for decorative wooden items (non food contact):

To maintain the finish of the items not designed for contact with food (decorative items) I would still apply and buff a food safe type finish. 

I would not use furniture polishes as a cleaning or maintenance formulation of these items. 

Care for decorative wooden items (non food contact):

To maintain the finish of the items not designed for contact with food (decorative items) I would still apply and buff a food safe type finish. 

I would not use furniture polishes as a cleaning or maintenance formulation of these items. 

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