Re: [SCA-Herbalist] Oils for wooden bowls?
- I've used that too.On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 3:50 PM, <joanne@...> wrote:
Coincidentally, I recently ran across a reference recommending mineral
oil (the main ingredient in baby oil and cold cream) for the purpose.
No flavor, available at the drugstore (they'll probably ask you
whether you're buying it as a laxative <g>), doesn't go rancid. Check
the wikipedia entry to investigate.
Quoting "Jennifer Heise" <jenne.heise@...>:
> I've never had trouble using olive or vegetable oil. Pretty much any food
> safe oil will work, but you will have to renew it on a regular basis, when
> the wood looks dry.
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 9:30 PM, Hope Bryant <drakenhart@...> wrote:
>> We just received some raw-wood bowls for feast gear. I am under the
>> impression that one could use linseed oil to "preserve" them by creating an
>> oil-based barrier to the elements and food. However, I'm not entirely sure
>> what to use. I was considering olive oil or vegetable oil might also work,
>> but it might also flavor the bowls too much.
>> Hope Bryant
> Jennifer Heise
> known in the SCA as Jadwiga Zajaczkowa
known in the SCA as Jadwiga Zajaczkowa