Why Beeswax is Good for your Cutting Boards

Why Beeswax is Good for your Cutting Boards

A home could require a variety of cutting boards depending upon the frequency of use. If your board isn't properly cared for, you will have to buy a new one after a short time, while taking care of a wood cutting board can ensure it lasts a lifetime. Among all the techniques used to care for your boards, beeswax conditioner is one of the top ways to make your board last.

The Uses of Beeswax

Following are the reasons beeswax makes an excellent cutting board conditioner.

  • Beeswax helps protect your boards. After regular use, your wood cutting boards may become warped or cracked. Conditioning them helps create a protective seal.
  • Beeswax is a natural and cost efficient.
  • Using beeswax will give your boards an elegant shine and a smooth finish.

How to Apply a Beeswax Conditioner

While you can melt down your beeswax into a liquid and coat the surface of your board, we suggest mixing it with mineral oil first. Using 1-part beeswax to 2-parts mineral oil, melt them together and apply an even coat over your board. Let the wood cutting board dry before use.

Beeswax is a great way for chefs and kitchen enthusiasts to ensure their boards last. Not only will it help a wood cutting board, but you can condition almost any wood product to improve its lifespan.

Beeswax can be used on all types of wood cutting boards. The only point is that you must be familiar with its application and uses. 

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