Cleaning an Old Butcher Block Wood Table

What do I put on a butcher block table after I clean it?

By Don from Massapequa Park, NY

Ad
May 20, 20100 found this helpful

After cleaning, it should be wiped down with mineral oil.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 26, 20100 found this helpful

Clean using about 1/2 cup peroxide, 1 cup water and a tablespoon or so of dish detergent, with a soft to medium brush or a "magic eraser", repeat 'til entire item is clean. If necessary you can up the peroxide. Rinse, wipe dry and allow to dry rather well. Then coat with mineral oil (liberally). Let sit a couple of hours or overnight, then wipe off excess oil. Never use any non-food cleaner, sealer or oil, if the block is for food prep. I've had mine for 30 years, and expect many more years of use. (It is safe to use peroxide, especially when the item is rinsed and air dried.)

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
Knife and Butcher Block
Butcher Block Care and Maintenance
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning FurnitureMay 19, 2010
Guides
Cleaning up Mildew From Wood
Removing Mildew from Wood
Chopping Wood, Axe in Wood Log
Chopping Wood
Butcher Paper Rolls
Uses for Butcher Paper
Hands polishing a wood table
Cleaning Wood Furniture
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 24, 2016 at 7:22:11 AM on 10.0.1.11 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!