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Here's my very first bb submission - I seem to keep doing chores, realizing they're a part of a pep thing, and kicking myself for not taking photos.

ANYWAYS.

I had a jar of this salad bowl mineral oil/beeswax on hand so that's what I used, when I run out I'll make my own from beeswax and coconut oil.
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Pre-oil... I was a little late so there are some cracks starting on a couple. Oops!
Pre-oil... I was a little late so there are some cracks starting on a couple. Oops!
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It rubs the lotion on its skin...
It rubs the lotion on its skin...
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and now it's good to use again!
and now it's good to use again!
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le wax
le wax
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Note: Approved!  But we're changing the requirements to specify that the oils need to be edible and not made from petroleum.  Thanks for finding the loophole!

 
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I used coconut oil, but now I'm thinking olive oil might be better in future due to the great distance the oil had to travel to get to Spain, where olive oil is plentiful. But I've heard olive oil can go rancid. Any one have any firsthand experience with olive oil going rancid? Maybe it's climate dependent, and may not occur in an arid climate? That's my only reservation about making the switch.
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before
before
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rubbing on coconut oil with fingers - therapuetic
rubbing on coconut oil with fingers - therapuetic
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after - not sure what kind of wood the ladle is made of but it got significantly darker
after - not sure what kind of wood the ladle is made of but it got significantly darker
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I ended up using olive oil, as that is what I had on hand, and oiled 3 wooden spoons, a cutting board, and 2 BBQ utensils.
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Oiling the cutting board
Oiling the cutting board
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All done!
All done!
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I oiled two cutting boards and 4 wooden cooking thingies with coconut oil!

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After oiling
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