Smor Home’s checkerboard chopping board restoration

Revitalise your timber kitchen items with our Kitchen Timber Oil and Wax

A timber chopping board holds a special place in every kitchen, serving as a reliable companion during countless culinary adventures. However, over time, these cherished boards can lose their lustre due to wear and tear.
If your timber chopping board is in need of revival, fear not! Jaharn from @smorhome shows us how to restore timber chopping boards to their former glory with our food-safe timber coatings. So, let's begin!

Smor Home Checkerboard Chopping Board - Styled

What you'll need

Timber chopping board
Kitchen Timber Oil
Feast Watson Kitchen Timber Oil™
Kitchen Timber Wax
Feast Watson Kitchen Timber Wax
Electric Sander

Preparation is key

  1. First, we need to clean. Wash the timber chopping board with mild dish soap and warm water. Leave it to dry completely. 
  2. Remove any deep cuts, scratches, or stains on the chopping board by using 80-grit sandpaper. Hold the board securely and sand the surface in the direction of the grain, applying even pressure. Once the surface is smooth and even, switch to 120-grit sandpaper for a finer finish. 
  3. After sanding, wipe away the dust using a clean, damp cloth.

Smor Home's Checkerboard Chopping Board - Prepare

Revitalise with oil

  1. Using a clean cloth, apply Feast Watson Kitchen Timber Oil liberally over the chopping board. Set the chopping board aside for an hour before wiping away any excess oil. Wait 24 hours before applying a second coat, and leave for another 24 hours to dry.

Smor Home's Checkerboard Chopping Board - kitchen timber Oil

Wax for a satin finish

  1. For a satin finish, apply a coat of Feast Watson Kitchen Timber Wax with a soft cloth, moving in a circular motion. Allow the wax to penetrate for 15 minutes before wiping off any excess.

Smor Home Checkerboard Chopping Board - kitchen timber Wax

And that's it!

Once dry, your restored chopping board is ready for cooking up a storm or displaying your delicious spreads! Check out our Kitchen Timber Oil and Kitchen Timber Wax to revitalise your timber kitchen items.

Smor Home Checkerboard Chopping Board - Complete

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