For our second Christmas together, Scott made this checker-patterned wooden cutting board for me.
Proper care is the key to keeping these delicate wooden boards in top shape. We keep ours clean on a day-to-day basis by using a solution of vinegar and water. Submerging the wood in water would cause it to swell and degrade.
Cleaning supplies required: mineral oil and vinegar & water
In order to maintain the wood, we use mineral oil. This is cheap and easily purchased from your grocery store or pharmacy. Start with a clean, dry cutting board, and follow the steps below: