Butcher block kitchen table can stand for years in an active work in a butcher shop or restaurant. This antique butcher block tables have a magnificent patina and wear marks that perform them charming to your kitchen. If you buy a clean old butcher’s block, renew and sterilize it for use in the kitchen or as a decorative side table.
Clean a block of a butcher who has just arrived from a restaurant or butcher’s shop with soap and water. Avoid using excess water and clean the soap with a damp cloth to clean butcher block kitchen table. Wipe with a clean, damp cloth. To sterilize the block, spray with a solution of 1 tablespoon of chlorine in one liter of water. Seal the cutting surface with linseed oil. After use, clean with a little-chlorinated water for disinfection and odor control. Look for discoloration, rot and check for a musty smell, if you buy an old green butcher block. Exfoliate with hot soapy water and a hard bristle brush to loosen old grease and grease on the wood. Do not wet the wood. Dry and clean with a brush and bleach and water solution. Any crack or nicks in an old butcher block should be filled with wood filler and sanded, starting with 50 grit sandpaper and finishing with 100 grit sandpaper. Finish by rubbing in a layer of linseed oil.
Scrub the butcher block kitchen table if it is severely stained and damaged. Let it dry for 24 hours. Take the top 1 inch of wood from the top of the block with a flat if the butcher block is made of side grain wood. Use an orbital sander if it is made of wood. Clean with a sticky cloth, spray and clean with the chlorine solution. Reseal with linseed oil. Clean the cleaned and cleaned sterilized butcher block with a cleaning cloth and soap or a sponge or cloth moistened with a weak bleach solution after each use. Close the block again with linseed oil when the wood loses its patina.