Caring for Woodenware

Your Alexander Designs piece arrives finished with Walrus Oil  (100% food safe and NSF certified product). Proper cleansing and seasoning will maintain its natural anti-bacterial properties. To prevent splitting or cracking, never soak your piece in water, put it in the dishwasher, refrigerator, or microwave.

After use, hand wash with soap and water, rinse, and hand dry. After it has been allowed to completely dry, after repeated use it may seem a little dull or dried out from washing. If so, it could use a bit of seasoning. 

Our favorite is  Walrus oil or wax. Simply follow the application instructions on the product page and you are good to go until your piece needs a bit of attention again. 

Other choices would be a heat-treated walnut oil such as Mahoney’s Walnut Oil (it can be found at several retailers online. Or you can use a pure food grade mineral oil as it’s food safe. Always avoid using any vegetable-based oils as they will turn rancid over time.  

Following these care instructions will allow your piece to be enjoyed for generations. If you have any questions, please email me anytime at Scott@Alexanderdesigns, I'm always happy to help.



Scott Alexander