Ask away that is what this forum is for. All finishes today are food safe if let dry for a minimum of 72 hrs. I don't use wax much because it doesn't last. I do at times use Mike Mahoney's walnut oil and then after that has dried his walnut oil/wax mixture. So far I have used Minwax Antique oil which by the way is the only food finish Ernie Conover uses on his utility pieces. I use a lot of General Finishes Seal-A-Cell and Arm-R-Seal. You put the Seal-A-Cell on first then follow it with Arm-R-Seal. It is a great finish. I used this on two salad bowl sets I made for my boy and his family. The other was for my brother and his family. In each set there were 10 small salad bowls (7") and the big one 13" X 5". They have been used now for almost two years and still look great. I have a cereal bowl I have used now for almost two years with the same finish and still going good. Basically I use Antique Oil (3 coats) or General Finishes on all my food stuff.
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