THE GREAT, THE KNOTTY, AND THE CRACKED!
WHAT GOES INTO OUR PRODUCTS
What makes a good wooden product for your kitchen? First, the right piece of wood needs to be selected. Free of knots, cracks, and defects which can weaken and distort wooden products overtime. Once the wood is selected, it’s imperative to ensure every cut is precise and on a sharp angle. Assembly is crucial to ensure every seam is securely bonded to one another to guarantee a long lasting union. A good sanding and a treatment of The Bearded Chef Hydrating Oil and Wood Balm finishes a beautiful and strong natural wooden item for your kitchen.
TAKING CARE OF YOUR WOOD
Just like your skin, cutting boards and other wooden kitchen products need care to look good. Hydration it key to keeping your wood from drying out which could lead to cracks and unwanted food contaminates absorbing into the board. Applying a generous amount of The Bearded Chef Hydrating Oil will allow for deep penetration into the wood. Following up with The Bearded Chef Wood Butter will provide an additional lay to lock the hydrating oil into the wood. Both the hydrating oil and wood butter are infused with essential oils which have natural germ killing abilities to help keep your items clean and fresh.
We strive to use only the best ingredients so we can deliver the highest quality products to you. Local beeswax is source from some of our local bee farmers allowing for additional quaility control and it helps support our community. Our wood is sourced locally whenever possible from trees that have come down naturally like in a thunderstorm or unfortunately from a hurricane since we are based in Florida.
HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR NATURAL WOOD
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The Bearded Chef has you covered with step-by-step instructions to clean, restore, and maintain your cutting boards, utensils, and natural wooden items. Check out these how to videos for the best results. Also, find out additional uses for these products!