Way Pieces are Finished
Wilson pays a great deal of attention to the way his work is finished.
The beauty of a piece is in the details, and one of the most important
details in working with wood is the finish. Wilson painstakingly sands
each piece that he creates, using eight different grades of sandpaper,
and applying a thin coat of sealant in between each sanding. He then
polishes it with beeswax, leaving it with a silky, natural lustre.
|Keeping the pieces looking
Wilson's pieces keep their beautiful sheen as long as they are not
exposed to extremes of heat, cold, moisture or humidity.
They should be periodically wiped clean with a soft dry cloth.
If you wish, you can also periodically apply domestic products for
restoring and protecting woodwork.
|Using your wooden bowl to serve
|The natural beeswax finish
Wilson uses can certainly be used for
serving 'moist' foods such as salads.
As for any wood product used to serve moist foods, we recommend
the following additional steps for the care of your bowl:
- Coat the inside of the bowl with a high quality cooking oil or olive oil.
- Do not leave food sitting in the bowl for longer than is necessary.
- Rinse clean, coat again with oil and then wipe dry with a soft cloth or