Sent by NicoleEditor: If you're not doing so already, rubbing your butcher's block with mineral oil or beeswax will help seal it and make it easier to clean. Doing this once a month or so helps keep it ship-shape. Here are some other reference posts that might help:
• Keeping a Butcher's Block Clean Without Drying it Out
• How to Sand Your Butcher Block to Look Like New
• The Best Way to Clean and Care For Wooden Cutting Boards?
• Beautiful & Useful: Butcher Block Counters
Readers, how do you keep your butcher's block clean?
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