Clapham's Salad Bowl Finish is an edible beeswax / carnauba/ mineral oil finish and is suitable for all things wooden. The finish protects the wood and gives it a soft lustrous shine. It is suitable for Earnest Efforts wood boxes, salad bowls, butcher blocks, cutting boards, wooden spoons, kitchen counter tops- both wood and stone, and also children's wooden toys and cribs. Apply the finish thinly with your hand, cloth or paper towel. It may take some time to dry depending on the temperature and humidity of your home or workshop, but the piece can be used immediately. When dry, buff to a light shine and ENJOY.