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Frequently asked questions about wooden bowls
How do you clean a wooden bowl?
Wooden bowls will last a lifetime, with proper care. Simply clean your wooden bowl with warm water and mild soap. Towel dry and recondition the completely dry bowl with Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil from time to time to keep the wood grain conditioned and looking new.
Can you microwave wooden bowls?
No, don’t place a wooden bowl in the microwave or oven.
Are wooden bowls dishwasher safe?
No, wooden bowls will hold their shape and beauty by hand washing them and periodically reconditioning it with Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil.You can find more detailed care instructions here.
Can wooden bowls go in the fridge?
Yes, if you’ve made something in your Andrew Pearce Bowl and want to keep it cold for a later time in the day, it is safe to put your wooden bowl in the refrigerator.
What is the best oil for wooden bowls?
Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil. It’s food-safe, non-toxic, and allergen-free.Learn more about Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil.
How do you protect the bark on a live edge bowl?
Our wooden products are made to showcase a live edge, meaning that the bark has been removed and what you see is a beautiful natural looking edge that lives just below the bark.
How do you prepare a new wooden salad bowl before use?
When you purchase an Andrew Pearce Wooden Salad Bowl, you should clean it before use with warm water and soap. Towel dry the bowl and apply Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil to a completely dry bowl to protect the natural wood further. Learn more about wood care.
Can you put boiling water in a wooden bowl?
You do not want to put boiling water or leave any standing water in your wooden bowl. Water will cause swelling of the wood grain and can discolor and warp your wooden bowl.
How do you clean a stained hand carved wooden bowl?
Stains can be harder to remove if you have not taken the initial steps to treat your bowl when you first received it. Nevertheless, try using baking soda (sprinkle it on the stain) and squeeze lemon over the baking soda. Gentle scrub and then use warm water and towel dry to finish the process. Finally, apply a light coating of Andrew Pearce Refined Walnut Wood Oil.You can find more detailed care instructions here.
Why can’t you put wood bowls in a dishwasher?
The simple answer is that wooden products will warp if they are soaked in pressurized, scalding hot water. The intensity of the washing cycle in a dishwasher will cause the grain of your wooden bowl to swell, crack, warp, and discolor.
Visit our Burl Gallery
Possibly the most unique wooden art form is that of a Burl. Woodworkers skillfully sculpt each burl to reveal nature’s fingerprint. Each burl is a one-of-a-kind treasure that deserves patience, focused attention, and a delicate hand. Visit our Burl Gallery in Hartland, VT or shop our burls online.