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I've heard of adding beeswax and it may help seal pores plus honey is naturally anti-bacterial so beeswax may be too. I've read that honey was used during the Civil War to coat freshly amputated limbs.
Hmmm - the association between cutting board and amputation, even Civil War, not sure about that.
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It was about the anti bacterial properties of honey, which may also apply to the beeswax. The fact that it was used in field amputations during the Civil War is proof of it's effectiveness.

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