How To Make A Wood Coffee Mug
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Making a Wooden Coffee Mug I got this beautiful chunk of walnut from my step dad.He cut down an old walnut tree from my childhood home an it's been air drying for a few years now.I wanted to make the entire coffee mug out of one piece of walnut but the slab I had wasn't tall enough so I ended up adding the maple bottom as you see here.
Food Safe Finish When I started this wood coffee mug project I fully intended to use it as a real coffee mug.I coated the inside with a white Smooth-On plastic resin.When most resins and finishes completely cure after a few weeks they are food safe.
Even if they don't claim to be food safe.Your dining room table for instance probably has a polyurethane finish on it.Polyurethane isn't promoted as food safe but once fully cured after a few weeks it's safe enough to eat off of.
I thought the white plastic resin I used would be perfect but it turns out that it gets soft when exposed to heat which is definitely not food safe.In my research I was able to find a few different 'food safe'...