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I was given a beautiful hand made salt box by a friend, but he put a varnish or shellac finish on it that smells so strong, is it safe to put salt into to use for cooking.


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Ron here...

Try letting it air out for a week or 2 to see if that helps the smell dissipate. If it does then a hard varnish finish should be fine for dry material like salt.

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