Drinkable Cup finish
I'm making a cup from wood and I was wondering if i can use "MINWAX water based ,oil modified, polyurethane for a drinkable finish. It is wood from home hardware and quite soft.
Well polyurethane is toxic but if it dries to a rock hard finish it may be safe. Hot liquids could modify it though. And soft wood may be too porous for a real tight finish. Best to speak to the manufacturer.
I would use plain wood without a finish of any kind. That would be safest for liquids especially if hot.
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