Re: cork cutting boards
In answer to Bob's question; we use Paraplast and it is fine for cutting
At 10:49 PM 04/03/02 -0500, RSRICHMOND@aol.com wrote:
>Laurie Reilly in Queensland Australia notes:
> >>We recycle our waste paraffin wax from the drip tray under the embedding
>centre etc. to make cutting boards. About 1.5L of wax is melted down in the
>oven, poured into a plastic tray (40cm x 28cm) and allowed to solidify. The
>tray is then turned over and flexed and the wax cutting board tipped out.
>The wax is very gentle on cutting instruments and when it gets too dirty it
>can be discarded.<<
>I did this in the old days of plain paraffin wax. I'd been wondering if it
>still worked with modern embedding media.
Mr.Laurie Reilly Ph 07 4781 4468
Physiology & Pharmacology Fax 07 4779 1526
Aust.Inst.of Tropical Vet.& Animal Sc.
James Cook University
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