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Mum’s miracle hack for restoring ruined chopping boards

Mum’s miracle hack for restoring ruined chopping boards

An online Melbourne mum and avid Tik Tok user by the name of Mama Mila has wowed fans with her amazing hack to bring scratched wooden chopping boards back to life – and it’s so easy you can get it done in just minutes.

“This hack is so quick and it's completely chemical-free,” writes Mila. “Just cut a lemon in half and rub the entire board with the juice. Once you've rubbed the board with lemon juice, sprinkle coarse sea salt and rub that in with a cloth.”

Leave it for a few moments, and then rinse the board and leave it to dry.

“Finally, rub it with mineral oil as this prevents it from absorbing moisture and cracking over time.”  

METHOD

  1. Cut a lemon in half and rub the lemon juice into your wooden chopping board.
  2. Sprinkle coarse sea salt and rub it in with a microfibre cloth.
  3. Leave for a few moments, then rinse the board and leave it to dry.
  4. Rub is with a mineral oil to prevent it from absorbing moisture and cracking over time.
Thousands who viewed the quick and easy hack were blown away by just how simple and effective it is, writing “OMG” and “this is fantastic”.

“I need this,” another wrote, “my board just cracked.”

Others said they would definitely try it for themselves.

IMAGES: Tik Tok / Mama Mila