The walnut oil used for the maintenance of wooden boxes is only suitable for unpainted, waxed wooden boxes. The frequency of use should not be too high. Generally, it can be used once every 2-3 months. In a relatively dry environment, the maintenance interval can be appropriately shortened, and maintenance is performed once a month or so. But be careful when using it. Oil has the property of vacuuming, and too much use will make the dust adhere to it, resulting in a greasy feeling.
In order to protect the paint film from being scratched and to display the wood texture, the panel of the wooden box is usually placed on the countertop with a thick glass plate, and a small suction pad is used to separate the glass plate and the wooden countertop. It is recommended not to use a transparent crystal plate.
The wooden box is generally used for a long time, so it is necessary to protect the surface coating of the wooden box frequently. It is best to wipe it with a little wax every three months, which not only increases the appearance of the wooden box, but also protects the wood.
Avoid overturning of solvents such as alcohol and banana water. Otherwise, there will be “scars” on the surface of the wooden box. When the surface of the wooden box is stained with dirt, wash it with mild soapy water. After drying, wax it again to restore the original appearance. However, do not wipe it with solvent-based liquids such as gasoline, kerosene, turpentine, etc., otherwise it will be wiped off. The sheen of paint and lacquer on the surface.
The wooden box must be properly stored, and the objects stored in the cabinet should not exceed the door frame. If the cabinet is often squeezed and plugged, the cabinet door will be deformed. The mahogany surface of the wooden box is generally brittle, such as the table top and the chair surface. Always pay attention to prevent bumps and cracks. If you find that the tenon is lost when using or moving, you must re-gluing and sealing before use.
To keep the wooden box tidy, clean the dust with a clean gauze daily. Chemical brighteners should not be used to avoid stickiness and damage to the paint film. In order to maintain the brightness of the paint film of the wooden box, the walnuts can be crushed, peeled, and then polished with three layers of gauze.