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    just out of curiosity i made some cups and finished them with 4 coats of polyurethane and i was wondering if you can wash them ? dishwasher?

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    I wouldn't try it........... in my book ................
    Usually busier than a cat in a sandbox !!!!!!!!!!! MB { Dewalt 788 only }

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      Yes you can wash them, but not in the dishwasher.
      As a general rule, you shouldn't put anything with wood in the dishwasher, not even a spatula with a wooden handle..
      The extreme tempratures will cause the wood to split....
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        As a general rule, anything wooden gets washed by hand, never in the dishwasher. Even washing by hand, I don't like to let them set in a sink of water. A quick wipe down with soapy water, rinse under clear running water and then dry immediately. That will help your wooden kitchen items last longer, regardless of the finish.
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          Thank you all very much !

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