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 Post subject: Re: Leather Saya Gyuto –Tutorial Note: picture heavy
PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:01 pm 
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Lepus wrote:I've used mink oil on leather shoes, briefcases, and other sundry items for years out of the same container with no hint of it going foul. It may have a lifespan, but I think normal wear vastly eclipses it.

I wouldn't really want to eat it, though, so probably not in a sheath.

It is a rendered fat similar to lard.
Wikipedia -->Mink oil is a source of palmitoleic acid, which possesses physical properties similar to human sebum. Because of this, mink oil is used in several medical and cosmetic products.



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 Post subject: Re: Leather Saya Gyuto –Tutorial Note: picture heavy
PostPosted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:42 am 

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Nothing anyone can say or quote will convince me to eat a product I use for polishing my shoes.


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 Post subject: Re: Leather Saya Gyuto –Tutorial Note: picture heavy
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:56 pm 
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My only point is that it is just as safe as mineral oil.



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