finish for a French rolling pin
I just completed turning a French rolling pin for a friend of mine. We saw it in a shop in the Amana Colonies here in Iowa and she was going to buy it for $25. I said, "I can make you one of those for free!"
I dug out some old walnut I had hanging around, milled up a 2x2x21 inch blank and had at it. It came out pretty well. The rolling pin itself is 18" long; the center is 1-7/8" dia. and it tapers to 1" at each end. See picture.
This bit of woodworking will touch food so I need some advice on what finish to apply. I'm thinking some kind of natural oil finish that's food safe, but I'd like to get some suggestions from the experts on this forum.
Any advice is greatly appreciated.