Care Instructions Care Info You've put a lot of care into choosing your furnishings. And with continued care at home, they should share your address for many years to come. Now for your owner's manual… Basque Java Buffet Dust with soft dry cloth. Do not leave spills unattended. Do not use liquid or aerosol products. Wood characteristics: grain, knots, pitting, mineral deposits. Seasonal splitting and checking are inherent to this product. Handcrafted and unique, slight variation may occur. For soil build-up, wipe with damp cloth & dry. Do not use abrasive cleaner. Avoid direct sunlight. Condition periodically with furniture paste wax. Clean soil build-up with mild soap and water, then dry. Protect from heat and liquids. To prevent a chemical reaction (markings) with the finish, do not place any rubber, vinyl or other synthetic materials on the surface. Use felt pads instead to prevent surface scratches. Surface scratches will occur and can be minimized using "0000" extra fine steel wool and paste wax followed by a soft, dry cloth. Finisher's Formula (sold thru Crate&Barrel) is recommended. Test in an inconspecious spot first and follow mfg. instructions.