Believe it or not maintaining wood products is a lot mroe easy than one might think. With a little know how and elbow grease your products can last generations. I am not export but here are a few tips to prolong your wooden products:
Fill a sink with warm water and dishwashing detergent. Submerge the bowl in the water and scrub it clean, inside and out, with a scrub brush or scrubbing sponge. Do not soak the bowl in the water. Rinse it thoroughly with clean, warm water and dry it as much as possible with a kitchen towel.