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Thread: I finally found a use for my vegetable oil sitting in the cabinet! :D

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    I finally found a use for my vegetable oil sitting in the cabinet! :D

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    Oiling my bike chains!

    Are there any other uses to vegetable oil, as I have lots, and I only oil my bike chains so often...

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    You can use it to polish stainless steel.

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    I used mine up on wooden things -- handles of some kitchen utensils, some carvings, bowls. I think it might get gunky on bike chains.
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    It is good for seasoning and prepping the BBQ smoker.

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    Also, you can put it in your diesel truck.
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    I've used it in combination with salt to get oil-based paint off my hands.

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    Oils of all kinds work really well at removing make-up (without tears!). I used to get heavy stage make-up off with crisco, and I use coconut oil for my mascara/eyeliner, simply because I have it. But now you're making me think I should buy some cheap vegetable oil for my lids!

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    Use it in a vintage Uncandle or make your own oil-burning lamp.
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    Making homemade playdough. A use for both veg oil AND flour!
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    List it on Craigs and some bio-diesel hobbyist will scoop it up.
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