I found a great old wooden salad bowl (16"/40cm) at a garage sale recently and would like to refinish it. I do love old finishes, but this one is just too far gone - time to start over. I'm hesitant to use something even like "Ready-Strip Pro and Citrus Strip," which is safer than most strippers, because of worries over potential leftover residues in the wood that might leach into the food later. I could always just skip the stripping and go at it with some heavy...