We acquired a library table with a butcherblock top to use as a kitchen island countertop. After sitting in our Atlanta, GA shed for many months, the shiny (polyeurathane?) surface was removed and then the surface was conditioned with mineral oil. About a month ago it was installed on the island. Since then the seams in the top have “opened up”. At the ends it is possible to slide a sheet of paper a couple of inches into the delamination. We would like to be able to clean the surface with a wet cloth but have avoided allowing any water on the surface for the past 3 weeks or so. I am thinking part of this is from the change in humidity. However, what, if any, corrective action should be taken. Can anyone give an opinion on the cause and the propose a cure?
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