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Cleaning Brass

Excelsior Metal Polish for polishing and cleaning cutlery, brass, copper, tin ware and all bright steel and metal work. [front] by Boston Public Library, via Flickr

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How to clean brass naturally - Though there are chemical brass cleaners on the market, try using some of these natural ingredients to clean brass, most of which you probably already have at home. (Ketchup, mild detergent, vinegar, salt, flour, lemon juice and water.)

Brass Cleaner Formula-non-toxic, no fumes mixture 2 T salt 2 T vinegar 2 C hot water Let pieces soak for 1-2 hours.MAY DAYS: How To Clean Brass Hardware

Took an old brass floor lamp; sanded with medium grain sand paper, wiped clean, two coats of spray paint primer, two coats of satin nickel spray paint, two coats of polyurethane; a new shade, new finial and bada bing!

Good tip on cleaning brass hardware: 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1 tsp. salt, then enough flour to make a paste. Thickly brush the paste onto the hardware and let sit for 10 minutes. Then scrub with a toothbrush and rinse. You will be amazed how the build-up just melts off. Finally, polish with a dry rag. I have heard that others use ketchup to polish with a rag...

Etching Brass and Copper. Materials needed: - Ferric Chloride Solution for etching (Radio Shack) - Gloves, safety glasses, apron - Glass or plastic dish to hold etching solution - Dish for water/baking soda rinse - Clear packing tape - Sharpie markers, or other resist copper or brass to etch - Green scotchbrite pad for cleaning copper

this stuff is awesome! Black ink on fabric. wd-40 to the rescue! gone!! like magic.

How to Clean Brass - DIY... this is a great site for all sorts of DIY cleaning tips, tricks, and processes