Metallic Finishes & Effects - DIY
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How to age copper using ONLY household cleaners
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She says, “I used a cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt and put it in a spray bottle. I’ve also used straight vinegar before with salt to get similar results but the hydrogen peroxide seems to really speed it up! This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina, copper, brass, galvanized or steel.”
Homemeade Formula for Aging Metal - 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt. Put it in a spray bottle. This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina...copper, brass, galvanized or steel.
Aging pots and metal in the garden
age galvanized metal - Mix water, vinegar and salt in a small spray bottle. Use 2 tbsp. of salt per pint of water. Add vinegar for a 50/50 mixture. Dissolve the salt completely. 4 Spray the entire area you wish to distress with the solution. Scrub the area with a stiff bristle brush or steel wool. This will remove the protective galvanized coating that is on the metal so it will start to age more quickly. Continue until the metal has a dull appearance. Rinse and let air dry.
How to Make Galvanized Metal Look Old | eHow
Faux Rustic Brass Patina How To - DIY uses layers of paint, fake gold leaf, wax & stain to give an aged brass look with more depth than a simple layer of brass-colored paint.