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Cleaning Brass

Who Knew? sugar and lemon juice

How To Clean Brass, Copper & More: {DIY Methods}

Ingredients 1/2 a lemon a teaspoon or so of baking soda a small bowl to mix your paste and some dirty brass *adjust to suit project and juiciness of lemons

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

  • Ron DeMattio

    Still have not tried this myself. Our knobs turn out to have some worn clear coat and may need to be repainted.

  • Lisa Graddy

    did it work?

  • JaCinda DeVance

    It looked as though it worked!!! I'll give you more details this evening!!

  • Ron DeMattio

    Let me know if it worked, Jacinda. I pinned it after seeing it in several places. We have old brass doorknobs in our house, and I haven't gotten to them yet.

  • JaCinda DeVance

    I hope this works!! (Crossing fingers) I'm doing this right now...

Cleaning brass items. Did you know you can use ketchup to clean brass? — Clumsy Crafter

  • Liz Yates

    Ketchup will clean your copper coookware. Works good!

cleaning brass - in a glass or plastic bowl (never metal) mix 2/3 cup distilled white vinegar with 2/3 cup flour. once the mixture is smooth, add 1/2 cup of salt and stir until mixed in.

How to clean brass the easy way - C.R.A.F.T.

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.)

Bob Vila's Tip of the Day: The first thing you need to know before polishing any brass object is whether the item is solid brass, or brass-plated steel, zinc, or cast iron. The easiest way to check is by placing a small magnet on the piece you’re not sure about. Magnets will not stick to solid brass, so if the magnet sticks, the piece is brass-plated. Plated items can be cleaned with hot soapy water, but rubbing or polishing them too aggressively can remove the brass plating.

Home Remedy for Cleaning Brass Plated Hardware

how to clean brass bullet shells - just tried this and it's pretty amazing ❤️

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How to Clean Brass - and how to verify that what you THINK is brass is actually brass!!!

How to clean brass - solid brass AND brass plated (plus how to tell the difference).

@2ndWindCabin shares tips on how to clean up thrift store finds - here's an example!

Bar Keeper's Friend, makes cleaning brass amazingly easy!

Cleaning Brass. Refinishing an antique front door and it has gorgeous brass fixtures. Going to try this tomorrow see how this technique works.

  • Anna Williams

    I've found it doesn't work well on hardware as well - I tried it on a dresser. I think it only works for mild tarnishing like the tray had!

  • Becky Winkler

    This method did not do the job. After a 4 hour soak and a 12 hour soak it did take away the deep black with a bit of rubbing. No shine! My husband then bought Brasso and it basically did about the same thing. What really did the job was a wire wheel on his grinder and all was complete in less than 15 mins including the screws. ..He said it was the wire wheel that really did the really no chemicals needed. Wire wheel wins!

How To Clean Brass Using 2 Natural Kitchen Ingredients (lemon, baking soda) | Apartment Therapy

Bob's Tip of the Day: You can make metal shine by treating it with a paste of salt and lemon juice. Apply to copper, brass, or steel with an old toothbrush, and you'll remove tarnish or rust in no time. It also works on food-stained plastic dishes!

How to Clean Brass ... Best method without chemicals = Flour/Vinegar Paste

How to clean brass handles (and stuff) Sugar & Lemon

How to Clean Brass naturally

How to Clean Brass

How to clean brass

MAY DAYS: How To Clean Brass Hardware 2T salt, 2T vinegar, 2C hot water, soak 1-2H

How to Clean Brass with Bar Keepers Friend. Worked perfect !