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To create patina on copper: add ammonia, salt and vinegar overnight.
Copper Red Patina A GOOD TUTO ON FLAME PATINAS
vinegar + salt. Fill a quart yogurt container half full of vinegar, and 1tsp salt. dunk any metal you want to age.
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Homemade wood stains --> pennies soaked in vinegar for a week make gorgeous ocean blue stain
Did you know you can dome pennies? This lady was making buttons with them and provides a tutorial, but I'm thinking jewelry....
Copper Pipe Projects
step by step how-tos on bending pennies to make mosaic penny table. I won't make it but I know one kiddo who might want to make a smaller version.
Inspiring...enlarge your own stamped fingerprint, print out and use carbon paper to copy the fingerprint cut/paste/write/colour/ write memories/phrases/poems or something personal...more suggestions?
Boys and Girls Club Ideas
felt wall hanging
20 Affordable DIY Ideas You Can Do With Pennies .... you know, now that they are out of circulation.
Revive the color and shine of copper cookware. Squeeze ketchup onto a cloth and rub it on pots and pans. After five minutes, rinse with warm water, and towel dry.
cleaning & organizing
Arty Crafty Ideas
Most Valuable Pennies: A List Of 43 U.S. Pennies Worth Holding Onto! | The Fun Times Guide to U.S. Coins
wipe down metal objects with vinegar before painting to keep the paint from peeling - I need to remember this
DIY and Crafts
Artist working with Stencil Impressions | Intrigued? Techniques taught at the Stencil Impressions Virtual Workshop, info w/link jump
I'm willing to bet this can be done with heavy gauge copper, brass, silver, or even gold
Nickles! ...or even pennies! COOL!!
Soak paper towels in vinegar and wrap around faucets. Wait an hour and wipe off.
Stuff I want to make
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks
to look at later