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Posted April 02, 2013 - 12:27 PM

Is there a chemical that will give new brass an aged patina?


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Posted April 02, 2013 - 02:32 PM

Aging Brass


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Posted April 02, 2013 - 03:06 PM

You shall ask and there you go-'The answer".

 

 

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Posted April 02, 2013 - 04:41 PM

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Posted April 03, 2013 - 06:52 PM

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Posted April 03, 2013 - 06:55 PM

I didn't know the answer to this one, but I like finding answers when someone has the need.   

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Posted April 04, 2013 - 12:24 AM

A couple years ago I rebuilt my woodstove and I had the opposite question about the brass/glass door.  I tried every solution/polish/home remedy known to the "StoveNet" gang with no joy.  I could not get an even "new brass look" too the door frame.  No, NeverDull didn't work either.  I know it won't keep it's look, but I wanted to get it to where it would age and patina evenly again with no blotchy areas and streaks.



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Posted August 14, 2013 - 08:44 PM

I knew a guy that told me urine will age copper. Never tried it, but it might be worth a shot on brass. And no, I'm not kidding either!



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Posted August 20, 2013 - 07:49 PM

A teaspoon of table salt to 8 oz water.

dampen clean cloth apply  soak w cloth 8-10 hrs then let dry over nite. should start to age in a few days. 

JUST don't overdo salt.

I learned this trick from my hot-rod buddies.


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Posted August 21, 2013 - 07:12 AM

I knew a guy that told me urine will age copper. Never tried it, but it might be worth a shot on brass. And no, I'm not kidding either!

Thanks, but I believe I would experiment with ammonia first!






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