How to Antique Metal?

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How to antique metal can be done in a variety of ways. Before beginning the process, it is important to clean the metal one is trying to antique with nail polish, soap and water. At this step, one can try several methods, such as applying Clorox, saltwater, and a brush. Be careful not to mix ingredients at same time and always wear protective eyewear an gloves.
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To antique metal is fairly simple. One should wear protective gloves and eye-wear when antiquing metal. Using saltwater and a brush will often achieve the look of antique metal.
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