A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN you can have in metal finishing.
on this site FORUM
Artificially aging a brass and steel bayonet
I would like to artificially age an original but in mint condition bayonet (to be used on a historical display about the WWI trenches) the handle is made of brass and the blade is made of steel, what product or method should I use to age this item? It should ideally look quite used and should not be shiny.
- London, England, U.K.
November 13, 2010
The answer is "DON'T" ruin this awesome artifact. You will destroy its value both monetarily and historically.
- Grey Forest, Texas
This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site
Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.
If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:
JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables
Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices
How Google uses data when you visit this site.