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Remove Scratches on Mirror Glass


2003

How would one remove slight scratches from the glass surface of an antique beveled mirror? The scratches are on the flat, not the beveled edge.

Thanks,

Susan K [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Sturgis, Michigan


2003

Polishing out the scratch and still maintaining an undistorted reflection will be extremely costly or time consuming. They fix cracks in car windshields with some type of material that I can not see the crack after it is done. You might want to investigate that avenue also. I would try it on an obscure location first to see if you want to do the whole mirror.

James Watts
- Navarre, Florida


2007

To remove small scratches in mirrors try rubbing a regular, not gel, toothpaste in the scratch, then buffing it out with a soft cloth.

Peter Brown
- Reston, Virginia



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