I'm looking to create a tin tile mirror, similar to the ones I see at flea markets and craft shows. I've found a good source for tin tiles, but they are embossed and like new. I am wondering about how to paint and distress the tiles to give a more antiqued/vintage look, similar to the mirror seen here:
Any suggestions would be helpful.
Chris Camfield hobbyist - New York, New York
October 27, 2008
Try 200 gm iron(III)chloride/1 lit water solution.You can download old book on metal colouring by Arthur Hiorns (Internet archive website WWW.archive.org)and then try other formulas for tin colouring. Hope it helps and good luck!
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