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Applying a bronze finish on copper




December 6, 2009

hi I am a restoring a antique clock and need to restore the bronze finish to the legs and handles. I have applied copper leafing thought that would do it but it just looks like copper any steps I should do next? Thanks

Craig Jenkins
hobbyist - West Haven, CT, US


December 10, 2009

Can you add some details about your clock-is it made of metal or wood?You can colour copper leaf with liver of sulfur solution(20 gm sodium or potassium sulfide/1 lit water).Hope it helps and good luck!

Goran Budija
- Zagreb,Croatia



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