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I Need to Know How to "Age" the Look of New Chrome
I have a pedestal sink from the 1800's that I'm going to install in a new home. The fixtures can't be used on it, so I have a brand new chrome faucet that I would like to give an "aged" look to. I've been told that it can be acid washed, but I don't want to do anything without having really good instructions. Any advice please?
- Memphis, Tennessee
The best way to age metal is to soak it in vinegar for an hour then leave it to dry for a day or so.
- Essex, UK
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