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"6a. Non-Industrial, Hobbyists, DIY, Around Home"

• How to Get the Look of Aged (Antique) Nickel Plating open Q. - October 28

• Dishwasher ruined shiny aluminum -- How to fix it? - October 26

• Lime-A-Way on stainless steel fridge door took away the shine open Q. - October 22

54890-4i Q&A on Theda Sterling Silver Medals, Crosses, & Jewelry - October 20

• How to polish, finish, & protect a copper table open Q. - October 15

• Iridescence with patinas and metal restoration - October 12

• Value of silver plated nickel silver? - October 10

• Dirilyte Gold-tone Flatware - October 9

• Cleaning an old copper kettle for apple butter - October 5

• Cause of black mark on skin from gold jewelry open Q. - October 1

61491-1i Gold plated copper sneaker caps - September 29

• Can't get part to anodize! open Q. - September 29

• Improving adhesion of paint to polypropylene - September 27

• Dried-on Brasso removal - September 27

• Restore Silver damaged by bleach - September 27

8999-3i Home made Hull Cell and Acid Copper Plating additives - September 23

• Mineral spirits to clean rancid oil off my teak dining table? open Q. - September 19

• QS8 Connector Issues / Plating - September 14

• Problems and solutions about aluminum chain-mail - September 12

• Ashes from bonfire effect on paint - September 12

• Rust finish for galvanized tin? - September 9

blue tub is white when dry Blue bathtub turns white only when dry - September 6

• Remove water stains / water marks from Corten - September 6

• 1977 Silver Penny - September 6

26107-3i Restoring dark metal finishes on old Craftsman houses and farm houses - September 3

• Removing protective plastic film adhesive residue - August 31

• Brass is pink from improper cleaning - August 31

• Cold Rust Bluing Methods open Q. - August 21

• How to remove oxide from our terminals? open Q. - August 19

• Dirilyte gold-tone flatware: Cleaning / Polishing / Storing - August 16

• Wood stove: Can't find high temperature enamel in right color open Q. - August 16

• Removing Teflon non-stick coating from Visions and Pyrex Glass Cookware open Q. - August 16

23481-1i Polished Aluminum Clearcoat Secret - August 16

• Nickel Plating Appearance in the Late 19th Century open Q. - August 16

• What will take tarn-x stains off a stainless sink? - August 16

• Why Noxon Brass and Silver Polish (and Quick Dip) Disappeared - August 14

• Seasoning & Restoring Cast Iron Cookware - August 14

• Dishwasher ruined shiny aluminum -- How to fix it? - August 6

• Need to find Hawes Lemon Oil - August 4

• Problems and solutions in copper electroforming - July 29

• How to Fix mercury damage to gold jewelry - July 29

• Could ashes from our bonfire have ruined the paint on neighbor's car? - July 27

• Sulfur springs turned my silver jewelry black. How to fix? - July 24

30186-2i Lime-Away damaged stainless steel sink - July 24

• Acid copper sulphate plating problem: copper concentration is growing - July 23

27662 Cleaning corroded pennies and coins - July 18

• Questions & Answers about Zinc or galvanized countertops open Q. - July 9

• 18K gold ring turned my finger black - July 8

• Kenrick 19th century cast iron open Q. - July 4

• Refinishing bronze table legs - July 4

20240-4i Penny isn't copper color - what do I have? - July 2

22798-i Re-Finishing Zinc/Zamac/Pot Metal gun parts and replicas - July 2

• Copper plating of lead bullets, cheap & simple open Q. - June 30

32468-1i Allergic reaction to gold rings - June 26

• Sealing asphalt shingles with soybean oil? open Q. - June 17

• How to refinish brass lamps open Q. - June 15

• How to maintain/protect zinc plated steel shelving - June 14

• Restore Silver damaged by bleach ... toothpaste is the answer - June 12

Damaged finish on copper table - June 2

FB Rogers Silver Co. -- Is it Sterling or Plated - May 29

46795-2i Discoloration of black zinc plated parts - May 27

Nickel plating old gold clubs at home - May 25

Acid testing for silver & precious metals - May 23

Etching of steel texture plates for rolling mill with copper sulfate & salt - May 20

Spray chroming with silver nitrate open Q. - May 19

Looking for "NicSand" Aluminum Oxide Sanding Gel - May 19

40020-3 Blacken a copper sink - May 17

18494-1i Black anodizing is purplish not black - May 16

Bluing/Black Oxide/Zinc Phosphate Thanks! Resolved :-) - May 13

sterling silver jewish star Replating of silver jewelry Thanks! Resolved :-) - May 11

Painting inside of galvanized stock tanks (underwater use) - May 10

Electroplating & grinding vs. a piston bush to repair piston open Q. - May 9

19866-8i Cleaning/repairing zinc tabletop open Q. - May 9

Painted yard art now lacks patina - May 8

Paint a roof to look like real copper - May 8

Alternatives to achieve rainbow effect - May 5

Brass Finishers in the 1800's open Q. - May 4

Painting an aluminum boat - May 3

Re-do nickel-lined copper cookware open Q. - May 2

54096-2i Can gold be reclaimed from old ceramic dishes with gold trim on the edges open Q. - May 2

Decorative anodizing of titanium - April 25

Oxidize copper without patinating solution - April 25

How to do Gold Plating of Vinyl Records open Q. - April 24

Problems and solutions in copper electroforming - April 19

Dishwasher ruined shiny aluminum -- How to fix it? - April 19

Restoring the yellow dichromate finish on automobile carburetors open Q. - April 18

UV light is tarnishing silver? - April 14

39401-3i Remove copper-nickel cladding from copper core coins? open Q. - April 14

Clear Coating Stainless Steel? - April 13

Silver polish (Tarn-X) stained my stainless steel sink open Q. - April 12

Copper plating steel in home shop - April 9

How to Make Aluminum Corrode / Patina? - April 4

54890-3i Theda Sterling Silver Medals, Crosses, & Jewelry open Q. - April 1

19211-1i Copper-plating of leaves and bark - April 1

Remove Teflon coating from pot with oven's self-cleaning temperature? - March 31

45803-2i What kind of finish is on my grill? Thanks! Resolved :-) - March 28

52522-2i Grout cleaner stains on my stainless steel fridge! open Q. - March 25

Cold galvanising over black oxide or solid rust Thanks! Resolved :-) - March 23

Want to plate nickel silver watch dials RFQ: London, England - March 21

Allergic to black rhodium - March 20

61414-1i Coating hot tub parts open Q. - March 20

How to remove epoxy from stainless steel floor open Q. - March 17

Hot rolled steel stairs open Q. - March 16

30442-5i Decorative painting of a metal mailbox open Q. - March 12

Gold leaf for ornate bronze lamp? - March 10

26515-1i Want my stainless steel table brushed or dulled down RFQ Philadelphia - March 8

Etching Al-Cu PCBs open Q. - March 6

Clear coat sealer for cast iron bird bath - March 5

Cleaning/restoring vintage tin humpback trunk open Q. - March 4

30103i Making black watch dials brown open Q. - March 2

9941-7i Silver Pennies - March 2

Artist Anodizing of Aluminum - March 1

Cleaning Dirilyte Gold-tone Flatware Thanks! Resolved :-) - February 23

Corten Rusted Steel -- Q&A, Applications, Problems open Q. - February 20

Why would yellow gold turn silver? - February 18

Is Rit Dye Effective for Anodizing? - February 18

Copper/Aluminum interaction and galvanic/hydrolysis problems open Q. (February 16)

43497-1i Need replating of dark brass coffee table RFQ Miami FL (February 15)

Medallion Liquid Gold electroless (replacement-catalytic) product open Q. (February 15)

1029-1i Need fiberglass and resin mask gold plated RFQ Kansas City MO (February 15)

Three-color anodizing open Q. (February 11)

"Rainbowing" and "Bluing" of Stainless Steel (February 11)

Recipe for red patina on brass & copper (February 10)

Restore brass doorknobs, ashtrays, etc. (February 10)

How to Strip nickel plating from iron or steel (February 10)

Q&As about Gold Plated Flatware open Q. (February 4)

"Aluminium paint" applications and issues open Q. (February 3)

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