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Antiquing Hardware

Being able to add a custom patina to off-the-shelf hardware opens up a lot of possibilities for your projects. The ammonia, muriatic acid, and lacquer thinner you might need are available at your local home center or hardware store. THe darkening solution I used was from the Woodsmith Store (465399). I also found darkening solutions at Van Dyke's Restorers (02249614 & 02001547). Information for both sources is shown below.


  • Van Dyke's Restorers
  • Woodsmith Store in Clive
    • 800-444-7527
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