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« on: July 11, 2006, 09:35:01 am »
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One common problem that I have expirienced with iron is that cleaning it of its rust will dfestroy it patination. After it has been cleaned (most of teh time mechanically) you will end up with bare, "new" and shinny iron. In order to re-patinate it you either have to hang it in a hummkid locaction your (e.g. your restroom) for several (hundred) years or you can give it a washing in TANININ. A natural indigrent e.g. contained in red vine, taninin powder can be bought cheaply and will darken your iron finds to a nice black color again.

If you have a find that is only slightly rusted, you can use bown or ivory to scratch of the rust without damaging its patina.

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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2006, 08:10:58 pm »
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Very useful information.  I'll have to look around for some of that powder.

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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2006, 08:17:53 pm »
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You can buy it through either a pharmacy / drug store (whoich will be expensive though) or best through eBay. I got about 2 kilograms of it on eBay for under $10.00. This will last for several years. The results have been pretty good so far. I should post sme pictures.

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Ok, I'll keep Ebay in mind then.  Price sounds pretty good.  By all means pics would be good to see.  

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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2006, 06:06:14 am »
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you can also get tannin powder from any wine making supply.  Wine makers use it in fruit wines that are low or have no tannin.

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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2006, 03:08:14 pm »
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    A person in Germany we know will take the rust off by mechanical or chemical means.  Then he will paint the item  with black water color, and finally put the item in hot wax.  
     With small items he will remove the rust and use a candle to get the wax on.  The smoke from the candle turns the iron a neat old looking, black color and the wax preserves the item.
      I really like the candle method for small iron things.  I found a couple small relics a few days ago that I will wax.  It is important Not  to first remove all the rust down to a shiny metal before applying the smoky wax coating.
     I will try Christian's method

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