> I've got a project that I had to wait a week between soldering and
> applying the patina. The copper patina turned out to be very thin, you can
> see the solder color through it. I had cleaned it with flux remover when I
> finished soldering & I went over the solder lines with a fine steel wool
> before applying the patina. But it still looks thin. Any suggestions to make
> a nice deep, rich patina?
resoldering it will give the best fininish...maybe... try rubbing all
the patina off with steel wool again. then rewash the whole thing again
with baking soda and joy. i don't like using flux remover, because i can
never get all of it off, and the patina does'nt stick to it. then after
drying, rub it down with denatured alchohol.
then re-patina it again, using a brush or a rag you don't want anymore.
wash it off with the baking soda-joy mix. then polish and wax it. just
don't polish too hard.
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