Midday Fix: Restoring antique hardware

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Ryan Salzwedel
Weekend Workbench

Restoring Hardware

Step 1
Remove hardware from door and boil in water with dish soap or baking soda.

Step 2
Remove from water and peel softened paint with plastic putty knife; scrub remaining paint with bristle brush.

Step 3
Buff with steel wool and spray with clear lacquer to protect from rust

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