How to buff and polish brass

Remember that brass objects are vulnerable to corrosion and stains. Regular buffing and polishing is the only way to keep them shining as new. There are. Polishing year old brass is no easy task. It takes patience and lots of practice to achieve a perfect, scratch free mirror finish. In this article I. Polishing Badly Tarnished Brass: I love the look of well polished brass, but the work can be daunting especially when the level of tarnish is bad.

Mirror finishing a metal like the copper plate I have shown in this Instructable, isn't really hard or 3m polishing compound or any other polishing compound. Wipe the brass with a soft, damp cloth. Run a soft rag under lukewarm water. Wring out the excess, then. Most of the metal is brass. What would be the best method of polishing brass?; what type of polishing compound?; will that compound damage.

Start gently with surface scratches. If your brass is not lacquered, clean it well with a polish formulated for use on brass. Buff energetically to see how much of the. From ketchup to nail-polish remover, household “tricks” for cleaning brass abound. Using a clean, dry cloth, rub off any excess cleaner, then buff brass to a.