How to Rusty Metal Pieces Using Vinegar, Hydrogen Peroxide and Salt
I love patina and rusted, aged metal pieces and needed some for my future project so instead of collecting them over some period I decided to aged some new metal pieces and speed my process.
I've tried lots of different ways for aging metal but this method gave the best results. If you only apply vinegar it will give a great aged look but I was looking for somethig more effectively.
And this is the result.
I have to mention that this instructions are not so technical and that I left metal pieces to soak in vinegar and hydrogen peroxide for a day but you can leave it from 30min to a day, just depends on how you want your metal pieces to be rusty.
Some pieces come out perfectly rusty and aged and some not it depends on what kind metal pieces you are using. I don't want each piece to be rusted or aged exactly the same so I'm fine with every result that comes.
Hydrogen peroxide is an oxidizer and salt, when left on metal, is corrosive and will cause rust.