I thought it would be cool to make a cigar box amp cabinet that looks like a well worn combo amp from the 50's. I found the perfect metal handle for it but it's too shiny and new. Does anyone have a recipe for oxidizing metal fast. I'd prefer something other than nasty chemicals. Thanks.
There is some info
Mix vinegar and salt - its harmless but will age your stuff in no time.
If it has a protective coating on remember to remove it with a little wirewool or sand paper first.
If its chromed or has a similair hard finish, take the blowtorch to it and red hot it.
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