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skimmer
Radiator bronzing

Hi everyone,
I have 9 very nasty looking but fully functional radiators heating my 1918 catalog home. About half of them have been painted with numerous coats of paint in colors which I find offensive :) The remainder have not been painted and are the original bronzy color, but are extremely dinged-up and could use some love too.

I have been reading about refinishing radiators and I want to go the route of bronzing them. I have a lot of woodwork original to the house and think this would look gorgeous. However, I am having a lot of trouble finding information on the bronzing liquids and powders that are mentioned online. I haven't found anything with a brand name, let alone information on where to buy! Can anyone help?

Thanks so much in advance!
Tracy

NashuaTech
Re: Radiator bronzing

Tracy:

The site below might work:

If it was MY house I'd see if a local auto body shop would take them to sand blast then paint---they'd come out looking like new.

http://www.oldhousejournal.com/Bronze_Beauties/magazine/1014

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