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    • August 1, 2020 12:18 PM EDT
      • West Glocester, Rhode Island
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      Looking for a recipe for Blacken-it

      Has anyone made their own Chemical Blackener?  I've had good luck with Blacken-it and Jax but wonder if there is a cheaper DIY solution (pun intended).  I did find someone using Copper Sulfate crystals and a bit of sulfuric acid.



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    • August 1, 2020 1:33 PM EDT
      • Saint Helena, CALIFORNIA
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      Here is a rather in-depth article from 2007 - CHEMICALLY BLACKENING BRASS


      It looks well researched and may be of use to you.  As I still have a relatively full bottle of Blacken-It I have not needed to seek out a replacement yet.

      This post was edited by Mark Hadler at August 3, 2020 9:26 AM EDT
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