Brightening the finish of mid century brasses on a mahogany chest

July 6, 2013 · Filed Under Wenol 

This post is to show how easy it is to brighten the finish of mid century brass pulls with Wenol Red & Blue metal polish.

Items Used:

Instruction and Application:

  1. Squeeze a small amount of the Wenol  polish out of the red tube onto the brass backplate. A small length of 1/4 inch or so is more than enough for each pull.
  2. Spread the polish evenly with your finger tips. If you have some nitrile gloves, it spreads easier and also keeps your hands clean.
  3. Let the Wenol polish sit and work for a minute or so. Make sure you have covered all surfaces including tight areas where the bail mount joins the backplate so that you get an even finish.
  4. Wipe off the Wenol polish before it dries and crusts over with a soft cloth or even a paper towel. If you have a soft horse hair brush it is useful for taking out the polish that can get caught in tight crevices.
  5. Take a microfiber cloth and buff to the desired sheen. If you would like a higher shine, apply the polish again. It took less than 5 minutes on each of the pulls we polished.
  6. For an even higher shine and some longer protection from corrosion, as a last step apply Wenol Ultra Soft polish in the blue tube. It gives you an awesome finish.

Take a look at the before and after pictures below. If you would like similar results, why not buy some Wenol from our recommended online dealer by clicking here.


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