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Aging Brass: Cow Poop vs. Horse Doo-Doo

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dt_hayden
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dt_hayden   8/27/2014 10:30:54 AM
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Your level of commitment to detail is commendable.

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Tanning
antedeluvian   8/27/2014 10:14:31 AM
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Max

In ye olden times (and in 3rd world countries) tanning a hide to make leather used dung, urine, cow brains etc. and it sounds a bit like the process you have just followed. So perhaps modern tanning techniques would age the brass as well. I found this crowd (with an outlet in Hunstville).

Just a thought.

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betajet   8/27/2014 9:33:49 AM
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A long time ago I read that Texas A&M used cow manure to age a new brick building so it would fit in with the others.  The technique was called "animal patina" IIRC.

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