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Homemade Copper Cleaner & Polish Recipes

Homemade Copper Polish Ingredients: •2 tablespoons flour •2 tablespoons salt •2 tablespoons white vinegar Directions: Combine the ingredients together in a bowl to make a paste and use a soft cloth to rub the paste onto the copper. Let the paste dry on the copper, approximately for 1-2 hours. Finally, rinse off the paste and then dry and buff with another clean soft cloth.


Copper countertops. This is simply copper sheeting contact cemented onto plywood base, with patinas and a protective epoxy applied.

from Sand and Sisal

How to Polish Copper

Cut a 1/3 off the end of a lemon & pour a generous amount of salt on the lemon. Rub the lemon in circular motions over the copper, squeezing a bit of juice as you go. Rinse with water & dry. Add a light coat of olive oil to buff.


Materials Needed: 1 TBSP Flour 1 TBSP Salt 1 TBSP White Vinegar Instructions: In a small bowl, combine salt and flour. Stir until well blended. Make a thick paste by adding vinegar to the salt and flour. Using a damp sponge or cloth, smear on the paste. Rub gently. Allow polish to dry for approximately one hour. Rinse piece well with warm water. Buff dry with soft cloth.