Video 1 ~ Steel Preparation for Patina (Color) Application.
Project: 32" X 21" 12AWG HR Steel
Pre-Soaked to Remove All Dross & Mill-Scale
Grinder: 4" Makita ( I also use a Variable Speed
4" Metabo Angle Grinder) Any angle grinder
you prefer is just fine.
Abrasive: 80-Grit , 4-1/2" Flap Disc
(Use120-Grit for an even higher polish)
Time To Complete Each Piece: Approx. 3 Minutes
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Video 3 ~ COPPER F/X on Bare Steel w/ PEWTER F/X added for Bronzing
and aging (darkening) of the Copper F/X finish.
Shortened Video...Little Detail
Finished Results at End of Video
Ready Now For Clear-Coat
I use & highly recommend PPG DELTRON DC3000 tm, but you can use any clear-coat that you prefer, even
Note: All patinas made by STEEL F/XTM require a clear-coat to prevent discoloration & rusting. Wax or oil is okay for indoor pieces, but outdoor
pieces need UV protection that only a high-quality clear-coat can provide.
Video 2~ COPPER F/X on Bare Steel w/ PEWTER F/X added for
Bronzing and Darkening effects. (Adds a lot of "richness" to
the Copper F/X treated steel.
(Full-Length Video...More Detail)
Video 4 ~ COPPER F/X , TORCH F/X, BRONZE F/X and PEWTER F/X on Bare Mild Steel that
has been properly polished.
Video 5~ TORCH F/X on Copper F/X
It is important to use the TORCH F/X in a close, soft, repetitive spray. Limit the use to a small area as seen in the video, until you achieve the level of blue that you want, then neutralize with water & move to a new area.
You can also drizzle, drip, or drag saturated sponge, cloth or brush an area with the Torch F/X repeatedly for some very interesting effects.
The STEEL F/XTM Patinas & Dyes are very versatile & you are only limited by your imagination.
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Video 6~ Airbrushing METAL SOLVENT DYES on Bare Mild Steel.
(Air-brush Not Required) You may use bristle brush or
any other method to apply the Dyes.
Video 7 ~ Hot-Rolled Steel / Mill-Scale Removal. Useful Method when your
steel is too large for your tank.
Video 8 ~ Dross Removal using the Norton AVOS (R) Backing Pad
and Disc (36-Grit) on a 4" Angle Grinder. 24-Grit is Now
Available on the 'Supplies' page & it is very aggressive.
I use both, depending on what I'm doing.
Video 9 ~ HD Demo of Copper F/X,
Torch F/X, Gold Rust F/X & Bronze F/X
on 2' X 4' X 10awg Bare Mild Steel Panel
Includes Footage of Proper Steel Preparation.
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Video 10 ~ FLAME F/XTM GEL PATINA
for Steel. May be used on bare, clean steel or over Copper F/Xtm