SF Good Questions: How Can I Get the Scratches Out of these Vintage Aluminum Containers?

SF Good Questions: How Can I Get the Scratches Out of these Vintage Aluminum Containers?

AT:SF, I have a question about these cool vintage aluminum containers I got this weekend at a rummage sale near my house in Seattle. They are a bit scratched up and I would love to get them back into good shape again. Any ideas on what I might use to get the scratches and scuffs out?

–Laura

Laura,

Those are a fantastic find! Depending on how precious you feel about the containers, we might work with the scuffs and scratches by taking a bit of steel wool to them, working around the outside in a circle to give them a deliberate, high-texture brushed steel look.

Anyone else?

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