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Need opinion on sconces...

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Postby Miguel » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:17 am

Just make sure that when you use the steel wool, you follow the direction of the original brushed finish... otherwise it won't look as good.

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Postby roxy500 » Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:50 pm

Hi Atomic Dixie,
I bought similar sconces here in Seattle (mine are cone shaped) and had exactly the same situation as you - I used steel wool and scotch brite pads to remove the brassy coloring. I'm still working on this project, but plan to spray the finished product with a matte finish.

You are more ambitious about the wiring. I just keep hoping my sconces will magically rewire themselves so I don't have to figure out how to do it.

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Postby SDR » Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:09 pm

MPM's anodizing remover sounds like a nice way to go -- no labor, no abuse of the aluminum and a uniform job. . .? Who knew anodizing could be melted away ?

Like many another job, there's "more than one way to skin a sconce. . ."
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