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    Posted 8 years ago

    AmberRose
    (364 items)

    As some of you may know, I like to pick up, when they rarely show up, old MCM enamels. Catherine Holm especially. Most of these were work a day cooking pots, and it shows. I have been looking around for a good cleaning tip, and I think I found one. Lemon juice and baking soda.
    Just mix them into a paste, layer it on, let it sit for a while, then scrub with an old tooth brush. Watch out it foams!
    The first picture is of the inside after I had soaked and scrubbed this CH with cleaner, bleach and a few other things. Add mixture...note foam...scrubbed with brush and voila! Not perfect but much much better.

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    Comments

    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Tony you are so fast! Thanks!
    2. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      I have not heard that about the lemon. I have not noticed a fade effect. I am using the concoction to clean off the harden goo, and clean up the grey scuff marks.
      I do know this about dish detergents. I have seen many a ruin treasure due to this effect.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      stunning ,love the cleaning tip and the ch:)
    4. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 8 years ago
      OK ,CW we need restoration tips some where on here, we've got 2 good ones now!!!!!
    5. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Hear hear!
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      yes we do Thanks to you 2 amber and gargoyle with your stunning talents:)
    7. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Sean, can you talk to Hunter? He listens to you :))
    8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      LOL!!!! yes amber I will talk to him!!!
    9. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Big kiss!
    10. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      big kiss to you as well:)

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