Having a vat of bubbling acid in your studio space can be a bit intimidating, right? Well, with a few safety precautions, you'll be pickling your pieces with confidence. Make sure you keep your pickle pot in a well-ventilated area. To protect your table surface. Place the pot on an old cookie sheet or tray. Use copper tongs to grasp pieces as they go in and out of the pickle. Keep the lid on the pot so fumes are not escaping and make sure to rinse pieces well under running water after removing them.
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