intentionally making steel rust
May 4, 2007 8:55 AM Subscribe
How can I make something I've fabricated out of cold rolled steel achieve a uniform patina of rust?
posted by machaus to Home & Garden (19 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
I'd like to avoid using anything toxic or nasty like muriatic acid. This doesn't need to be done quickly, it can sit for a couple of weeks.