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SandWWoman 05-23-2007 03:57 PM

Duplicating Older Finishes?
I'm wondering... is it possible to duplicate at home the translucent, glossy black finish of early Colts, which I believe is cabonia, without a gas furnace (using, for instance, a cooker, and then oil to quench it in. If so, what oil?

Also, has anyone ever tried to truly charcoal blue - with a fire and then rubbing down with lime / oil?

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