Making Things Work; Stainless Steel, Chrome and Aluminum
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- Making Things Work
- Stainless Steel, Chrome and Aluminum
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WGBH program (C. 1971) hosted by Thalassa Cruso on fix-it projects around the house - how to mend household items, remove stains. Series release date: 1971
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thalasa discusses stainless steel, cautioning against “bargins” and suggesting not so obvious remedies for grubby stainless such as tooth paste and club soda. Thalassa suggests cleaning chrome with kerosene and water and for the truly rusted and pitted pieces she revives the original finish with wet crumpled aluminum foil. Thalassa winds up by cleaning carbon steel blades with 19th century method of a smooth pebble.
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- Home Improvement
- Chicago: “Making Things Work; Stainless Steel, Chrome and Aluminum,” 11/05/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF50AD16145D437C95A30D6029CAD87E.
- MLA: “Making Things Work; Stainless Steel, Chrome and Aluminum.” 11/05/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 26, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF50AD16145D437C95A30D6029CAD87E>.
- APA: Making Things Work; Stainless Steel, Chrome and Aluminum. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF50AD16145D437C95A30D6029CAD87E