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x   RUST

Tip details how to remove rust from an object using a battery charger and a steel bucket.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 12

Tip suggests using a rust-removing toilet bowl cleaner to remove rust stains from glass beads.
BEAD & BUTTON #29 Feb 1999 pg. 8

Tip: How to keep the face of a hand plane from rusting without using oil.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. 80

Rust. What is it and how to prevent it.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1984 (v.7#11) pg. 47

Rust treatments for various types of metal objects are described.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1987 (v.10#10) pg. 11

Tip on coating bolts (inserted into wooden spars) to avoid corrosion.

How to remove or prevent rust.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #116 Apr 1970 (v.20#3) pg. 52

How to use chemical methods to remove rust and corrosion from iron, steel and aluminum products in the home.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #169 Jan 1976 (v.26#1) pg. 34

How to combat rust. Chemical, abrasive and lubricant rust removal described along with rust preventative paints, primers and aerosol cold galvanizing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 52

Tip: How to keep tools in a tool box from rusting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 108

10 ways to stop rust and corrosion. Looks at lawn furniture, grills, toys, wrought iron work, tools, metal doors, and cars.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 50

Tip: Use camphor to protect your tools from rust.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #265 Jan 1986 (v.36#1) pg. 96

Tip: Use shredded paraffin dissolved in paint thinner to protect workbench tops, machinery tables, and hand tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 10

Tip on cleaning surface rust off the table of a drill press.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #288 Apr 1988 (v.38#4) pg. 112

How to remove rust and restore old tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 5

Getting rid of rust and slowing its inevitable return.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 62

How to prevent rust stains (caused by drywall corner bead) from bleeding through paint.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 10

Metal corrosion. Understanding how it works can help you build more life into your structures. A look at the causes and cures for galvanic corrosion.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 64
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 4

Tip: Wax machine platens and tools to prevent rust and make the work slide easier.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 13

Tip: Use silicon spray instead of paste wax to prevent tool rusting.
FINE WOODWORKING #7 Summer 1977 pg. 12

Tip: Mixture of motor oil and kerosene prevents rust on tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #7 Summer 1977 pg. 12

Tip: Prevent rust on tools by applying a chemical which will "phosphatize" the surface. The chemical is sold at auto-paint stores.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 12
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 14

Tip: Only use vegetable-tanned leather as covers for tools or other items subject to rusting.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 14

Tip: Use 3M Dry Lubricant to prevent rust on tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 6

Tips on removing and preventing rust on machine tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #47 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 14
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 4

Use full-strength natural vinegar to remove rust from old tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 10

Tip on preventing rust on cast-iron tables found on woodworking tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #79 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 24
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 6

Tip on rust proofing and marking your steel tools by applying liquid gun bluing.
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 18

Tip on using vinegar (acetic acid) to remove rust from tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 20

Tips on preventing rust in a seasonal workshop.
FINE WOODWORKING #118 May-Jun 1996 pg. 22

Tip on using water stone slurry to remove rust from metal tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 14

Tips on cleaning and protecting the steel tables on your power tools.
HOME MECHANIX #682 Feb 1985 (v.81) pg. 22

Maintaining metal around your home. (1) Repair dented/damaged aluminum siding. (2) Protecting steel and iron from corrosion. (3) Caring for brass and copper.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 18

Winterize rusty metal. Tips on scraping, priming and refinishing rusty metal.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1983 (v.8#7) pg. 20

Tips on repairing and repainting rusty decorative ironwork.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 17

Keep garden tools clean and rust free by plunging into a bucket of oil-soaked sand after every use.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.13#6) pg. 19

Rust: How to fight it. A look at the products that can be used to remove rust from metal objects and coatings that will protect metal.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 38

How to end stains from rusty nails by countersinking, removing rust, priming, and filling hole.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 118

Protect steel tools from rust with a coating of gun bluing solution.
KITPLANES Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 83

Loosening a frozen or rusted nut.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #423 Aug 1963 (v.59) pg. 108

Tip: How to loosen and remove rusted nuts.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 14

Tip on using vinegar to remove rust on hardware and tools.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 14

Tips on preventing rust in a basement workshop.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall-Winter 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 39

Tips for keeping rust from your tools.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 38

Tip: A solution to apply to tools that will inhibit rust.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1979 (v.7#6) pg. 71

How to clean rust deposits out of old pipes by replacing nipples and cleaning out shut-off valves.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1980 (v.8#1) pg. 11

Cast iron. Part 1. Rust removal, painting and minor repairs. How to restore and maintain ornamental ironwork.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.8#2) pg. 13

Tip: Air pump apparatus is used to dislodge rust particles from old plumbing lines.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1982 (v.10#2) pg. 48

Rust converters. An explanation of the brush-on liquids that are applied to a rusty surface to stabilize it. Advice on how to use them correctly.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.26#6) pg. 33

Simple rig cleans rust off pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1963 (v.120#2) pg. 173

Tips on removing rust from metal hand tools and refinishing with metallic paint or solder.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1966 (v.125#6) pg. 158

Bolt threads coated with shellac prevent nuts from "freezing up" (rusting).
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1977 (v.148#2) pg. 111

How to crack impossible nuts. Tips for loosening frozen nuts and bolts like those often found on automobiles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1977 (v.148#4) pg. 116

A guide to ways to combat rust around the house, shop and car. Includes recipes for homemade corrosion removers for rusted iron or steel, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze and silver.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1979 (v.151#6) pg. 114

Tip: Use a length of rope, some oil, and sand (or pumice) to clean and polish a rusty auger bit.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 118

Rust prevention. A homeowner's guide to fighting corrosion on flashing, gutters, railings, nails, plumbing, storm windows, etc. A related article views techniques for removing rust.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1993 (v.170#9) pg. 59, 63

Your personal battle with rust. Tips on proper painting and maintenance to help stop damage from rust.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1967 (v.190#3) pg. 186

An improved method to remove rust from metals. It combines the use of commercial rust removers, lacquer thinner and some elbow grease.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 86

Tips on using cold galvanizing compound as a cure for rust.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1976 (v.208#6) pg. 52

Recipe and tips for keeping tools from rusting.

Tip on using diluted phosphoric acid to remove rust.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #163 Feb 1990 (v.14#7) pg. 34

Status report on the rust prevention and treatment product tests begun in 1988.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #168 Jul 1990 (v.14#12) pg. 3
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #169 Aug 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 29

Tip on derusting small parts using "Vanish" toilet bowl cleaner.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 34

Tip on using vinegar to dissolve rust.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 35

Tips on preventing rust and corrosion around your shop.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #255 Oct 1997 (v.22#3) pg. 13

Tip: Use "Formica Floor Shine" wax to keep metal parts from rusting.
SKY & TELESCOPE Dec 1987 (v.74#6) pg. 668

Tip: Prevent internal corrosion in steel tube aircraft framework by replacing the air with nitrogen under pressure.
SPORT AVIATION Dec 1988 (v.37#12) pg. 60
Added Info SPORT AVIATION Mar 1989 (v.38#3) pg. 65

Tip: Use a veterinary vaccination syringe and needle to inject tube seal into airframes through very small holes. The holes are easily welded shut after treatment.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1989 (v.38#8) pg. 93

Tip: Use an orbital sander, steel wool and WD-40 to clean and polish cast iron and steel tool tables.
WOOD MAGAZINE #5 Jun 1985 (v.2#3) pg. 74

Tip: Pack desiccant (silica gel) in toolboxes and carrying cases to protect your tools from rust.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 18

Rust removal using electrolysis. How to set up a system using a battery charger and a bucket of lye/water solution.
WOOD MAGAZINE #63 Sep 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 74
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #67 Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 6, 9
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 4

Tips on preventing rust on tools.
WOODSMITH #78 Dec 1991 pg. 30
Correction WOODSMITH #80 Apr 1992 pg. 30

Tip on using blocks of synthetic camphor to help prevent tool rusting.
WOODWORK #14 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 6

Electrolytic process for cleaning brass, de-rusting ferrous metals, and sharpening old files.
WOODWORKER #1072 Mar 1983 (v.87) pg. 158

Tip: Keep tools from rusting by storing them in an old (non-working) refrigerator equipped with a tight door seal and stocked with de-humidifying crystals.
WOODWORKER Sep 1988 (v.92#9) pg. 780

Tip on removing rust from power tool tables.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 7

Tip on using kerosene and wax to keep rust from forming on your tools.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 6

Rust busters. An overview of products that reduce the work of rust removal and ease the burden of rust prevention on tools.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 19

How to apply rustproof finishes.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1973 (v.29#3) pg. 40

Tip on how to remove rust from tools and prevent its return.
WORKBENCH Dec 1997 (v.53#6) pg. 8