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Program #214 Metal and the Home


This week HandyMa'amŽ works with a variety of metals. Beverly demonstrates how to install a brass foot rail on a kitchen island. Also, a visit to a metal working shop to see how spectacular custom mailboxes are made. Plus, tips on cleaning brass and silver and how to get a faux metal finish.

Product Information

Home Improvement - Install Metal Foot Rails on Kitchen Island

  • Metal File: Stanley, 860-225-5111
  • Cabinets: Aristokraft,
  • Brass Rails , Brackets and Connectors: Renovators Catalog , 800-659-2211
  • Drill / Driver : Black & Decker,
  • Drill Bits: Vermont American,
  • Screwdriver: Bestway Tools , 516-586-4704
  • Tape Measure: Stanley , 860-225-5111
  • Tube Cutter: Superior Tool Co. ,
  • Conduit & Pipe Cutter: Ridge Tool Co.
  • Safety Glasses: Uvex ,
  • Wonder Gloves ™: Division of Wonderworks America Inc. 888-5-WONDER
  • Sharpie Marker: Sanford,

Simple Solution - Clean Silver Forks with String

Home Maintenance - Polishing Silver and Brass

  • Silver Wipes: Connoisseurs Products Corp. 800-851-5333
  • Silver Polish: WJ Hagerty & Sons Ltd., Inc.
  • Ambers paste Wax: The Butcher Co.

Simple Solution- Coat Earring with Nail polish

Decorating/Crafts - Verdigris Finish

  • Plaster Pieces: Patio Accents™ by Accents Unlimited,
  • Acrylic Paints, Gold Foil Kit : Plaid,
  • Paint Brushes: EZ Paintr,
  • Matte Spray Finish: Loctite,
  • Patina Kits: Modern Options ,
  • Rubber gloves: Rubbermaid ,
  • Safety Glasses: Uvex,



Dore Capitani and Martin Heller
Out Front Design Group

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