To remove rust from tools without using toxic chemicals, mix 1 part molasses with 9 parts water in a container, then soak the rusty items between several days and two weeks.
The solution breaks down the rust and holds it in suspension. Once the rust has been removed, take the items out, clean them off, and go over them with a wire brush.
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Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.
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