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How to Remove Rust from a Gardening Shovel

What you need

  1. How to Remove Rust from a Gardening Shovel, How to Remove Rust from a Gardening Shovel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Fill a large container with water.

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    • Add an ample amount of distilled white vinegar.

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    • Soak the shovel for at least 10 minutes, but ideally for 24 hours.

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    • Scrub the shovel with a scrub brush.

    • Scrub with a tooth brush.

    • Scrub with a Brillo pad.

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    • Refill the large container with fresh water.

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    • Add 1-2 cups of baking soda.

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    • Soak the shovel for 15 minutes.

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    • Rinse the shovel.

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    • Dry the shovel completely.

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    • Oil the shovel with coconut oil.

Conclusion

Repeat process until rust is completely removed.

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