To Top

Cleaning and Reusing Metal Tins

I have metal tins that contain solvent based inks and metallic flakes. I want to clean and reuse these tins. Any ideas?

By Michael from Cape Town

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Anonymous
January 20, 20110 found this helpful

You can use them to keep nails, screws, thumb tacks, craft supplies, etc. in. If you can't find a use for them for yourself then donate them to a retirement home or a school for the folk to make craft projects.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 21, 20110 found this helpful

Clean them with the solvent for them. Depending on what the solvent is, that could be water, paint thinner etc.

Try nail polish remover also, as that is a common solvent.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Cleaning Metal
Cleaning Metal
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning MetalJanuary 19, 2011
Guides
Uses for Cookie Tins
Reusing Tins
Game made form an Altoids tin.
Crafts Made Using Altoids Tins
Altoids and Other Mint Tins
Uses for Altoid Candy or Mint Tins
Cleaning Rust off of Metal
Removing Rust from Metal
More
🎆
Fourth of July Ideas!
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/05/23 01:18:49 in 2 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!