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45mm black mopstick end cap?

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John Brown

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All I can find are chrome, brass or nickel. Really after black, to match the rest of the house.
I can find black in 54mm, but not in 44mm.
Any suggestions gratefully received...
 

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Buy turned wooden balls from a craft shop, drill to fit, colour black.
 

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I gave up and ordered brass. I reckon it'll look OK once they start to tarnish. Might have to strip the lacquer off...
But thanks for the suggestion. I will bear it in mind if things go wrong.
 

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The good news is blackening of brass is very well know process.

Selenium dioxide solutions are readily available for finishing.

The bad news is, they cost less than £10 but postage takes it nearer to £15-20 :(
 

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