How to Create a Galvanized Table Top Look

The painted finish of a galvanized steel table top is a look I've always wanted to achieve.

How to create a beautiful galvanized reproduction look on a damaged table top. Homeroad.net

Using a product called Pearl Plaster by Artisan Enhancements it was easy!


How to Paint a Galvanized Table Top Technique. Homeroad.net

The table I chose to galvanize had a very damaged top.


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Pearl Plaster and Graphite Annie Sloan Chalk Paint created the perfect finish!


First I painted the table top in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Graphite which is almost black. 


Next I mixed up the Pearl Plaster with just the right tint of Graphite paint. 

Using a sea sponge I pounced on the pearly-grey plaster paint.


How to create the perfect galvanized steel look with a paint technique. www.homeroad.net

When the paint dried I had the perfect galvanized finish.


I gave the table top a coat of Annie Sloan clear wax to protect and enrich the beautiful patina.


I added silver upholstery tacks to the edges of the table to create the look I was after. 


How to create the perfect galvanized steel look with a paint technique. www.homeroad.net

I'm imagining this galvanized finish on the top of a gorgeous dining table or desk!



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Comments

  1. I love the galvanized paint technique and the nailhead trim too!

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  2. Sweet! I love this look!!

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  3. This looks so great, Susan! I love the trim, also! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Never heard of this, it looks fabulous! Love the cute table, and the nailhead trim, too !xoKathleen

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  5. what a sweet table Susan! great job! thanks for sharing the paint colors/steps.

    gail

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  6. I love this look! I have to find Annie Sloan in Denver! Would love you to link this up to Friday Favorites live tonight! laura

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