Aging Galvanized Metal


All you need is some new galvanized metal and some toilet bowl cleaner.
A new bucket.
Some toilet bowl cleaner.
Some sunshine
Wash it all off an hour and a half later and this is what you get.
Pretty authentic looking!

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1 question
  • Colimbia1
    on Apr 9, 2017

    Could I use this for metal that is already painted? Would it look okay to use it inside after aging?

    • Meridian Road
      on Apr 12, 2018

      I’d give it a shot. The results might be didferent, but you’ll never know until you try! I don’t see why you couldn’t use it inside. All the cleaner is washed off. Good luck!

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