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How To Age Galvanized Metal With A Heat Gun

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Read on to see how to easily age galvanized metal using a heat gun and enter to win your own Wagner heat gun! 

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I’m thrilled to be partnering with Wagner Spray Tech to give away one of my favorite Wagner tools. It is the HT400 Heat Gun and can be used in so many different ways.

I will show you how I used it to age galvanized metal and then I’ll share some other uses for the heat gun. Galvanized metal is very popular with a farmhouse style and I have several other DIY projects I’ve made with it.

A few of my favorites are this faux galvanized metal from chip board and these dollar store bins from plastic to faux metal.

Here is what you need for today’s project.

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Age Galvanized Metal With A Heat Gun


supplies for galvanized metal

Step 1.

Pour the toilet bowl cleaner gel onto the metal.

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Step 2.

Use the foam brush to spread out the cleaner. 

Step 3.

Use the heat gun to dry the gel onto the metal. 

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Step 4.

Repeat this process until you are happy with the coverage.

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gel on galvanized metal

Think about how useful this will be on new or inexpensive metal, like those you will find at dollar stores. You can easily age them using this technique. 

What Can You Do With The Wagner Heat Gun?

  •  Emboss cards and other crafting projects
  •  Shrink wrap presents
  •  Shrinking electrical tubes
  •  Making jewelry
  •  Removing old paint

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Barbara Chapman

Tuesday 24th of March 2020

Michelle, thank you for the idea for ageing a metal basket! I do like ones that look older. I like the idea of a heat gun as I believe they can remove linoleum, too. Another great tool to add to anyone's home! Best wishes on picking a winner!!

Spring hugs to you, Barb :)


Tuesday 24th of March 2020

Great project, it looks very nice.


Saturday 21st of March 2020

Hi Michelle, This is a great project. I can't believe how authentic this looks too, well done! I hope you stay healthy and safe friend!

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