How do I antique galvanized steel?

Answer Age Galvanized Steel NaturallySimply leave galvanized steel alone to antique it. Dust the item once a week to keep it clean. The outer layer of zinc will age naturally on its own (during manufactur... Read More »

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What is the difference between steel and galvanized steel?

AnswerGalvanized steel is steel that has been hot dipped in a pool of molten zinc. The zinc adheres to the steel, cools and hardens to form a rust inhibitive finish to plain steel.

How do I cut galvanized steel pipe?

Mark the Galvanized PipePull a tape measure along the galvanized pipe. Mark the cut length on the pipe with a permanent marker. Wrap a piece of folded paper around the circumference of the galvaniz... Read More »

Why Does Galvanized Steel Pit?

Galvanized steel is covered or coated with zinc to help prevent it from rusting, scratching, pitting or other stressing of the metal. However, in time the galvanized coating disperses and eliminate... Read More »

How do i weather galvanized steel?

Create a saline solution of one part table salt to three parts water. Mix the solution well. Brush the solution onto the galvanized steel with a metal brush. Scrub thoroughly and allow the saline-c... Read More »