All Gus'ed Up: How To Paint Wrought Iron

Do you have some wrought iron furniture that has seen better days? Gus is back to show you how to make it look good-as-new!

three photos showing different steps in painting wrought iron furniture

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We have a wrought iron bistro set that sits on our front porch. It's about 7 years old, and even though it's pretty sheltered from the weather, it needed a little facelift.

weathered wrought iron bistro set

Three easy steps is all it takes! First, he used a wire brush to remove any rust and loose paint. Then he washed it down and let it dry. Once it was dry, he painted it with Rustoleum Hammered Finish spray paint in black . That's it. So simple, so easy - and yet it makes a such big difference!

man spray painting a wrought iron chari

Check out the before & afters!

Wrought iron furniture before and after painting

wrought iron table legs before and after painting

Wrought iron furniture before and after spray painting

It looks just like it did when we bought it - all for around $7!

wrought iron table and chairs after painting

closeup of black wrought iron chair seat

painted wrought iron table and chair

See that cushion? I recovered it myself and you can read my tutorial here!

I'd love to see your makeovers! Share them in the comments!


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