I came across this tutorial on covering a table with zinc, and I was amazed — I had heard of DIY metal countertops, but I hadn't considered covering a table! With a few tools that you'll probably have to pick up at the hardware store — unless you happen to have a soldering iron laying around — the task almost looks… dare I say — simple!
How To Top a Table with Zinc Sheet Metal — VanHook & Co.
Zinc Sheets from Rotometals. As seen in Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn. Made popular by Oprah, Elle Dcor Magazine, HGTV, DIY Network, Better homes and Gardens and Kitchen and Bath Ideas, these sheets are great for countertops, back-splashes, range-hoods, roofing, flashing, artistic projects and much, much more!
Zinc Top Table Basic Steps: Cut sheets of zinc and affixed them to the table with industrial adhesive. Hammer repeatedly and use copper solution to age. It’s an easy way to get a new “French bistro” look that gets better with age. It also adds a different metal look/texture when your room is full of wood.
YES! This is a must do for our first floor makeover. I love our kitchen tile table top but the colors are too dark (over them) and the kids can't to writing/artwork here because of the grout lines, ridges, etc. Time to update!