How to Paint Raw Steel Legs

How to Paint Raw Steel Legs

All table legs  and brackets sold at hairpinlegs.com are available in raw steel and can easily be painted. Raw steel has a naturally industrial look that will patina over time is and appealing aesthetic for some but painting raw steel legs is a quick and inexpensive way to get your metal table legs custom and colorful. 

For instructions on how to paint your own metal legs from hairpinlegs.com check out this popular mechanics article. They do have a step in there for priming the metal surface but that's not always necessary. As long as the metal has been cleaned and prepped thoroughly you should be able to apply spray paint directly. You just may have to do more than one coat.  

As for the type of spray paint, you can use anything that says it's for metal. If you can't find the color you are looking for at the local hardware store Liquitex spray paint has over 100 colors to choose from and you can find it at most art supply stores or purchase it online