Introduction

rusty watering can
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This handsome look comes at no risk since the rust won’t damage the metal; it appears only where you lay an iron-laced primer. Once the top coat is applied, the primer corrodes to look like metal left out in the elements.
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    Tools List

    • latex gloves
      Protective gloves
    • sponge
      Sponges (two)

    Shopping List

    1. Metal watering can

    2. Modern Masters Iron Reactive Paint

    3. Modern Masters Rust Activator

    4. Clear sealer