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Aging Galvanized Metal – DIY Antique Looking Chicken Feeder | A Spotted Pony

If you want to make galvanized metal look aged, just soak it in distilled white vinegar until it has the appearance that you want.

Buy a brand new chicken feeder at the farm stop, age it by soaking it in distilled white vinegar for a day. Display beautiful white plates on them.

Galvanized chicken nesting box If you are lucky enough to find one of these with telltale signs of its past still remaining (ha, ha, ha), take it to a self service car wash. The pressure hose will dispose of the mess nicely.

Chicken Feeder and antique peanut butter jar lamp $75

Chicken Feeder, Chick Feeder, Country Candy Dish, Retro Mason Jar, Rustic Decor, Farmhouse Decor, Valentine Candy

Repurposed chicken feeder!

  • Little Vintage Cottage

    Well obviously you would CLEAN it!!! DUH!!

  • Teri Garcia

    Buy a new one!

  • Melanie Marie

    i love chickens, but i'm with @Jennifer Heninger i don't think there's enough bleach on the planet to make that clean enough to enter my kitchen, let alone hold my dishes.

  • Little Vintage Cottage

    oh you guys! I wouldn't use it for the dishes I eat off of probably! LOL! And if you buy a new one it just doesn't have the same rust and patina!

  • Mandy

    Decoration only.. I agree do not eat off of.. but it looks neat, rustic.

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How to age new galvanized metal with only vinegar #TIP #DIY #distress

Love this chicken feed bin used to organize cooking essentials on the counter.

Chicken feeder shelf for above my potting bench