Iron king size bed frame – Whether you prefer a sleek and modern look or something reminiscent of a shabby chic cottage, you can find and decorate an iron bed frame that fits your aesthetic preferences. It is widely believed that iron and other metals cannot be painted with good results. The truth is that iron like all metals can be painted any color that hits you, even gold. Iron is less susceptible to painting and will peel lighter than wood, but it does not mean it cannot be painted. Taking extra care to do the work well will give you more durable and better looking results. Turning an iron bed into an antique gold masterpiece is just a matter of finding the right paint and proper prepping iron surface. Scrub rusty parts of the bed with a steel brush. Remove as much rust from the bed as possible.
Fill a spray bottle with phosphoric acid. Spray iron king size bed frame with acid. Allow chemicals to penetrate overnight. The acid will make any remaining rust in a crust of iron phosphate. Scrub off the crust with iron brush. 3Dip a sponge into a mixture of detergent and hot water. Clean chemicals from iron. Wipe away soap with clean water. Sand the surface of iron with medium sandpaper grain. Light the scuff iron to create texture. The primer will sink into the grooves and better stick to the iron surface. Wipe away dirt dust with a damp cloth.
Prime iron king size bed frame with a binding primer. Select a primer formulated for metal surfaces. Apply primer in a thin, even layer. Primer will help to create a smooth substrate for paint and will also prevent the color from bleeding through the paint. Deep and medium brush in gold paint and a thin layer for iron bed. Use an acrylic paint for the best adhesion. Allow first layer to dry. Apply two to three extra layers. Apply layer of polyurethane to the bed with a clean brush. Allow each layer to dry before touching the next one. Allow the last layer to dry overnight.