how to spray paint a metal coffee table

How to Spray Paint a Metal Coffee Table

Painting metal furniture can give a whole new look to a room. A metallic coffee table can look bold and sleek, or create a focal point in any room. Here’s a few helpful tips for how to spray paint your metal coffee table.

Gather Supplies

  • Spray paint
  • Sandpaper
  • Primer
  • Drop cloth
  • Painters tape


  • Clean the metal surface of any dirt or grime.
  • Lightly sand the surface to get a better grip with the new paint.
  • Lay down a drop cloth to protect any surfaces that may become splattered with paint.

Spray Paint the Coffee Table

  • Shake the spray paint can for a minimum of two minutes.
  • Apply one to two coats of primer to the metal table.
  • Allow the primer to dry completely.
  • Apply one to two coats of the spray paint of your choice and allow to dry.
  • Add a third and fourth coat, if desired.

Finishing Touches

  • Leave the paint to dry overnight.
  • Apply a sealant, such as varnish or clear spray paint, to protect the paint.
  • Use painters tape to add stripes or other designs, if desired.

Spray painting a metal coffee table is a simple home improvement project that can yield wonderful results. With a few supplies and some patience, you could have a eye-catching coffee table to enjoy for years to come.

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