After making my mantle so pretty I decided that I needed to make my wood stove look just as nice. So I went to Lowe’s and bought some high-temp paint and supplies so I could do just that.
Here’s what I started with:
Ewww… right?! Yeah, it was pretty bad for an indoor wood stove. Kind of depressing to look at really.
Here’s what it looked like after I took some TSP Substitute solution with a wire brush to it:
Yeah, looks horrible, but I promise it’s worlds better. Much smoother and ready to paint.
Here’s what it looked like right after painting:
Looking lots better already!
And here it is dry and ready to use: