Using zinc for tabletops and countertops has become popular with the ease for cleanup and zinc's anti-bacterial qualities.
As said on Apartment Therapy, “Stainless steel dominates the metal market in home furnishings. But zinc is worth a look too, especially for countertops and tables. Zinc lends an industrial look to a dining room but it is also softer than stainless steel, which gives zinc a warmer look.” Apartment Therapy
Zinc does oxidize or age which gives it a more blue-green color but with our wax, the surface is sealed and will not lead to as much aging or scratching.
Here is our before and after of a sheet of galvanized sheet metal using the Amy Howard At Home Zinc Solution.