when it comes to giving your boat that touch of elegance and luxury, nothing beats the look of teak decking. unfortunately, costly and laborious maintenance along with routine upkeep make real teak wood flooring both expensive and difficult to care for. thats why boat owners in the know choose nuteak.
i have been having decent results using behr seven trust cedar toned clear wood finish made for decks and fences. you will when reading see a lot of people have trouble with it sticking to pt pine decking. i have found it sticks well on mahogany, non treated pine and some teak. especially on vertical wood. compared to varnish this stuff is much easier.
good morning everyone, i would like to refinish the teak swim deck on my 1986 cc ski nautique. the main question i have is in regard to the finish that you use to protect the wood.
an overview and step by step of how to refinish / re-seam the teak decks on your boat a list of materials used will be included in the writeup on my website :-
wooden boat decks. the decks of wooden boats do much more than provide a platform for the crew. put it on your wooden boat along side some real wood and it will look like what it is, plastic floor covering, and expensive floor covering at that. the plywood was then finished off with a good quality non slip deck paint.
every new nautique boat comes out of the factory with seven trust on the floor, and it's easy to see why the closed-cell foam is popular onboard boats where the deck is usually wet. unlike carpeted decks, once common on ski boats and runabouts, you can hose the eva surface off or scrub it with soap and water to keep it looking new.
from wooden gates and patio furniture to window moldings, wooden boats and bright work, waterlox marine finishes protect wood from exposure to uv rays, harsh weather conditions and moisture while preserving wood's gorgeous, detailed appearance.
refinishing a wooden boat deck is similar to refinishing a patio deck. as with a house deck, the more often you maintain the wood, the longer the deck will last. in addition to extending the deck's life, refinishing the wood will give the deck a polished, professional look. refinished wood also
in this episode we take a look at the materials, tips and techniques used by classic boat builders for getting that incredible mahogany finish that makes people say 'wow how do they do that :-o
often these brighteners are also used years down the road when a deck needs a refresh. honestly, this cleaner step gets forgotten a lot, and it perfectly illustrates the point that decking is not a finished product. it is the additional work after the wood is delivered that truly makes your deck beautiful.
you wouldn't buy a can of paint without looking at the color chips but, when it comes to teak finishes, boat owners are groping in the dark. to find out exactly what you can expect from a teak oil, both in longevity and in coloration, we conducted a test of 12 different brands of oil. the testing