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Drwiencke

I've always loved the look of oiled teak, but it requires that you recoat frequently. Cetol certainly is durable on teak, but, in my opinion, it hides the beauty of the wood.

A few years ago I tried a then new product from Epiphanes called "wood finish", formulated for teak. You don't have to sand between coats. After several coats of gloss i applied two coats of "wood finish matt". It looked very much like oiled teak and held up for two years(northern climate). I think the durability was similar to Cetol and the appearance was far better.

Traditional Epiphanes varnish is very popular with wooden boat builders for its appearance and durability.

It sounded like you were going to varnish your teak decks, which is not recomended, as it defeats the purpose of having teak decks-natural, non-skid, bare wood.

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