re: refinishing swim platform all, attached is a write-up on cleaning and maintaining teak from boat u.s. on teak cleaning and maitenance. should explain all. this is how i have allways maintained my teak which my father has used and uses on his sail boat for years . careing for teak is a love relationship with oil.
re: broken teak swim platform -- repair or replace? thanks, we will. my husband used to refinish the step every year for many years, and then we stopped using the boat when our kids were little. now that we're using it again, and it looks so beautiful, he will resume refinishing it on a yearly basis.
ken and bigz, thanks so much for the advice. i will take it all into serious consideration. i have heard of the sikkens brand. my father used it on his older chaparral that had a teak swim platform. the sun was brutal on it he was reapplying that stuff ever year or so. i may take the pulpit to an expert, just to see what the cost would be. not
looking for a shop in havasu to create the teak platform below. found it by just searching the boats name and thought that it looked way more comfortable than the current setup. currently just have two swim platforms that are not deep. the swim platforms that are on the boat have 3 slots, and this one has 4-5 so definitely roomier.
teak on deck is usually varnished, a process that requires periodic recoating and stripping and a complete revarnishing once in a while. some skippers varnish their swim platforms, too, using several coats of polyurethane and adding nonskid powder to the final coat to improve footing.
teak swim platform i am going on my second season with a teak swim platform, last year i read for days before sanding and using the boiled linseed/mineral spirits to refinish it. it is in need of refinishing this year again, but i am afraid to keep sanding it down to clean grain every year?
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good evening all. just found a tull teak swim platform for my boat. i thought it would be best to refinish it before i put it on the boat. it has been in a boat salvage yard for quite a while. it has what looks like some old varnigh in places and the rest is pretty grey looking. what is the best way to refinish this?
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our teak swim platforms can be custom made to your specifications, virtually any length, depth and thickness. they are pressure laminated using the finest burma teak. these laminations are glued together, but primarily held together with three inch stainless steel screws staggered throughout the platform to hold each of these laminations secure.
we design and fabricate new, replacement, and custom designed swim / dive platforms. should you have a need for this item, we can accommodate your requirements. we will work with you to assure that the swim / dive platform will be appropriate for your application and conform to the contour of your boat as we have for other satisfied customers.
over time, you boat woodworking will begin to age and you will need to know how to refinish boat wood teak in order to refinish the boat woodwork. the wood teak floors in a boat are just like a normal wood floor when it comes to refinishing them, but refinishing the wood floors on a boat must be done more often then in a home, as the water from
re: best varnish for teak by the way, i've never seen the need to wipe down with acetone. some people wipe down work before finishing with alcohol, but that is not particular to teak and is mainly for cleaning contaminants grease, oil etc. from the surface.
first i have to strip the old finish off of the swim platform. it turns out this part will be quite a job skip navigation part 1 of 8 refinishing teak swim platform with bristol finish
swim platforms how to refinish the wood. as rule: those are teak steps. they last forever.-lightly sand,-put teak bleach on steps to clean, unless sanding gets the grit off.-put at least 2 coats of teak oil. you will have gorgeous golden brown teak steps. sanding
let the platform dry in the sun thoroughly, then put on a coat of teak oil, let it soak in a bit, wiped off the excess, then let it dry in the sun. put the platform on the boat, done i know i'll need some additional oil on it during the season, but my platform slides right of and i can sit it on the dock for the re-oil mid-season.
two-part teak cleaner with hydrochloric acid if necessary, for the toughest dark stains pollutants can quickly stain a teak boat, transforming the beautiful golden brown into a mottling of dingy black, brown, and grey. restore teak boats back to their original condition, removing dark stains from
epic teak swim platform refinishing after four years, my teak swim platform was showing its age. repeated teak oil applications would not restore the finish. i decided to use a different type of finish similar to what was applied at the factory. the first step is to remove the old finish and oxidized wood.
diy how to refurbish weathered teak swim platform welcome to themalibucrew as a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to register for an account .
refinishing teak swim deck. good morning everyone,i would like to refinish the teak swim deck on my 1986 cc ski nautique. the main forums; for sale refinishing teak swim deck: post reply : author: message topic search some watco and it looked great for a couple months. the boat went in april and now in july the platform looks like ass again.
time to refinish the swim platform - youtube. apr 9, 2017 this short video skips the hard work and just shows part of us refinishing our 12 ft. wide teak swim platform. we did a complete stripping of this get price
best way to restore a teak swim platform my brother and i bought an '86 pirata last spring and over the last year we have tried to oil the teak wood but it still looks dried out and worn. the last owner did not do a good job of up keeping it.
an example price for a swim platform kit with these particular teak components is $673.70. finished retail price $1266.00 determining what you need: measure the beam width of your boat at the level you intend the swim platform to be attached. your swim platform should be an inch or so shorter than the boat's width at that point.
i googled teak refinishing and found a lot of info. most people were using a stripper and then sanding. i dont recall reading about using any chemicals in the posts. i have next week off work, so i am planning on messing around with the platform and refinishing it. also, the boat may be on its way to the upholsterer for new interior .
i am looking to refinish the swim platform on my 98 sport. i'm not sure what type of wood it actually is. in my experience most boats with wood platforms have teak. can anyone confirm the type of wood that it is and what the best conditioner once i get it all sanded down and prepped would be?