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10-09-2009 04:18 PM

Using wood from old boats - any knowledge or experience? - 3 replies

I try to use reclaimed wood for all my projects. I am planning to use some tropical hardwoods reclaimed from old fishing boats for some luxury wall panelling. It is a mix of lesser known species but all are beautiful with a dense grain, rich cream or red shades, with some sections stained black by exposure to the sea looking close to mahogany. H...

09-16-2009 07:47 AM

Natural UV resistant finishes for decking? - 3 replies

Hello everyone, I’m planning install a small area of decking made from reclaimed tropical hardwood taken from an old fishing boat. I would like to use a natural finish, but don’t know if any natural finishes provide UV protection. I would like the timber to retain its current dark brown hue rather than fade to silver over time. ...


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