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1756 days ago

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...

1780 days ago

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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