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Re: What kind of interior finish
The interior of the Allmand does not need a redo... it just needs a good cleaning. The interior is all teak with the standard "redish brown" look to it (same as you see on exterior toe rails, companionway boards, trim etc.). What cleaner should I use on this stuff?
OK, while I'm at it, what is the stuff everyone uses on the exterior wood? My toe rails need it bad. I tried regular oil... that ain't it! Some sort of varnish I'm sure.
This year, I sponged off my interior teak laminate with water, then oiled with lemon oil. It looks good and has a pleasant odor.
My outside teak was treated with West Marine teak oil to attain a dark saturated look, also staining parts of the deck. It returned to its regular grey color after about a month and the stains on the deck disappeared. I am not sure I will treat the exterior teak again.