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post #17 of Old 02-25-2014
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Re: Remove Varnish from Teak Caulk

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Originally Posted by GMFL View Post
I do understand that and I will take these suggestions under consideration. However, the existing varnish has been over the teak/caulk joint for many years and there was no failure that I could see. The reason I'm stripping the varnish is that it had not been maintained so i let it go until I had time to re-finish.

Again, I do appreciate these comments, but the purpose of my thread is to get suggestions on removing the varnish from the caulk. You and others have offered suggestions and I welcome them all. But... ITS GETTING VARNISH!
Message received, loud and clear.

...but if you really must varnish it, do yourself a favour and put the varnish down before re-doing the caulking.

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