Originally Posted by jgeissinger
I just varnished those exact pieces on my Catalina. I don't know if the P.O. had done it or what, but mine has always had visible screws with finish washers. Looks just fine to me. I take off as much miscellaneous teak as possible when I varnish so I can take it home to work on. It's easier and neater than working on the pieces that have to stay on the boat.
For this boat is the varnish thing is more "Catalina" then the teak oil solution.