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07-21-2008 10:46 AM
davidpm
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Originally Posted by PBzeer View Post
Countersinking the screws can look okay, or using round headed screws could as well. (I would use brass)
I like the look of brass but wonder if it will hold up outside. Maybe with varnish over.
07-21-2008 10:45 AM
davidpm
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Originally Posted by jgeissinger View Post
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.
07-21-2008 10:44 AM
davidpm
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Originally Posted by Stillraining View Post
John...He has no room to countersink...

Yes, I believe you are talking of the raised crown ( countersunk ) SS washers...IMHO thease would look just fine.

That's it exactly.
07-21-2008 10:43 AM
davidpm
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Originally Posted by thekeip View Post
Putting a thin teak vaneer over the whole thing may appeal to you....it does to me.
Howard Keiper
Sea Quest
Berkeley
Don't think this boat is worth that work. Also there is a issue when the veneer get to the rounded edges.
Good post though. I always forget the veneer option which is a good one sometimes.
07-20-2008 12:27 PM
Stillraining John...He has no room to countersink...

Yes, I believe you are talking of the raised crown ( countersunk ) SS washers...IMHO thease would look just fine.
07-20-2008 12:27 PM
knothead
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Originally Posted by Freesail99 View Post
I'm sure that would hold up well to the sun and the elements ......

As long as it were properly laminated and sealed, why wouldn't it ?
07-20-2008 12:23 PM
Freesail99
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Putting a thin teak vaneer over the whole thing may appeal to you....it does to me.
I'm sure that would hold up well to the sun and the elements ......
07-20-2008 12:23 PM
jgeissinger
Finish washers

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.
07-20-2008 12:21 PM
thekeip Putting a thin teak vaneer over the whole thing may appeal to you....it does to me.
Howard Keiper
Sea Quest
Berkeley
07-20-2008 11:50 AM
PBzeer Countersinking the screws can look okay, or using round headed screws could as well. (I would use brass)
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