A 40-year-liveaboard couple describe their use of a canvas- water- and mildew-proofing solution to preserve teak, and explain why it's better than varnish or oil.
Stripping, surface preparation, choosing between oil and varnish, application and safety topics for exterior and interior teak.
"Painting the hull yourself with a roller and a dry brush cuts the cost by more than 90 percent but diminishes the result by less than 10 percent," says Casey, and he tells you how to do it.
The author argues that "three coats of epoxy combined with three coats of good varnish can equal twelve or more coats of varnish" and tells you how to apply them so that your new finish lasts longer than either varnish or epoxy alone.
Custom-maker of marine teak products gives a seven-step method of finishing teak with teak oil.