Deck Wood Variations

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Deck Wood Variations

Postby gaff » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:10 am

Last week I posted some Mahogany I milled for the deck on the boat I am working on.

I was pretty impressed with the look of the wood. It is very even in tone and grain.

Well today I milled the remainder and was disappointed in the look of the wood compared to the first run.

https://app.photorocket.com/galleries/e ... 3da43709f8


I was not planning on staining the deck, but finishing it natural. I have some interlux Mahogany filler stain and I am wondering if the stain could even things out?

Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Deck Wood Variations

Postby Dan Salins » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:21 pm

Clicked on the link, took me to the site, but couldn't view your pics. Can you post the photos some other way? Or is the problem on my end?
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Re: Deck Wood Variations

Postby Phill Blank » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:40 pm

Steve,

The filler stain should even out the wood tones, but there may still be a little differance between the lighter wood and the darker areas. That is the nature of wood and is what I like about building things with wood.
Try a test area on the bottom side of the deck boards where it will be hidden and see how it comes out and go from there.

Good Luck,

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