I am concerned with what to use for a water impervious finish of a teak
wooden top for a bathroom vanity. A paint specialist suggested a
marine varnish. Another suggestion is to go with polyurethane. Yet
another is to try leaving it unfinished applying teak oil as needed.
Also, I am aware of using automotive clear coat as an ultimate finish
If the wood is not teak but is rosewood instead, would the
Also, we are concerned about the wood appearnce after stripping and
sanding. It had been stained before and in some areas the stain is
obviously soaked uinto the wood more. What should we do about this?
> I am concerned with what to use for a water impervious finish of a teak
> wooden top for a bathroom vanity.
That is a figment of a fertile imagination.
There is no such thing as a good protective finish for real teak, even
Thai teak, which is protected these days.
There is a whole industry that produces "sheep dip" to protect teak in
a marine environment. None of it really works.
Ultimately, people either sell the boat, remove the teak, or let it
IMHO, a bathroom vanity top is a very poor use of good teak.
For your application, don't know what to suggest, but not teak.
> We just like it and it is becoming trendy.
The fact you like it works for me.
It out weighs everything else.
I'd probably build using the hardwood of choice with a laminated top
from something like Corian or equal, maybe even granite.
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