wooden boat deck caulking

boat sealants

it's the only marine sealant suitable for both above and below the waterline that brings no risk of incompatibility whether sealing fiberglass metal wood or plastic. note: multi-caulk is not safe for abs or lexan plastics. 3m 4000 uv's low odor and easier cleanup make it more pleasant to use than the other curing sealants.【Get Price】

how to select sealants and caulk west marine

two-part polysulfides such as life- calk deck seam sealant have long been popular as caulking material for teak decks or for bedding wood parts like rubrails and cockpit coamings. one-part polysulfides like life-calk are easier to use just as durable but slower to cure.【Get Price】

how to maintain and caulk teak decks on boats.

the traditional decks are planks of teak laid over a frame where the teak itself forms the structure of the deck. re-caulking of a decorative teak deck is only necessary when there is physical deterioration of the caulking to restore appearance and to stop water damage due to trapped moisture under the wood.【Get Price】

boatlife caulking teak deck seams

caulking teak deck seams. you have all seen gorgeous teak decks with perfect black seams. those seams all have one thing in common. they were caulked with a highquality marine grade sealant. the most widely accepted brands of deck sealants are boatlife life-calk and teak deck sealant. life-calk comes in two types.【Get Price】

recaulking basics

one-part polysulfide caulk is acceptable for a boat that is always kept in a boathouse or under a mooring canvas. difficulty obtaining an acceptable two- part product may also force the use of one-part polysulfide. the second traditional choice for deck seams is polyurethane adhesive/sealant.【Get Price】

wooden boat building

shipwright louis sauzedde demonstrates his method for caulking wood planking. follow more of his traditional wooden boat buildings methods at www.tips【Get Price】