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Author Topic: Mahogany porch floor finish help  (Read 170 times)

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Offline DeerMeadowFarm

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Mahogany porch floor finish help
« on: July 17, 2017, 01:35:34 pm »
I have a covered porch floor that I put down 14 years ago. It's T&G 5/4 Mahogany. For many years we oiled it but it gets southern exposure so it takes a beating. I am screening the porch in with Tiger Wire screen and we want to finish the floor off more "permanent" like an indoor hardwood floor. The screens will protect it a lot, but obviously not 100% so I need to use some kind of Marine finish. What do they use on Mahogany boats? Is that what I should use on the floor? Any other suggestions?

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Re: Mahogany porch floor finish help
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2017, 03:10:46 pm »
I would go with a Sikkens type product they have one for that type of flooring
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Re: Mahogany porch floor finish help
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 11:24:08 am »
A lot of marine finishes, especially varnish, are made to be flexible.  Flexible means somewhat soft and unsuitable for flooring.

I don't have any experience with your requirements so not sure what I would use.

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