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Old 28-07-2015, 06:07   #1
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Help matching teak veneer

Hi - I have to replace some teak veneer panels on my yachts electrical panels as I am rewiring and replacing switches etc. The existing teak is very golden in colour and some veneer I acquired is much more Brown. Nobody stocks veneer in this part of the world. Any one tried to lighten up the colour to match older panels ? Can you try a lighter stain under varnish ? I can order veneer online but given cost it is not a great option. Any help appreciated.
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Re: Help matching teak veneer

Forgetaboutit.

Your interior teak has been sun bleached since new. Stain will not lighten the natural color of teak. You might try bleaching it to get a closer match. Or just wait for the sun to do it for you.
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