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Old 12-06-2011, 11:35   #1
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What Varnish to Use on Cabin Sole

Since the preferred material "Ultimates Sole" has disappeared what are people using to finish their cabin soles? I want to use a varnish finish but I don't want the cabin sole to be slippery when wet.
What is the preferred finish material these days?
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:03   #2
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Re: What varnish to use on Cabin Sole

I use plain old Defthane which is marketed for exterior service and also floors. Satin finish isn't too bad for nonskid even when wet.
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Re: What varnish to use on Cabin Sole

Varathane exterior is good and tough. Schools use it for Basketball courts etc.... not sure about the non skid on the sole though.... guess you couls just use satin varathane...?
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Re: What varnish to use on Cabin Sole

I like Duraseal. It is available only at flooring supplier stores.It is similar to Minwax poly for floors which I have also used.
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i DONT. i hate falling and breaking my back..btdt. have fun.
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Re: What varnish to use on Cabin Sole

We have used Minwax satin poly from the hardwaqre store for interior. Works well at half the price of "Marine" interior.
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