Cruisers Forum

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-05-2009, 13:27   #1
Registered User
michaelmrc's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Vancouver Island
Boat: 37ft pilothouse in the PNW
Posts: 501
Interior Wood Suggestions?

am looking at doing a little remodeling in my catalina 27 nothing big just a few opening compartments and perhaps a door to close off the head. now the inside wood in the boat is currently teak but with the price of teak around here its quite cost prohibitive to do. anyone have any suggestions for a decent looking wood that i could use and perhaps stain to look like teak. or maybe someone has some different suggestions. thanks
michaelmrc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-05-2009, 13:56   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: florida
Boat: Pearson 35 -Miss Annis
Posts: 44
I used mahagony on my interior however I have seen some nice work out of red oak.
If you would like to see how the mahagony turned out go to and serch ; projects by roscoe.
roscoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-05-2009, 14:10   #3
Registered User
nautical62's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Live Iowa - Sail mostly Bahamas
Boat: Beneteau 32.5
Posts: 2,307
Images: 12
I reworked the interior of a 26-footer and used oak for all the trim since it was easy to purchase in the forms I desired. You may be able to cut down your wood needs by either painting or using laminate on some of the other surface. I smoothed out a plywood door, then laminated it and had oak trim around it. I nice upgrade without too much cost.
nautical62 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best Value for Interior Paint sneuman Construction, Maintenance & Refit 18 11-11-2011 08:00
Interior quality tolly Multihull Sailboats 11 08-11-2008 23:48
interior refit Carol Delfaus Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12 23-09-2008 10:01
Interior Framing glenn.225 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21 27-01-2008 17:25
Interior fabric suggestions By Invitation General Sailing Forum 8 12-08-2005 12:05

Advertise Here

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:06.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.