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Old 05-20-2019, 11:03 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by makobuilders View Post
Since you'll likely not be able to 100% match the existing teak (which is faded with time anyway), don't try to, because it will always look poor.
I did a small piece of the flat, horizontal part of the dash with new teak. After only a year the fading had blended that piece in so now you can't tell where old ends and new begins.
For the first short while the new was a very different colour than the old but sunshine on the teak took care of it.
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