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Kayak Rack Finishing Options


If you have decided that it is time for you to invest in a new storage system for your kayak, canoe or paddle boards, the next step is to choose the perfect piece and to choose a finish that gives it the perfect look. Log Kayak Rack makes only handcrafted storage racks for your small boats and uses beautiful Northern White Cedar, giving it a look as unique as it is durable. This type of wood is weather resistant and can be stored outside, all year round if you choose. This gives our customers the most possible options for their storage system.

Quality Wood Finish

Our team of experienced woodworkers look for many things in a finish. Looking good is not enough. The finish must be long lasting, breathable, high quality and affordable. Some say we are picky, but we say that we only have the highest of standards for our customers. Our finish of choice is Sikkens Cetol SRD brand in Natural or Dark Oak.

Natural: Our “natural” finish is actually translucent so that the beauty of the wood can be highlighted. The finish protects the wood, gives it extra moisture as well as UV protection. Touch up with this finish is easy and can be managed at home without any problems. Log Kayak Rack uses one coat of Sikkens Cetol SRD Natural for those who choose this finish.

Dark Oak: If you prefer a darker look to your wood, you can choose to finish your small boat rack with Sikkens Cetol SRD Dark Oak. We use one coat for this finish as well and it provides the same UV protection and moisture. With minor touch ups, this finish can also easily last for 25 years or more.

Unfinished option: Another very popular option for our boat racks is to leave them unfinished. This look grays over time but is still just as durable as our finished racks. You can also elect to finish your rack yourself if you choose.

Partner With Long Kayak Rack For Your Perfect Storage System

In reality, you cannot go wrong with a storage rack from Log Kayak Rack — no matter how you decide to finish your product and where you choose to display it (indoors or out), you can be confident that your rack will be durable, the highest quality and will last for decades. Our team will work with you to provide you with the exact storage unit that you are looking for. Shop online or give our team a call at 1-715-543-2006 and we will get started working for you!