A light, fresh Scandinavian look was achieved by using Cabot's Deck & Exterior stain in Silver Beech colour on the decking timber. Decorating products are available in New Zealand through Guthrie Bowron stores.
Weathered cypress deck-Design & photo by Jim Fogarty. Best options if you want to stain a deck are softer decking timbers like treated pine or cypress. Cypress is a great option as it greys off beautifully and is environmentally friendly as it comes from old farm windbreaks.