STEP BY STEP CONSTRUCTING HARDWOOD LUMBER DECKING
Iroko was chosen for this swimming pool deck at the Intercontinental Hotel, Aphrodite Hills Resort, Cyprus, because it is a naturally durable hardwood that fades to a light silvergray in the sun. Lumber decking was used (rather than concrete, for example) because of its thermal comfort in a hot climate—particularly important for barefoot swimmers.
Durable hardwood battens and shims are fixed to a concrete base.
The finished deck surface just after the countersunk-screw-fixing of the sustainable ...