The wooden deck made from two types of top quality pine and teak wood in places to 3" thick. They were bolted down with galvanize hex head bolts and nut through the steel frame work with sealing grommets. The bolt head was counter bore depth to about 3/4"-1". Then a wooden plug using the same material is dipped into white lead to seal them. The grain is place to face the same way as the deck plank.
Decks sealed with caulking. Then surfaced planned with a electric deck planning machine were possible.