This photo lined up nicely to show some tone examples. The picnic table isn’t quite as new as the deck itself, the deck was newly constructed early in the summer 2019. The location is the Pleasure Point area of Live Oak.
We waited about three months before washing and applying the initial coat of stain. We chose a very neutral tone,(middle portion of deck) almost a base coat for the deck, and fattened the picnic table up with a much more aggressive, darker bit of pigment.