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Decking comprises a support selected from the group consisting of polymeric materials including marine engineering polymers, fiber reinforced polymers, polymer metal composites, metal or wood sheets or marine superstructure. Decking described in this invention is installed using an array of strips of polymer treated wood secured to the support by means of an adhesive. The adhesive is selected from the group consisting of polyurethane adhesives, modified silyl polymer adhesives and epoxy resin adhesives. The polymer treated wood comprises a wood species selected from the group consisting of: maple species impregnated with a wood compatible polymerizable monomer, preferably selected from furfuryl alcohol, bis hydroxymethyl furan and mixtures thereof and subsequently dried and cured.