Whether used indoors or outdoors, shelves and furniture made of natural timber of a light color will require a minimum of a protection to avoid insect attacks and increase wood resistance to humidity or weathering.
This pictorial shows how simple it is to carry this job. A lime wood shelf is painted with oil as an example.
For dark or teak wood, use teak oil instead of the one shown here.
Our pictorials are of informative nature and do illustrate works carried by ourselves at our own premises for our own use and satisfaction.
Readers who envisage to carry out similar works inspired by the below method shall do this at their own risks and liability.