What oil to use for large outdoor tiki?
We had a large (6') tiki carved for us out of an American Elm that we had to remove. See pictures linked below. I'd like to protect the wood from splitting and water (I've already coated the base with copper naphthenate).
Any suggestions for the right oil to use? Tung / teak / Danish / rosewood / etc? Or something else entirely? This sculpture will be outside year round in the SF Bay Area.
Here is a link that might be useful: Tiki Pictures