The wood shutters Salt Lake City residents can purchase will come in styles designed for outdoor or indoor use. Indoor wooden shutters are known as plantation shutters and are often placed on small window areas. The design uses to panels made with slats, which can be angled to filter light. The wooden products designed for outdoor use do not have slats that can be angled. There are styles created with slats placed inside a wooden frame, but these are merely decorative. The outdoor styles can also come with raised or recessed panels placed inside the outer frame. Exterior shutters can be designed as functional or ornamental depending on the particular model.