Although this may seem cumbersome to modern sewing enthusiasts, a properly oiled and maintained treadle machine was actually very easy to operate.
Birkenstock Boston Clog: What's great about this shoe is that you can choose among an oiled leather, suede or fabric upper and still get a manmade sole, adjustable straps and a shock-absorbing heel.
Hope. A black Mary Jane with a touch of patent leather and oiled nubuck, it has a light and flexible sole, removable leather insole and leather lining.
The hinge was oiled and didn't squeak because the friction had been reduced.
Sempervirens, varying from brownish red to very deep brown; oiled and varnished, it has been used in cabinet work.
It possesses the stately remains of the palace of the Korean kings of the Wang dynasty, is a great centre of the grain trade and the sole centre of the ginseng manufacture, makes wooden shoes, coarse pottery and fine matting, and manufactures with sesamum oil the stout oiled paper for which Korea is famous.
To an axis at the stern of the car a triangular frame is attached, resembling the tail of a bird, which is also covered with canvas or oiled silk.
The amount of canvas or oiled silk necessary for buoying up the machine is stated to be equal to one square foot for each half pound of weight."
It is thus evident that park-cattle are an albino offshoot from the ancient Pembroke black breed, which, from their soft and well-oiled skins, are evidently natives of a humid climate, such as that of the forests in which dwelt the wild aurochs.
The editor of Newton's Journal of Arts and Sciences speaks of it thus: - " The apparatus consists of a car containing the goods, passengers, engines, fuel, &c., to which a rectangular frame, made of wood or bamboo cane, and covered with canvas or oiled silk, is attached.