Step 8: The oiling bit

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Oil all the pieces with the oil of your choice - I used linseed. You can use the holes to string them up to dry. The old maxim with oil is "a coat a day for a week, a coat a week for a month, a coat a month for a year, and once a year for the rest of your life" - adhere to this as much or as little as you please.