Produced as a camellia oil applicator or Abura-Tsubo, which in effect is like a giant felt tip marker, oil soaks into the 'nib' by capillary action; simply unscrew the red cap and use to paint a thin layer of protective oil onto a metal surface. Fill it up about half full and let the wadding do the rest. This is an easy, safe and economical way to apply camelia oil to edge tools and knives. It is an essential method for caring for chisels, saws, knives shears, secateurs and all those other sharp shiny things that are prone to rust as soon as you turn your back on them. Imported from Japan, camellia oil is a natural vegetable oil that has been used for centuries by Japanese craftsmen as protection against corrosion. For practical purposes the natural camellia oil is blended with other light oils producing a low viscosity protective oil. It has a pleasant smell and used regularly forms an effective barrier against rust and corrosion. N.B. Camellia oil not included.
Fill the reservoir with oil, acts like a giant felt tip marker
Easy to apply a thin protective layer of camellia to your tools