- The corrugated steel roof had worn through and covered with an oiled canvas that was no improvement after it wore out.
- He would start his painting by making a rough outline of the entire subject on a well-dried oiled canvas using a brush or charcoal, then applied the paint.
- The time taken for 12 men to erect the hangar at Thornaby, including levelling the ground, laying door tracks, erecting the steelwork, and fitting oiled canvas doors, was 500 man-hours.
- A cover can be almost any material that sheds water a large piece of plywood, sheet metal, terracotta tiles, or an oiled canvas cloth, even cheap plastic sheeting may also be used.
- Basil, my husband, decked out in his brand new riding breeches and his oiled canvas hat, puts a wary hand on the muscular shoulder of the creature that will be his traveling partner for the next seven days . Longo's black muzzle snakes around to inspect the new client.