Steel (To Preserve From Rust). The following has been found very useful : - Half an ounce of emery powder, one ounce of soft soap, mixed, and well rubbed in.
Polished Steel From Rusting. After cleaning, and when not in use, take a cloth with a very little sweet oil on it, and wipe the articles over so as to slightly, but evenly, oil the surface. Let steel knives, etc. be rubbed with a little unguentum, which may be procured at a chemist's. One or two penny worth will last a long time.