Consult expert friends regarding the proper lubrication of spinning wheels. Learn that 30 grade motor oil is the way to go.Step Two.
Call your father, the mechanic, and ask him where one goes to buy motor oil. He will admit this is not a question he ever expected to hear from you.Step Three.
At your father's suggestion, pay a visit to the little hardware store in your neighborhood.Step Four.
Ask Miguel (whose coveralls, you note, fit like a kid glove) if they perchance have 30 grade motor oil for sale.Step Five.
Miguel will say he's not sure there's "30" in stock, but they may have an equivalent. He will ask you what sort of car you're dealing with.Step Six.
Tell Miguel you want the oil for your, um, spinning wheel.Step Seven.
After repeating the words "spinning wheel" eleven times and attempting to communicate in mime, draw picture of spinning wheel for Miguel.Step Eight.
Reassure Miguel that no, he is not being "Punk'd."Step Nine.
Ponder how peaceful life must be for people with normal hobbies.Step Ten.
Purchase your bottle of 30 grade motor oil and thank Miguel for his kind assistance. When he suggests that in return you should knit him a hat, tell him you'll think about it if the store would consider carrying a full selection of niddy noddies and orifice hooks.Step Eleven.
Remember too late that one should never to make fiber-related jokes around the uninitiated.Step Twelve.
Calculate how long it will be before you can comfortably shop in that hardware store again. If ever.