CHARD (Western Machine Tool Works USA): Catalog set including: A 36-page Full Range Publication with superb illustrations of the Timken-bearing lathes with belt and gear-drive headstocks including many sectional drawings; A full-range 12-page Catalog of the geared-head models and a 12-page Catalog featuring the Manufacturing Lathes.
Manuals and Catalogues
Chard Lathes (Western Machine Tool Work): Operator's Instruction Manual and Parts as Sectional Drawings. Covers the Geared-head and flat-belt drive 16", 18" and 20" Engine Lathes and 16" and 18" Manufacturing Lathes.
SHAPER WORK - Work on the Shaping machine - a complete, highly detailed and well-illustrated 333-page book on how to use and get the best from any shaper. Titled: "For Beginners in Machine Shop Practice" it features a larger machine - but the methods and principles involved apply to all makes and types. This is the very best manual on shaper work ever published. A very heavy publication, bound in two volumes and printed on a heavy, high-quality 120g paper