STARK (USA) Stark Catalogue circa 1900-1910 (pencil annotation). Probably the most complete of all the Stark literature, this lists and illustrates the entire product range in four languages: English, German, French and Spanish. Includes Precision Bench and Watchmakers' lathes - the Nos. 2,3, 31/2, 4, 41/2 and their accessories, drive systems, countershafts, treadle stands, special tailstocks, collets, etc.
This page displays all the content on the website associated with the 'All' model. Numeric models include all prefixes, such as 'Number', 'Mark', 'Size' etc.
Manuals for Model: All
AMERICAN WATCH TOOL COMPANY - Webster Whitcombe and Wade. Superb early 1900s 32-page All-models and Accessories Sales Catalogue with a 1924 price list.
Also, for literature about these lathes and other precision machine tools developed, look under the WADE entry - the company that took over the Watch Tool Co.
AMERICAN WATCH TOOL COMPANY - Webster Whitcombe and Moseley models Superb 1910 Watchmakers' Lathes Catalogue and Price list. 12 pages
(Also, for literature about these lathes developed, look under the WADE entry - the company that took the watch tool Co.)
A780Y Ames Precision Machine Tools: a set of three later catalogs:
(1) Ames No. 3 Precision Bench lathe Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. Also shows the Ames miller and Ames Triplex Machine - a lathe and miller combined. 16 pages.
A824F ARCHDALE Full-range Catalogue Circa 1930s-1940s: Radial-Arm drills, Heavy-duty drills, Production drills, Multi-head drills, All-gear Drills, Sensitive Universal Adjustable Multi-spindle Drills, Medium and Heavy-duty Type Universal Multi-spindle Drills, Hydraulic Multi spindle drills, 6-spindle cylinder boring machine, 4-spindle Fixed centre Hydraulic Cylinder Boring Machine, 74-spindle Vertical Hydraulic Drill, Automatic Cam Feed Unit Drilling Machines, Duplex Hydraulic Piston Drilling & Reaming Machines, 18-inch, 20-inch, 28-inch, horizontal Milling Machines, 24-inch Automatic p
ARCHDALE Comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated full-range Catalogue Circa late 1940s showing milling machines and drills. 152 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 8 (1934) including the 9-inch "all-belt" drive lathes, the first of the later 10-inch models with backgear, the cheaper "Unit Plan" lathes, the first wood-turning lathes, the company's drills, presses and pictures inside the factory. 32 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 15 (circa 1936) with metal & wood-turning lathes including the later 9-inch "all-belt" drive machines, the Model 918 "Utility" Model, the revised 10-inch Model, "Unit Plan" versions, accessories, wood-turning lathes, drills, presses & motors. 44 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 26 (dated 1936/1937). The first of the comprehensive Atlas catalogs illustrating the last 9-inch "all-belt" drive lathes together with the Utility versions; 10-inch screwcutting Models and the cheaper Unit Plan versions; wood-turning lathes; drills, presses, vices, motors & accessories. 52 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 28 (November 1937) with lathes, millers, shapers, drills, etc.: 52 pages.
A840E ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 31 (circa 1938) with lathes, millers, shapers, drills, presses, vices, motors & accessories. 70 pages.
A840F ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 39 (January 1939) with millers, shapers, drills: 70 pages
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 40 (1940) with millers, shapers, drills: 70 pages £45
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 41 (1941) with millers, shapers, drills: 64 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 45 (1945) with millers, shapers, drills, etc: 64 pages.
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. 50 (1950) with millers, shapers, drills: 35 pages £
ATLAS Lathes full-range Catalogue No. M52 (1952 to 1958) with 1954 price list and millers, shapers, drills: £35
Machine Tool Archive on an 8 GB SD Memory Card.
In response to many requests a complete copy of the lathes.co.uk Archive is now available on a Pen Drive with over 1500 articles and 4.8 Gig of data. The whole site is instantly accessible, the pictures load immediately and the hyperlinks work as if on-line.
The order will say it's a CD-ROM - but as it's now too large to fit we use a Pen Drive instead
BOLEY Catalogues for Stands, Countershafts, Foot Treadle & Independent drives for Plain-turning and Screwcutting Lathes. 10 pages
Boley Watchmakers' Lathes, millers, drills, etc. A complete-range catalogue circa 1924 - covering items many of which were made from the late 1800s until the 1960s. Shows not just the lathes and their accessories but vertical & horizontal milling machines, drilling machines in light and heavy types, anvils, cases, countershafts and drive systems, files, foot motors, gauges, hammers, hand tools, micrometers, sliding verniers Gauges, stakes, drifts, punches, screwdrivers, spring winders, tweezers, vices and even work-bench stools, etc.
Boley SalesLiterature - the complete set, as listed on these pages, as a very high quality reproduction.
Bemson Precision Lathes. Sales & Specification Catalogue.16 pages.
BERGEON Watch & Instrument maker's Lathes: a full, very detailed Catalogue including lathes and all their accessories, 1950s.
BROADBENT & SCHOFIELD Machine Tools. Complete Range Catalogue showing the machines as produced during the 1950s and 1960s. Includes: Lathes, Horizontal Plano-milling Machines, Vertical Boring & Turning Machines & Bar Reeling Machines. 72 pages.
B788B Broadbent & Schofield Machine Tools. Complete range Catalogue showing the machines of the late 1960s and 1970s: Lathes Series 2534 & 3748; Oil Country Lathes Series 121HS, 1215HS. Heavy duty Vertical Boring Mills Series 60, 72, 96 & 120. 32 pages.
BROWN & SHARPE "Construction & Use of Milling Machines". Wonderful 230-page book published in 1900 showing the company's products, accessories and work samples. High quality reproduction enlarged to A4. 230 pages.
BTM Watchmakers' Lathe: Sales & Technical Specification Catalogues. 4 pages of detailed descriptions and pictures.
BUTLER Full-range Catalogue circa 1930s & 1940s. 218 pages of superb illustrations showing: Planers, Shapers & Slotters.
CINCINNAT Milling Machines and Universal & Reamer Grinders: Full-range catalog dated 1913. A superb, beautifully-illustrated publication that shows the full range of machines and accessories together with a "Tour of the Works" and a number of interesting technical articles detailing the machines' design and construction. 128 pages.
For other catalogues see: www.lathes.co.uk/catalogues
CINCINNATI Full-range Catalogue 1924. Rare 135-page publication listing
all the maker's Milling machines and their accessories, Tool & amp; Cutter
Grinders, Centreless Grinders and Cylindrical Grinders, etc..
For other catalogues see: www.lathes.co.uk/catalogues
CINCINNATI Full-range Catalogue 1961. Rare 71-page publication listing
Milling machines, Broaching Machines, Cutter & Tool Grinding Machines,
grinding Machines, Grinding Wheels, Selective Hardening Machines, Metal Forming
Machines, Special Machine Tools, Accessories.
For other catalogues see: http://www.lathes.co.uk/catalogues
Cataract (Hardinge) Unfortunately there was never a "Manual" for the Cataract lathe and millers - but there is a wonderful full-range Catalogue showing all the Precision Bench and Screwcutting Lathes, Milling Machines, Automatic Gear and Pinion Cutters, Drills and the full accessory range made from the early 1900s to the early 1930s. Although not a Manual, there are many descriptive and illustrative details of the machines' construction and drive systems including Sectional Drawings of the various headstocks.
CATARACT (Hardinge) Wonderful Full-range Catalogue of Precision Lathes & Millers of the 1930s. Includes bench precision lathes, milling machines of the MD3, MD4 horizontal millers, BB2V (the vertical version of the horizontal BB4) and MD5 (horizontal with conventional overarm) types. Automatic Gear & Pinion Cutters, Drills and the full accessory range. Although not a handbook, there are many descriptive and illustrative details of the machines' construction, drive systems and countershafts including sectional drawings of the various headstocks. 50 pages. £55
Data pack of all Cataract Machine tool Literature that gives a complete picture of the company's products.
Items can also be purchased separately. https://www.store.lathes.co.uk/cataract
Clausing full-range Catalogue showing the lathes of the 1960s and 1970s. Contains full details of all the lathes (including imported and re-badged English Colchester models): 17 -inch, 15-inch, 13-inch; 6900 Series (14-inch); 5900 Series (12-inch); 4900 Series (10-inch) and Accessories for the full range. Vertical and Horizontal Millers and Drill Presses. 82 pages.
C389 COLCHESTER LATHES - Factory Tour 1960s showing elements of the manufacturing process, assembly, etc. 22 pages.
Colchester Lathe Catalogues - late editions from the 1950s. Phone 01298-981633 for details. All 1930s to early 1950s are listed.
CARSON Tool & Cutter Grinder. Not a manual but a Sales, Accessories & Specification Catalogue but with a page having as sectional drawing through the headstock with instructions concerning the bearing adjustment procedure.
CHURCHILL Grinding Machines. Full-range Catalogue circa 1930s to 1940s.
206 superbly-illustrated pages with full specification details.
CHURCHILL Grinding Machines. Full-range Catalogue circa 1940s to 1950s.
121 superbly-illustrated pages with full specification details. £65
Unfortunately there never was any sort of Instruction Manual for Dalton lathes but I have collected together a set of interesting sales catalogues that cover the Combination Machine and the 7-inch, 8-inch and 9-inch lathes.
DERBYSHIRE (USA) Precision Watch & Clockmaker's Lathes and Micromills: complete Catalogue early 1940s (red cover). This is the version with 46 extra inserted plate photographs. 62 pages.
DERBYSHIRE Precision Watch & Clockmaker's Lathes, Micro Drill and Micromills: Complete Catalogue late 1940s & 1950s products (red cover). 52 pages.
DERBYSHIRE Precision Watch & Clockmaker's Lathes and Micromills: Complete Catalogue 1956. 80 pages.
DERBYSHIRE Precision Watch & Clockmaker's Lathes and Micromills: complete Catalogue 1970s & 1980s products (green cover). 47 pages. £35
Derbyshire Lathes Types 750, Model A and Models 460 (flange-mounted motor) Sales Catalogue.
DERBYSHIRE - all the information and illustrations that are different (there was much duplication in the Company's catalogs) extracted from a collection of five Derbyshire Catalogues from the 1940s until recently that gives a complete picture of the company's products and enabling identification of rare and unusual accessories. 127 pages.
Dominion Woodworking Machines Catalogue Collection - beautifully illustrated.
Dean, Smith & Grace Centenary Booklet 1965. Detailed description of the Company's development. Includes a comprehensive factory tour showing the entire production process from casting to final testing.
D20C DEAN, SMITH & GRACE 1950s Full Range Sales and Technical
Specification Catalogue (small format) 24 pages.
DEAN, SMITH & GRACE Book "A Little Farm Well Tilled". A well-illustrated and interesting publication circa early 1960s covering the history of the Company.
Everything for Drummond machine Tools.
DRUMMOND: Hints to Purchases of Lathes (1920 - text only). 19 pages.
Drummond: Very early Catalogue for 3.5" Model B flat-bed lathe. 8 pages.
Drummond Very early lathes: Full-range Catalogue. 45 pages.
Drummond 1921 3.5-inch Model A. Sales & Specification Catalogue. 12 pages plus 2-page letter from the makers.
Drummond 4" Type A ROUND-BED: Sales & Specification Booklet. 12 pages.
DENBIGH "Machine Tools" Full-range catalogue of milling machines, drills, lathes, fly presses, foot-lever presses, couplings, moulding machines, polishing and grinding spindles, tool grinders. Published circa 1920s. 42 beautifully illustrated pages.
Denbigh Catalogue set with 24 pages: Model "M" (light) Milling Machine: Sales Catalogue. 4 pages. DENBIGH Milling Machine: 3 Sales Folders listing the model range. 12 pages. Model J.P.V.S. Horizontal Milling Machine. Sales Folder. 4 pages. Model "D" Milling Machine: Sales Catalogue. 4 pages.
We receive a huge number of requests for machine-tool specifications - especially weight, size, speeds and capacities - and, while we are always pleased to help, these can take some time to research and answer.
EW Lathe. No manual was ever issued for the EW lathe but the following collection of literature is helpful: Collection of Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue Pages. 8 pages. To help with the lathe I'd recommend a copy of the book "The Amateurs' Lathe".
FAVORITE General Watchmaker's Tool Catalogue that lists and illustrates every conceivable tool and accessory for the watchmaking trade. 325 pages.
FELL Wood Working machinery. Complete and detailed Full-range Catalogue Circa 1948. 169 pages.
FELL Wood Working machinery. Complete and detailed Full-range Catalogue Circa 1948. 169 pages.
F44 Fischer (George Fisher +GF+). Explanatory catalogues explaining the function, tooling and one-off applications for Fischer lathes.
GARVIN (USA) Superb full-range Catalogue 1906 with engravings. Shows a huge collection of machines including: millers, lathes, a wide range of lathe accessories, tapping machines, profiling machines (slotters), dividing and indexing attachments, milling accessories and cutters, machine vices, tool & cutter grinders, surface grinders, die-slotting machine, screw machines (capstans), tapping machines, drills, spring coiling machines and countershaft units, etc. A wonderful book of early American machine tools. 214 pages.
George Adams: Watchmaker's Plain and Screwcutting Lathes. Catalogue 1931 (covers most of the lathes and milling machines marketed during the period the period 1910 - 1940) Profusely illustrated.
GEORGE ADAMS 1907 Catalogue - Precision & Larger Lathes & Attachments. 12 pages.
George Adams: Woodworking Tools. Catalogue 1925. Every tool connected with woodworking & associated trades.
GOODELL-PRATT (USA) Whole range Tool Catalogue 1926 including their range of small lathes. 400 pages.
HEALD Grinding Machines. Interesting Full-range 1912 Catalogue 118 pages. High-quality reproduction.
HEALD Detailed 1971 All-Models Catalogue showing all the Model A Bore-Matics, Bore-matic Attachments, Slide Units, Borizers,Transfer Machines, Universal Grinding Machines, Boring Heads, No. 3 Tool & Cutter Grinder, Internal Grinding Attachments, all Gage-Matic and Size-Matic Models 58 pages.
Hendey Lathes: "Modern Engine Lathes". This is the best publication for getting to grips with the earlier Hendey Models. A beautifully illustrated and comprehensive 67-page catalog-cum-handbook it shows the complete lathe range as it was in the early to mid 1920s showing both cone and geared-head models and the complete accessory range of slide rests, capstan attachments, steadies, collets, tools, coolant equipment, chucks, taper-turning units, the various electric drive systems and countershafts, etc.
Hendey "Factory Tour" photographed by Robert Yarnall Richie. A Souvenir Publication in large format, giving a complete photographic tour of the works from boardroom to dispatch department. Dozens of fabulous pictures and descriptions. 64 pages.
HERKE Tapping Machines. Sales and Technical Specification Catalogue. 9 pages.
HABEGGER lathes Complete range Catalogue with Accessories, Stands, Drive Systems and Tooling. High-quality reproduction with 70 pages.
HABEGGER Complete Range Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue early 1950s. Some English but mostly French & German text.(not a first-rate copy, but the information is complete) 49 pages.
Habegger Special Accessories for Precision Lathes Catalogue. Shows all the different beds, headstocks, tailstocks, stands, drive systems, accessories, collets, chucks, slide rests and production equipment, etc. 27 pages.
HABEGGER Catalogue Collection comprising:
H4 HABEGGER lathes Complete range Catalogue with Accessories, Stands, Drive Systems and Tooling. 70 pages.
H4A HABEGGER Complete Range Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue early 1950s. Some English but mostly French & German text.(not a first-rate copy, but the information is complete) 49 pages.
H4B HABEGGER Toolroom lathe JH102 for bench mounting. Sales, Technical Specification and Accessories Catalogue. 6 pages.
HJORTH (USA) Precision Bench Lathe Beautifully illustrated Catalogue No 5 60 pages.
HJORTH (USA) Precision Bench Lathe Catalogue No. 12 with unusual and interesting lathe accessories. A complete, high-quality reproduction. 60 pages.
IME Watchmakers' Lathes & Drills: Traditional and later Types (Models 100 & 300). A complete Data Pack with copies of all known Sales and Promotional literature. 32 pages.
INVICTA, Elliott (& Alba) Shapers. Sales, Accessories & Technical Specifications Catalogues. A complete data pack that Illustrates and describes the constructional features of the range from the No.2 to the No. 30. Several editions included: an early print originally issued as a bound copy; an edition issued as a set of loose sales sheet; a publication showing the 18", 24" and 30" "Major" Types and three additional publications featuring the later Elliot-badged M, MR and S-Series Machines and a number of the Elliott/Alba machines made in the same factory. 68 pages.
I900 IXL Lathes. Sales & Technical Specification catalogue showing the most common models: 5-inch Model W3 (with bar-braced headstock), Model A.K.T. and Model A. 4 pages.
Jones and Shipman Full-range catalogue from the 1940s. Grinders, Drills, Tool & Cutter & Twist-drill Grinders, Cone Grinders, Drills, Tapping Machines, Honing Machines, Lapping Machines, Slot Millers, etc.
J70S JONES & SHIPMAN Unusual and detailed sales & Specification Catalogue that shows the entire range from thelate 1950s to the late 1960s. Includes precision grinders of all types, hoing machines, general machine tools, accessories and a 13-page addition titled "Machine Tools for Special Applications.
104 pages. £65
Jones and Shipman Complete Grinder Range Catalogue (1947).
Jones and Shipman full-range Machine Tool Sales, Specification & Accessories catalogue dated 1967. 71 pages
Jones and Shipman Complete Grinder Range Catalogue (1984) 6 pages. £10
"Jones and Shipman at Rolls Royce". Interesting, well-illustrated Advertising Booklet printed in 1962.
Jones and Shipman Surface Grinders: full-range Catalogue, 1984.
K.O.Lee Universal Tool Grinders. Sales, Technical Specification & Accessories Catalogue. 20 detailed and well-illustrated pages. For a copy of the K.O.Lee Tool & Cutter Grinder Operation Manual see: https://store.lathes.co.uk/print/ml85
LAMBERT (S.Lambert S.A. Switzerland) "Machines de Precision". Wonderful catalogue (with French text) of watch and clockmaking machines of every conceivable variety: pivoting, milling, lathes, grinders, pinion and gear cutters, drills, tappers, pivoting, , 67 pages.
LANDIS Universal Grinding machines. Full-Range catalogue
for 1922. 56 well-illustrated pages.
LANG Lathes. 1960 General Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. 24 pages.
LANG Lathes and other Lang products - Full-range catalogue covering machines made circa late 1930s to early 1950s. 160 beautifully-illustrated pages showing all the various types of lathe - standard, toolroom, boring & facing, production, capstan, Wickman, etc. with comprehensive screwcutting charts, clutch adjustment instructions, details of how to use the Universal Relieving Attachment, , tooth-rounding machines (with operating instructions), presses, pumps, multi-disc clutches, etc. £85 (A spare original hard-back copy might be available, please inquire).
LINLEY JIG BORER (USA) Early Model (narrow saddle) Sales Catalog pages. Model 1A Sales Catalog and an Illustrated Parts List plus Parts Prices. 16 pages
There was also a development of the Linley made in England by the company Downham: see manual reference http://www.store.lathes.co.uk/print/ME218
LODGE & SHIPLEY (USA): Condensed Catalogue December 1951 with Engine, Toolmaker, Gap & Oil Country Lathes, Copymatic, Duomatic and T-Lathes. 16 pages.
LODGE & SHIPLEY (USA): Full Catalogue circa 1922/4 170 beautifully illustrated pages.
LORCH & Lorch Schmidt - wonderful full-range, fully-illustrated Sales & Specification catalogue from circa 1910 showing watchmaker to backgeared and screwcutting lathes, milling machines, accessories, collets, production equipment, drive systems, etc. as produced from around 1890 to 1930 and later (accessories for watchmakers' lathes barely changed at all after 1910). 76 pages.
LORCH: General Catalogue shows the complete range of Precision Plain Turning & Screwcutting Lathes, & their accessories, current from the 1920s until the late 1930s. 42 pages.
LORCH: General Catalogue shows the complete range of Precision Plain Turning & Screwcutting Lathes, & their accessories current from the late 1930s until the 1950s. 40 pages.
LeBlond (USA): Complete Range Catalogue 1921 Full of useful information and detailed component pictures.
Myford Lathe & Milling Machine Catalogue Collection consisting of virtually every catalogue (less duplicated content) for the following lathes: Myford M-Type (and associated Drummond M-Type)Myford ML7, Super 7, ML7R, ML10,Myford M-Type, Myford 254,Myford ML1, ML2, ML3 and ML4, 4-inch Precision, 280 geared head, ML8 wood lathe and the VM-A, VM-B, VM-C and VM-10 Milling Machines. About 355 pages. About 370 pages bound in 3 volumes.
MURAD Sales Catalogue "The Customer is Always Right". 16-page booklet outlining the company's products and history.
MISAL Manufacturing Programme Brochure. Full range of lathes, milling machines, drills, saws, grinding machines & shapers, as manufactured in the 1960s and early 1970s. 24 pages
MONARCH Lathes USA. 36-page "Factory Tour" circa 1938 Booklet titled: "Features of Monarch Lathes" This is a superb production illustrating all aspects of the production process from casting & forging through machining and quality checking. Probably photographed by Robert Yarnall Richie responsible for the similar Hendey Factory Tour.
"AIS" Generic Model Taiwanese bench milling machine as branded by Warco, Whitecoat, Ajax,Naerok, etc. Service Manual (very basic, but with useful parts Drawings).
The machines were all very similar and sometimes carried the code letters "AIS" on the maker's plate.
ARCHDALE RADIAL-ARM DRILLING MACHINES - Data Pack: Most of the Company's radial-arm drills appear to have been covered in a Publication with the title: "Light, Medium and Heavy Duty Types". This Data Pack also includes the Installation, Maintenance, Operating & Lubrication Instructions for drills marked "14567", "14713" and 14582 together with Spare Parts Manuals for the 14582 and the smallest model in the range, the 38-inch "Sensitive" Type 2248 (the latter is a "photographic" listing.
Blohm - a book by the Blohm Company: "Precision Surface Grinding". This covers, in great detail, all surface grinding processes.
Brown and Sharpe Screw Machines. Detailed 70-page Catalogue of Screw Machine Tools, Spring Collets and Feeding Fingers.
Brown and Sharpe Automatic Screw Machines. Construction and Use Manual - wonderful 333 page book written for the operator showing every aspect of how to set up and operate these incredibly reliable and robust machines.
"Delapena Recommended Honing Speeds & Honing Stone Pressures" - a useful
booklet that helps to get the best from any make of honing machine.
Elliot & Victoria Dividing Heads. 31/2", 43/4", 5", 7", 9", 10" & 12". Detailed Operation and Maintenance Manuals with Dividing and Spiral Milling Charts and Illustrated Parts Lists. The complete set for these units.
ENGEL Roll Forming Machines - All-models instruction Manual. Includes a set of the maker's Sales, Specification & Accessories Catalogues. £35
"Machining For Toolmaking and Experimental Work" by the Engineering Industry Training Board. A detailed, easy-to-follow and well-illustrated course of instruction that covers: Turning, Milling, Shaping/Slotting and Surface Grinding with step-by-step guides.
Turning on the Lathe by the Engineering Industry Training Board - an Instruction Manual for Engineering Craftsmen. A detailed, easy-to-follow and well-illustrated course of instruction with step-by-step guides.
Mechanical Fitting For Engineering Craftsmen by the Engineering Industry Training Board This covers, stage by stage with excellent illustrations: general workshop safety, standard symbols, marking out, clamping techniques, drilling and boring, machine tapping, hand grinding of tools, scraping flat surfaces and bearings, riveting, lapping flat and internal and external curved surfaces, inspection of machined parts, fitting new assemblies e.g. bolting, dowelling, pegging, bushes, keys, aligning, balancing, pipe bending, pipe flanges, flaring pipes, gaskets, glands and seals, etc.
Grinding: Precision Grinding Techniques - Jones and Shipman. Precision Grinding Techniques - a Primer. Covers the essential basics of Surface, Tool, Cylindrical Internal precision grinding. 87 pages.
HENDEY Lathes 1920 and earlier Operators' Handbook. Extracted from the full-range catalog-cum-handbook listed under Code H237A, this shows the construction and operation of the Company's lathes back to around 1910. Extensive screwcutting charts and operation of accessories: taper turning, relieving, etc.
HORNAMILL Milling Attachments. A Data Pack consisting of: Operating Instructions for the 3-way Lathe Attachment, Catalogue for the 3-way Milling Attachment, Powered Milling Attachment to Convert Horizontal Milling Machines into a Vertical Miller. 13 pages.
PG OPTIDRESS wheel-dressing attachment (sometimes branded Jones & Shipman but made by Precision Grinding Ltd. "PG"). Operator's Instruction Manual with Parts Manual as Exploded Component Pictures.
Jig Boring - a comprehensive 160-page explanation of traditional jig-boring techniques and jig borers. The only known book on the subject.
Lightguards Data Pack: three publications consisting of: "Lightguards Installation & Maintenance Instructions"; "Lightguards Manual for Infra Red Lightguards (with a section on faultfinding for the Mk.3" and a Set of Electrical Schematics labelled for Pearson, Bronx, BMF and unidentified press brakes.
Logan Lathes. Early Instruction and Maintenance Manual book for the Logan and Montgomery-badged lathes with slender bed feet. £35
LANCASHIRE Dynamo Nevelin Ltd. Variable-speed Drive. Instruction Manual with a large Electrical and General-arrangement Schematic. £65
Landis Thread Cutting Equipment: Comprehensive Operator's Instruction and
Maintenance Instructions for Die Holders, Tangential Thread Chasers, Threading
Heads and Machines, Grinding Tap Chasers and the Operation of Collapsible
Taps, Special threads, Care & Operation of Threading Machines, etc. 182 pages.
LEVIN LATHES - Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual.
LEVIN (USA) Precision lathes: Full Lathe & Accessory Catalogue. Dated 1950. 32 pages.
LEVIN (USA) Precision lathes: Full Lathe & Accessory Catalog. Dated 1954.
36 pages. This is the first of the improved "glossy-photograph" editions.
LEVIN (USA) Lathe Accessories, Heavy-duty Slide Rests, Circular Saws, Collets, Turret Tooling, Micro Drilling, Micro Drills. Publication circa 1960. 12 pages.
LEVIN (USA) Price Lists: 1950, 1953 and 1958.12 pages.
Ormerod Shapers. All-models Operator's Manual and Parts Manual as Sectional Drawings. Includes an electrical schematic.
Ormerod Shaper 18-inch stroke. Operator's Instruction Manual and Parts Manual as Sectional Drawings. Includes a copy of the very useful Ormerod "All-Models" Operation manual with a Parts Manual as Sectional Drawings" that shows all the various sizes of machine.
PUCKERT Pneumatic Bar Feed. Operating and Maintenance Manual
with assorted set-up drawings and diagrams. Two editions are included.
PULTRA Lathes: All-models' Operation & Maintenance Manual with Spare Parts as Sectional Drawings covering both early open-headstock P-Type and later 1750, 1770 and 1790 Models and their Drive Systems including the "Mardrive" type. A pair of beautifully-produced full-range catalogues showing all the P-Type, 1750, 1770 & 1790 models and accessories including the Pultra Grinding and Milling Attachments Catalogue (a rare edition).
PARKANSON Lathe - this is a copy of the South Bend 9-inch and the best Manual is the one produced in England for the South Bend clone made by Boxford. Unlike the South Bend book "How to Run a Lathe" this 137-page edition concentrates in detail on the 9-inch lathe, not the whole range, and thus contains much more information about how to operate it as well as many screwcutting charts, lists of changewheels set-ups as machines left the factory, metric conversions and other valuable data. A few mechanical details are different but the operating procedures are identical.
MR30 RAPIDOR Hacksaws Spare Parts Manual as Drawings. Includes 16 individual Sales and Specification catalogues from the 1920 to the 1970s showing virtually the entire range of the company's regular models, 6", 8", 10", 12", 14", 16" 20", etc., a number of special types including saw sharpening machines, girder saws, tyre saws (railway wheels), portable units, jig saws and filing machines, rail saws, angle plates, screw packingsteel side cramps, machine vices, etc. and representing the complete known data set for this manufacturer. 64 pages.
Rigiva (Riva) "UO-A" Miller Basic Manual, Dimensions, Electrical Diagram and Spindle section ITALIAN TEXT. This publication is issued together with the comprehensive English-language publication "Handbook for Milling Operations" - as shown below,
South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed 128-page (2-pages per side) general instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superby printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set - an extra 84 pages: "The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe"; "Keeping Your Lathe in Trim"; "Keeping Your Lathe Clean" and "Oiling the Lathe".
South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed 128-page general instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superby printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set - an extra 84 pages: "The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe"; "Keeping Your Lathe in Trim"; "Keeping Your Lathe Clean" and "Oiling the Lathe".
South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed 128-page printed one page per side A4 and so enlarged from the original smaller A5. General instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superby printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set: The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe; Keeping Your Lathe in Trim; Keeping Your Lathe Clean and Oiling the Lathe.
TORNOS "Laying Out The Cams" - A detailed set of instructions that explains the theory and practice of operating a Tornos Automatic lathe in the most efficient manner with numbers of clearly worked examples.
Vison Tool and Cutter Grinder. Instruction Book and Assembly Details. Includes a copy of the maker's Sales Catalogue.
Versamill Milling, Gringing & Slotting Attachment. Operator's Instructions.
MW582 WOLF Bench & Pedestal Grinders. Instruction Booklet. English, Dutch,
French and German text.
OLIVER Woodworking Machinery Co. Ltd. Manchester. Full-range wood-machinery Catalogue including a selection of lathes. 450 pages.
Oliver Machinery Grand Rapids USA. Full product line catalogue: saws, band & jig saws, surfacers, jointers, lathes, borers, tenoner & mortiser, shapers, grinders, vices, spindle shapers. 1960s & 1970s models.
Pearce (Frederic Peace New York USA) Precision Lathe. Sales & Specification Catalogue. 16 pages.
PINONDO Shapers. Full-range Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. English, French, German and Spanish text. 6 pages.
All the classic Pittler literature as one package.
Inclues the following
P415 PITTLER - Leipziger Werkzeug-Maschinen-Fabrik. The Ultimate Pittler Catalogue. GERMAN TEXT. 56 pages. £35
P415A PITTLER - WORKSHOP PRACTICE on the PITTLER by George Adams. An invaluable original publication detailing every aspect of how to use the lathe - but no illustrations. 56 pages. £35
P415C PITTLER: a set of three Catalogues - which some duplication of content - that covers the complete range of traditional Pillar lathes and their accessories:
P428 Pollard "Corona" drills. Full-range catalogue showing drills from the smallest to largest as sold in the style current circa 1920s to early 1930s.
POOLS Lathes: All known 3 Catalogues (one a "Poster") for the "Special", "Major" and "3-inch" and one for the milling machine. Also included are letters & prices from the manufacturer. 25 pages.
POTTER (USA) Precision Bench Lathes (New York). Very rare Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue with accessories. 36 pages
PRATT & WHITNEY (USA) Wonderful full-range Catalog dated 1897. Lathes, millers, drills, grinders, etc. (small format) 399 pages. We make every effort to ensure that the manual is of as high a quality as possible. It's in the form of a bound print from a very high-definition scan printed at 1200 d.p.i. onto a heavy, semi-gloss 120g paper that gives the best possible reproduction.
Pratt & Whitney Precision Machine Tools, Lathes, Jig Borers, Millers, Grinders, etc: full-range Catalogue, 1928. 140 pages.
Richmond (Midgley & Sutcliffe England) Complete Product Range Catalogue for the Company's Milling machines including pre-WW2 publications for early and late Models "O", 1, !a, 2A, 2B, LHM, VHM, VM1, later Plain & Universal versions of the No.1, No. 2, No.3, OS3D, No. 4, No. 5 production miller, No.3 vertical, No. 5 Vertical, Turret-head miller, 14-60, Universal "Hyspeedmil" attachment, Milling Machine Accessories Catalogue, the Dividing Head Catalogue and Radial Arm Drilling Machines Catalogues. 136 + pages. Individual model catalogues also available.
Complete Rollo Catalogue set:
ROLLO Supreme 800 lathe. Combined basic maker's Instruction manual & Catalogue Set. 16 pages.
Rollo Combi Machine - lathe, miller, drill Catalogue and a small Rollo Company Catalogue. 8 pages.
Rollo R.A.S.C & R.E.M.E. Lathe. Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. 4 pages
ROLLO ELF: Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue (round bed, Sturmey Archer gearbox model). 4 pages
ROLLO"Supras" Lathe. Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. 4 pages
A complete Rivett Data Pack consisting of
RIVETT 608 (USA)
Workshop Manual and Instruction Manual. Army Issue Publication - Covers, in great detail, every aspect of the lathe and its use. Also applies, in general terms, to the earlier and similar 8-inch Precision. 140 pages. GBP45
RIVETT 608 Sales and Specification Catalogue with additional 6-page price list (1944 edition). A Superb copy from a mint-condition original. GBP35 F
Rivett 608 "Blue Prints" Sectional drawing and various assembly drawings.98 sheets. £35
SENECA FALLS "Star" Lathes: Data pack of all Sales Catalogues: includes items reference: S156, S156A, S156B, S156C, S156D and S156E
SENIOR a very interesting general Catalogue: Shapers, Planers, Drills, Milling Slides, Dividing Attachments, Castings, Chucks, Horizontal Miller & Tools for Engineers: 1940 64 pages
SENIOR Milling Machines: several full-range Catalogue 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
& 1980s showing the development of the various models: 1950s, 1960s
(12 pages); 1970s (12 pages); 1980s (12 pages) an early Senior Catalogue.
SHELDON Lathes and millers. Whole Range Lathe, Millers & Accessories Catalogue 1955. Detailed and well-illustrated edition. 24 pages
SIP (SOCIETE GENEVOISE) Full-range catalogue with pages dated 1944, 1945, 1946 and 1947 showing Jig borers Types MP-1H, 2C, 2H, 3K, 4G, Hydroptic-B, Hydroptic-7, Hydroptic-8, rotary tables, tilting rotary tables, twist drills, end mills, boring tool holders Type L, toolholders Type P, Thread Grinding Machine Type RU-2, Measuring Comparator Type F-7, Drum Dividing Machine Type MDT-65A, Circular Dividing Machine Type MDC-64B, Linear Dividing Machine Type DLA-1000, Universal Measuring Support Type U-10, Micro-Indicators MI-18 and MI-30, High Precision Micro-Indicator Type MI-6B, Micrometer Typ
SLOAN & CHACE: Catalogue of: Precision Bench Lathe No. "Five-and-and-half" and "Five" models together with their Accessories, Automatic Staff & Pivot Lathe, Precision Bench Milling Machine, Single-spindle Drill Press, Precision Gear Cutting Machines, Automatic Gear Cutter and Automatic Pinion Cutter. 18 pages.
SLOAN & CHACE: Catalogue of: Precision Bench Lathe No. "Five-and-and-half" and "Five" models together with their Accessories, Automatic Staff & Pivot Lathe, Precision Bench Milling Machine, Single-spindle Drill Press, Precision Gear Cutting Machines, Automatic Gear Cutter and Automatic Pinion Cutter.
Sorby (Robert Sorby of Sheffield) General cataloge circa 2002 with Wood lathes and their accessories and all other Sorby products.
SACIA Universal Machine Tool - Vertical & Horizontal Miller, Borer, Drill, Slotter and Lathe Combination. Maker's Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. 6 pages
South Bend: full-range Catalogue (Red-book Series) 1920. 64 pages
South Bend: "Junior" Catalogue 1923 (not the Junior lathe, but the smaller of the two Catalogues issued). 36 pages.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue August dated 1924 (Catalogue No. 82). 52 pages.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue August, dated 1927 - 1928 (Catalogue No. 87). 64 pages.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue May 1928 (Catalogue No. 89). 76 pages.
It's in the form of a high-quality, bound reproduction print from a very high-definition scan printed at 1200 d.p.i.onto 120g paper.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue June 1929 (Catalogue No. 90-A). 100 pages.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue "Easy Payment Plan Catalogue" June 1929 (Catalogue No. 90-P). 100 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue dated 1931-32 132 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue dated 1931-32 132 pages.
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1933 76 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue February, 1934. 76 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue October, 1935. 76 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1936. 75 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1937. 75 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1938. 74 pages
South Bend: Full-size, Full-range Catalogue January, 1941. This is the catalogue that shows the fullest details of the popular "Heavy 10" lathe and its accessories. 104 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue, 1943. 48 pages.
South Bend: Abbreviated Full-size, Full-range Catalogue 1946. 8 pages
South Bend: Full-size, Full-range Catalogue 1966. 88 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1952 91 pages.
South Bend: 1955 50th Anniversary full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue (gold cover). 84 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1956. 82 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1958. 82 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1963. 100 pages
South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1967. 52 pages
SPRINGFIELD (USA) Lathes. general catalog showing the 14" Toolroom, 20" Medium Duty, and 25" Heavy Duty with specifications for 14", 16", 18", 20" 25" and 32" Medium and Heavy Duty Models. Sales & Technical Specification Catalog (Maker's Bulletin 180) 1940s. 8 pages.
STARK (USA) Very early Stark Catalogue (circa 1870/80) with the entire product range - lathes, accessories, drive systems, countershafts, treadle stand, special tailstocks, collets, Wheel & Pinion Cutters, Stark Plain Milling Machine, Stark Combined Universal Milling Machine & Wheel & Pinion Cutter, Damaskeening Machine and Automatic Staff Lathe. Shows sections through headstocks, the 4 lathe in various forms including with the milling attachment, the No. 3 lathe in various forms with accessories mounted First class, high-resolution production. 36 pages.
STARK: Precision Bench Lathes: Full Range Lathe Catalogue and Accessories, 1920s. 10 pages (not a particularly good reproduction).
SCHAUBLIN: Full-range Technical Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue 1973 (Catalogue G20/73) Includes Interesting Factory pictures. 20 pages.
SCHAUBLIN: Full-range Technical Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue 1964 (Catalogue. 12/64 titled "Extract from our Manufacturing Programme) 28 pages. Lathes, Milling Machines & Accessories. 20 pages.
STIRK PLANING MACHINES. Superb 1938 Catalogue celebrating the firms long-time success with historical details of John Stirk and a number of interesting descriptions of how the machines developed and their technical; features. 40 pages.
SUNDERLAND GEAR PLANERS: Very detailed Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue with an explanation of the Sunderland gear-generation system. 55 pages.
Tools for Shaping Machines and Lathes. A complete guide to choosing, sharpening and using correctly all the cutting tools likely to be used on a shaping machine or lathe. Includes details of the various types of tools available and how they are used; materials used and how to gring and form acutting edges, etc.
TOS Factory Tour. Anniversary Booklet 1973. Profusely illustrated showing
machine-tool production in Czechoslovakia on the shop floor of the SKODA/TOS
works with Lathes, millers, grinders, drills, etc. in production. Also gives a glowing account of the Communist paradise the workforce enjoyed - but fails to mention the single, Government-controlled TV channel, jailed dissidents and the Secret Police... 66 pages.
T1500 TURNER MACHINE TOOLS Wolverhampton. All- product range Catalogue. Centre & Capstan Lathes, Cutter Grinders, Shapers, Band Sanders, Grinders, etc. 48 pages.
TAYLOR (Charles Taylor Birmingham) Wonderful "Early Products" Catalogue: Spinning, Brass-finishers', Centre, Screwcutting, Polishing, Bench, Capstan, Plugging, Treadle and Special-purpose Lathes. Cock-boring & Tapping machines, Eccentric Chucks, ordinary Chucks, Sawing Machines, Brass-finishers' Milling machines, Tool & Cutter Grinder, etc. 75 pages.
V39 VDF "Factory Tour" circa 1960s. A rare and fascinating review of the VDF works and how the lathes were designed and built. Many wonderful photographs showing the production and inspection processes from foundry to finished machine. 90 pages.
VDF Lathes Sales & Technical Specification sheet circa 1940/50 4 pages
V41K VDF "Future Developments in the Field of Numerical Turning" Booklet 1962. 12 pages
WANDESS Lathes. Sales & Technical Specification & Accessories Catalogue. 4 pages. £12
It can be ordered securely on-line here with payment by credit or debit card or PayPal: http://www.store.lathes.co.uk/print/W27
W44F Webster & Bennett 1926-1930 Full-range Catalogue showing the Single Table 20" to 30",
Duplex Machines 20" to 48" (as sold mid 1920s to mid 1930s) with various combinations of features and fittings together with the the new-for-1930 "High-Power" types.46 pages.
WERNER (Fritz Werner) Full-range Catalogue - Milling Machines, Grinding Machines, Lathes, Drills, Dividing Heads, Milling Heads, Circular Tables, Vices, Cutters, Clamps, etc. 128 pages (small format). English, French & German Text.
WERNER (Fritz Werner) Machines of the 1950s. Full-range catalogue Millers Sizes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 with Accessories. Grinding machines, Optical Comparator and Superfine Finishing Lathe. English & German Text.
Heavy, large-bodied unit idea for use on Colchester Bantam, Student, Master, Triumph and similar 5.5 inch to 8-inch lathes such as the Harrison L5, L5A, 11-inch, 140, Kerry, etc
Axminster, Chester, Warco, etc. 920 lathe Chinese-made lathes. Narrow 5 mm x 710 V-belt. This is a top-quality, USA-made product.
Strips of the correct density felt that can be cut and packed into the holders: each strip is 100 mm long 9 mm wide and 7.5 mm deep.