Sheraton "9-Inch" lathe. The very 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 170-page edition concentrates in detail on the 9-inch lathe. I have also added all the known relevant South Bend 9-inch data to give a complete data pack for the machine: operating instructions - extra comprehensive screwcutting charts with metric conversions for both the changewheel and gearbox models and other valuable data.
Manuals and Catalogues
SHERATON Cub, Cadet, Diploma and Defiance lathes. These lathes were mechanical copies of the LeBlond and "LeBlond Makino" lathes as made from the 1950s to 1980s. Supplied for these Sheraton lathes is a copy of the detailed and well-illustrated Instruction, Maintenance & Illustrated Parts Manual as detailed Cross-Sectional Drawings as published by LeBlond, not Sheraton. Instead of the various models being accorded a Model Type by size, as per the LeBlond system. Sheraton gave them individual names: Cub, Cadet, Diploma and Defiance.
Changewheels (and metric-to-inch and inch-to-metric transposing gears) to fit Boxford and other South Bend 9-inch Clones (e.g. Ace, Hercus, Purcell, Smart...