Book Sales

Engine Turning 1689 - 1980; The Tools and Techniques

by Martin Matthews

The SOT are pleased to announce the availability of the reprint of Martin Matthews book: "Engine Turning 1680 – 1980, The Tools and Technique". This has been published with the permission and cooperation of the Matthews family. The book includes a colour photograph of Martin provided by the family and a tribute to Martin Matthews by Philip Whyte.

The reprint maintains the high quality of the original. It is a sewn-bound hardback book with gold blocked lettering. It includes colour photographs and of course the rose chuck pull-out page. A dust-jacket helps protect the book.

The price of the book is £50 plus p&p for non-members; members may purchase the book at the discounted price of £45 plus p&p.

The book will be available to purchase at SOT meetings. Non-members or those unable to attend the meeting, please contact

Bergeron Manuel du Tourneur, the Plates and Volume 2

Bergeron's Manuel du Tourneur was originally published in French with two volumes of text and a separate volume of plates to allow the relevant plate to be studied with greater convenience whilst reading the text. The SOT has translated and republished Volume 2 of the text and also republished the plates.

This new SOT Publication has been a joint effort: Jeremy Soulsby and Robert Bigio (Dust Jacket and Text), Harry Powell (Plate Formatting and Indexing)

The price of the text and plates is £35 each plus p&p for non-members; members may purchase the text and plates at the discounted price of £25 each plus p&p.

The book will be available to purchase at SOT meetings. Non-members or those unable to attend the meeting, please contact

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