Craftsman 315.114281 Operator's Manual
Craftsman 315.114281 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 315.114281 Operator's Manual

19.2 volt cordless jig saw variable speed / orbital


Model No.
To reduce the risk of injury,
the user must read and understand the
operator's manual before using this
Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
Visit the Craftsman web page:
9-19-06 (REV:02)
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  • Page 1 SOLD SEPARATELY operator’s manual before using this product. Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: Save this manual for future reference 983000-732 9-19-06 (REV:02)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will replace it, free of charge. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
  • Page 3: General Safety Rules

     Use battery only with charger listed. the tool. Such preventive safety measures reduce the MODEL BATTERY PACK CHARGER risk of starting the tool accidentally. 315.114281 130279003 Model No. 1425301  Store idle tools out of reach of children and other 130279005 (Item No.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES SERVICE  When servicing a tool, use only identical replace- ment parts. Follow instructions in the Maintenance  Tool service must be performed only by qualified section of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a by unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
  • Page 5: Safety Rules For Charger

    SAFETY RULES FOR CHARGER WARNING!  An extension cord should not be used unless READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL absolutely necessary. Use of improper extension cord INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow all instructions could result in a risk of fire and electric shock. If listed below, may result in electric shock, fire extension cord must be used, make sure: and/or serious personal injury.
  • Page 6: Symbols

    SYMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
  • Page 7: Symbols

    SYMBOLS The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will DANGER: result in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could WARNING: result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 8: Features

    FEATURES PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Length of Stroke ................................1 in. Strokes Per Minute ..............................0-2,100/min. Switch ................................Variable Speed Blade Clamp ................................Toolless Cutting Angle ..........................0° to 45° both Left and Right Orbital Motion ................................ 4 Positions Charger Input ............................120 V, 60 Hz, AC only Charge Rate ..................................1 hour...
  • Page 9: Assembly

    FEATURES KNOW YOUR JIG SAW VARIABLE SPEED See Figure 1. This tool has a variable speed switch that delivers higher Before attempting to use this tool, familiarize yourself with speed with increased trigger pressure. all operating features and safety rules. BLADE STORAGE TOOLLESS BLADE CLAMP When not in use, you can place the blades provided with...
  • Page 10: Operation

    OPERATION CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools to If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the make you careless. Remember that a careless green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious reach normal temperature, then the red LED will come on.
  • Page 11 OPERATION BATTERY PACK TO INSTALL BATTERY PACK SHOWN IN CHARGER See Figure 3.  Lock the switch trigger by placing the rotation selector in the center position.  Place the battery pack on the tool. CHARGER  Make sure the latches on each side of the battery pack snap into place and the battery pack is secured on the tool before beginning operation.
  • Page 12 OPERATION TO INSTALL BLADES See Figure 4.  Remove battery pack. SAW BLADE  Lift blade clamp lock / release lever located on front of saw.  Insert saw blade between blade clamp and saw bar as far as possible. ...
  • Page 13 OPERATION WARNING: Excessive side pressure on the blade could result in broken blades or damage to the material being cut. GENERAL CUTTING See Figure 7.  Rest the front of the saw base on the workpiece and align cutting edge of the blade with the line on your workpiece.
  • Page 14 OPERATION ANGLE CUTTING (BEVEL CUTTING) PLUNGE CUTTING See Figures 9 - 10. See Figures 11 - 12. Bevel cutting angles may be adjusted from 0° to 45° right WARNING: To avoid loss of control, broken blades, or left. Angles for cuts from 0° to 45° in 15° increments or damage to the material being cut, always use are marked on a scale on both the left and right side of extreme caution when making plunge cuts.
  • Page 15 OPERATION SPLINTER-FREE CUTTING See Figures 13 - 14. The base of the jig saw has a narrow slot to permit splinter-free cutting. It is especially useful when cutting plywood. This feature should only be used when making straight cuts or circle cuts. It is not for bevel cutting or plunge cutting.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of may create a hazard or cause product damage. commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
  • Page 17: Exploded View And Repair Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN 19.2 VOLT CORDLESS JIG SAW – MODEL NO. 315.114281 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your CORDLESS JIG SAW or when ordering repair parts.
  • Page 18: Purchase

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