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Craftsman 315.17504 Owner's Manual

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OWNER'S
MANUAL
MODEL NOS.
315.175040
315.175050
315.175060
CAUTION:
Read and follow
ALL safety rules
and instructions
before operating
this equipment.
MODEL NO. 315.175060
MODEL NO. 315.175050
CRRFTSMRNo
Router
Double Insulated
Thank You for Buying A
Craftsman
Router
Warranty
Rules For Safe Operation
Table Of Contents
Introduction
Unpacking
Features
Operation
Maintenance
(_
Accessories
Repair Parts
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
972000-248
7-00
Printed in U.S.A.

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   Summary of Contents for Craftsman 315.17504

  • Page 1

    CAUTION: Read and follow ALL safety rules and instructions before operating this equipment. Thank You for Buying A Craftsman Router SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., Hoffman Estates, 972000-248 7-00 MODEL NO. 315.175060 CRRFTSMRNo Router Double Insulated Warranty Rules For Safe Operation...

  • Page 2: Warranty

    CONNECTION Your router has a precision built electric motor. It should be connected to a power supply that is 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only (normal household current), Do not operate this tool on direct current (DC). A voltage drop of more than 10 percent will cause a loss of power and the motor will overheat.

  • Page 3

    ,WARNING: Do not attempt to operate this tool until you have read thoroughly understand instructions, safety rules, etc. manual. Failure to comply can result involving fire, electric shock, injury. Save owner's manual and review frequently for continuing safe operation, and instructing who may use this tool.

  • Page 4: Rules For Safe Operation

    NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE Normal sparking of the motor could ignite fumes. INSPECT TOOL CORDS PERIODICALLY if damaged, have repaired at your nearest Sears Repair Center. Stay constantly location. INSPECT EXTENSION CALLY and rep,lace if damaged.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Model No. 315.175050 Model No. 315.175060 • Operation Installing/Removing Cutters ... Depth Of Cut Adjustments Depth Of Cut Adjustments Mounted To A Router Table ... Variable Speed (Model Nos. 315. 175050 and 315.175060) Practice Before Actual Use ... Routing Freehand Routing ...

  • Page 6: Specifications

    Model No. 315.175060 WARNING: ] The operation of any router can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Before beginning power tool operation, safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed. We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses with side shields, available at Sears Retail Stores.

  • Page 7: Unpacking

    A clear plastic chip shield is installed on the front of your router for protection against flying dust and chips. The shield is designed to fit the opening of the router base. If necessary to remove chip shield, squeeze the tabs on each end and pull outward.

  • Page 8: Know Your Router

    CHIP SHIELD WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating your router. Failure to do so could result in dust, shavings, loose particles or foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, causing possible serious injury.

  • Page 9: Model No. 315.175050

    DEPTH WRENCH RING SPINDLE DEPTH ADJUSTING RING INDICATOR POINT MODEL NO, 315.175050 CHIP SHIELD WRENCH SPINDLE STORAGEAREA INDICATOR UPSIDE DOWN VIEW OF ROUTER POWER HANDLE SWITCH TRIGGER_ LOCK-ON BUTTON LOCKING KNOB /ARIABLESPEED CONTROLSELECTOR DEPTH INDICATORRING UPSIDE DOWN VIEW OF ROUTER...

  • Page 10: Operation

    Figure 3. The collet is machined to precision tolerances to fit cutters with 1/4 in. diameter shank size. • With your router still upside down on table, insert shank of cutter into collet. The shank of your cutter should be close to but not touching bottom of collet.

  • Page 11: Depth Of Cut Adjustments

    See Figure 5. • Position your router so _at the cutter can extend below the subbase for desired depth setting. See Figure 6. • Turn the depth adjusting ring to obtain the desired depth of cut.

  • Page 12: Depth Of Cut Adjustments When

    NOS. 315.175050 AND 315.175060) See Figure 8. If your router is either one of these two models, it has a variable speed control selector designed to allow operator control of speed and torque limits, To increase the speed and torque of your router, turn the variable speed control selector to a higher setting.

  • Page 13: Routing

    When using your router hold it firmty with both hands as shown in figure 9. Turn router on and let motor build to its full speed, then gradually feed cutter into workpiece. Remain alert and watch what you are doing.

  • Page 14: Proper Feeding

    TOO SLOW FEEDING It is also possible to spoil a cut by moving the router forward too slowly. When it is advanced into the work too slowly, a revolving bit does not dig into new wood fast enough to take a bite;...

  • Page 15: Depth Of Cut

    (and, also, the possibility of damage to your router motor and bit). A deep cut requires a slower feed than a shallow one, and a too deep cut will cause you to slow the feed so much that the bit is no longer cutting, it is scraping, instead.

  • Page 16: Starting And Endinga Cut Internal Routing

    Tilt router and place on workpiece, letting edge of subbase contact workpiece first. Be careful not to let router bit contact workpiece. Turn router on and let motor build to its full speed. Gradually feed cutter into workpiece with workpiece.

  • Page 17: Routing With Guide Bushings

    WARNING: Do not use with router tables that fail to conform to safe wood working practices and offer proper guarding for the cutter. Failure to comply can result in an accident causing possible serious injury.

  • Page 18: 315.175050 And 315.175060)

    AND 315.175060) See Figures 18 and 19. • UNPLUG YOUR ROUTER. Failure to unplug your router could result in accidental WARNING: starting causing serious injury. Remove screws (A) and handle cover (B l, See Figure Note the location of the molded bend relief (C) on the power handle cord.

  • Page 19: Light Bulb Replacement

    Test difficult set-ups on scrap -- Don't waste lumber. Plan each operation before you begin. Clean your router frequently. This will provide smoother operation of depth adjusting ring and Shake router or blow with an air jet to remove sawdust build-up.

  • Page 20: General

    Only the parts shown on parts list, pages 23, 25 and 27 are intended to be repaired or replaced bythe customer. All other parts represent an important part of the double insulation system and should be serviced only by a qualified Sears service technician. Avoid using solvents...

  • Page 21: Accessories

    COMBI- VEINING CORE BOX FACE NATION PANEL CUTTER I" V-GROOVE CHAMFER ..._i_!v_i_ ¸ _ i_i_'_i_i_i_i_ii!i_i!i_iiiiiii_i!_ii!_i_Ti_ii_i_i_i_ii WARNING: RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE AT SEARS COMB- HINGE DOVETAILRABBET OGEE, INATION MORTISING CUTTER STRAIGHT BITS BEVEL CUTTER *CARBIDETIPPEDBITS *25895FOR CARBIDETIPPEDEDGEFORMINGBITS 2589 FOR HIGHSPEEDSTEEL EDGEFORMINGBITS i_i!_...

  • Page 22: Exploded View And Parts List

    NOTE: "A" - The assembly shown represents an important part of the Double Insulated System. To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to the System, service should be performed by your nearest Sears Repair Center. Contact your nearest Sears Retail Store for Service Center information.

  • Page 23

    CRAFTSMAN in all correspondence regarding your ROUTER or when ordering repair parts. Themodelnumberwillbefoundonaplateattachedtothemotorhousing. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING Part Number 973741-001 970692-001 989985-003 974722-000 974131-001 623166-008 * Square Head Bolt (#1/4-20 x 1-1/4 in,) ... 622832-014 606066-004 * Screw (#10-32 x 3/4 in. Pan Hd.) ...

  • Page 24

    NOTE: "A" - The assembly shown represents an important part of the Double Insulated System. To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to the System, service should be performed by your nearest Sears Repair Center. Contact your nearest Sears Retail Store for Service Center information.

  • Page 25

    CRAFTSMAN in all correspondence regarding your ROUTER or when ordering repair parts. Themodelnumberwillbefoundonaplateattachedtothemotorhousing. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING Part Number 973742-001 970692-001 969985-003 974722-000 974131-001 623166-006 622832-014 606066-004 617966-030 970697-000 973735-002 606688-002 998586-001 612191-004 989684-001 975041-001 990822-002 610930-002 970793-007...

  • Page 26

    Double Insulated System. To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to the system, service should be performed by your nearest Sears Repair Center. Contact your nearest Sears Retail Store for Service Center information.

  • Page 27

    CRAFTSMAN The model number will be found on a plato attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence ROUTER or when ordering repair parts, SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS Part Number Description 989985-003 Collet Nut (1/4 in.) ...

  • Page 28: Parts Ordering / Service

    (1-800-469-4663) www.sears.com To bring in products such as vacuums, lawn equipment and electronics for repair, call for the location of your nearest Sears Parts & Repair Center. 1-800-488-1222 Anytime, day or night www.sears.com For the replacement parts, accessories and owner's manuals...

This manual also for:

315.17505, 315.17506, 315.175050, 315.175060, 315.175040

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