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Craftsman 315.275 Owner's Manual

Craftsman 315.275 Owner's Manual

Router double insulated


Owner's Manual
Double Insulated
Model No.
Save this manual
future reference
Read and
follow all Safety
Rules and
first use of this product.
and Co.,
IL 60179


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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual CRAFTSMAN ROUTER Double Insulated Model No. 315.275000 Save this manual future reference _k, CAUTION: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman 972000-416 9-00 Estates, IL 60179...
  • Page 2 RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair it, free of charge. If this I'RRI=I"$MAN Router is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
  • Page 3 The purpose of safety symbols is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and the explanations with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding. not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instructions or warnings they give are not substitutes for proper accident prevention measures.
  • Page 4 WHEN USING THIS ROUTER WITH A ROUTER TABLE, HELP PREVENT POSSIBLE SERIOUS INJURY BY KEEPING THE CUTTER GUARDED AT ALL TIMES. Use only router tables, with guards, that have been designed for use on reuters that are of this type, size, and weight.
  • Page 5: Specifications

    If any parts are damaged or missing, contact your nearest Sears Retail Store to obtain replacement parts before attempting to operate router. A 1/4 in. collet assembly, 7/8 in. wrench, and Owner's Manual are included in the box.
  • Page 6: Product Front/Rear View

    INDICATOR RING(S) CHIPSHIELD FRONT VIEW OF ROUTER _L, WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with your router to make you careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict severe injury. LOCK-ON BUTTON See Figure 1. The switch of your router is equipped with a lock-on feature which is convenient when operating for extended periods of time.
  • Page 7: Installing/Removing Cutters

    The 1/2 in. collet is machined to precision tolerances to fit cutters with 1/2 in. diameter shanks. A 1/4 in. collet assembly has also been provided with your router so that cutters with 1/4 in. shank bits can be used. See Figure 4. TO UNLOCK SPINDLE Fig.
  • Page 8: Rear View Of Router

    • Place spindle lock back in unlock position. Otherwise, interlocking mechanism of spindle lock will not let you turn your router on. To unlock spindle, (!) push spindle lock in, (2) slide into unlock position, then (3) release spindle lock.
  • Page 9: Depth Of Cut Adjustments (Router Mounted)

    The depth indicator rings are identical parts. Therefore, when you have your router mounted upside clown on a router table, you set depth of cut by reading the scale differently. depth of cut, rotate depth indicator ring to desired...
  • Page 10: Routing

    ROUTING See Figure 9. For ease of operation and maintaining proper control, your router has two handles, one on each side of the router base. When using your router hold it firmly with both hands as shown in figure 9.
  • Page 11 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 12 2ND PASS DIRECTION OF FEED AND THRUST The router motor 8rid bit revolve in a clockwise direction. This gives the tool a slight tendency to twist (in your hands) in a counterclockwise direction, especially when the motor revs up (as at starting).
  • Page 13 A 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 until subbase is level with workpiece.
  • Page 14: Freehand Routing

    When using a router table, large router bits should be used for edging only. Do not use router bits that are larger in diameter than the opening in router base for any purpose.
  • Page 15 If damaged replace immediately. tool with a damaged cord since touching the damaged area could cause electrical shock resulting in serious injury. Extension cords suitable for use with your router are available at your nearest Sears Retail Store. it is not Never use...
  • Page 16 Make certain clamps can't loosen while in use. Test difficult setups on scrap-- Plan each operation before you begin. Provide for smoother router frequently. Shake router or blow with an air jet to remove sawdust buildup. •/ Think safety by thinking ahead.
  • Page 18: Product Diagram

    CRAFTSMAN ROUTER - MODEL NO. 315.275000 SEE NOTE "A" PAGE 19 31 29 34 _, 36-_...
  • Page 19: Parts List

    Repair Center. Contact your nearest Sears Retail Store for Service Center information. * Standard Hardware *** Optional Accessory ROUTER - MODEL NO. 315.275000 regarding your ROUTER or when ordering repair parts. PARTS ORDERING PARTS LIST Description Label ... Screw (#5-10 x 1/2 in. Fil. Hd.) ...
  • Page 20 Get it fixed, at your home or ourS! For repair of major brand appliances no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663) To bring in products such as vacuums, lawn equipment for repair, call for the location of your nearest Sears Parts & Repair Center. 1-800-488-1222 For the replacement that you need to do-it-yourself,...

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