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Craftsman 113.298090 Owner's Manual

10 inch direct drive table saw
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Model No.
Saw With
Legs And
Two Table
may be found
at the rear of
the base.
You should record both model
and serial
in a safe
place for future use.
Model 113.226880
Model 113,298090
• assembly
- repair parts
and Co., Hoffman
iL. 60179
Part No, SP 5509
Printed in U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Save This lVlanuai Future Reference Model 113.226880 Model No. 113,226880 1!3.298090 Saw With Legs And Two Table Extensions Model 113,298090 . . 6/CRRFTSMRN Serial Number Model serial numbers 10 INCH may be found at the rear of the base. DIRECT DRIVE You should record both model TABLE SAW and serial...
  • Page 2: Warranty

    will repair it, free of charge. This warranty appUesonly while this product is in the United States. If this table saw is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty wig apply for ninety days from the date of purchase. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
  • Page 3 F.To avoid injuryfromjams,slipsorthrown pieces Roll long sleeves above the elbow. (kickback a ndthrowback): Noise levels vary widely. To avoid possible 1. USE ONLY"RECOMMENDED ACCESSO- hearing damage, wear ear plugs or muffs when RIES" ( Seepage47). Follow the instructions using saw for long periods of time. thatcomewiththe accessories.
  • Page 4: Additional Instructions For Rip Type Cuts

    safety instructions for table saw 4. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. All visitors should be kept b. Never confine the piece being cut off, that is, asafe distance fromwork. Make sure bystanders are the piece NOT against the fence, mitergauge clear of the saw and workpiece. or fixture.
  • Page 5: Additional Instructions For Cross Cut Type Cuts

    2_ Before thru-sawing, check the AntioKickback Pawls. Attach it to the holes provided. Make the facing iong (See "BASIC SAW OPERATION - USING THE RIP enough and big enough to support your work. Make FENCE.") The Pawls must stop a kickback once it sure, however, it witl not interfere with the Sawbfade Guard..
  • Page 6: Motor Specifications And Electrical Requirements

    glossary of terms for woodworking Thru-Sawing Sawblade Path Any cutting operation where the blade extends com- The area of the workpiece or table top directly in line with pletely though the thickness of the workpiece. the part of the workpiece which will be, or has been, cut by the blade.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    WARNING: To help avoid electric shock, the green are planning to use for this saw is of the two prong grounding lug extending from the adapter must be j WARNING: Avoid electric shock, if the outlet you type, DO NOT REMOVE OR ALTER THE GROUND- connected to a permanent ground...
  • Page 8: General Information

    general information BOTH MODELS 3. Sometimes small parts get lost in packaging materi- als. Do not throw away any packaging until your saw 1. This manual is for the following Models, 113.226880 is put together. If you are missing a part, check the or 113.298090.
  • Page 9: List Of Loose Parts (Model 113.226880)

    MODEL 113.226880 I.IST OF LOOSE PARTS Part Name Qty. Miter Gauge ........... Rip Fence ............Blade Guard and Spreader ......Rip Fence Guide Bar, Rear ......Leg ..............Table Extension ..........Side Stiffener ..........End Stiffener ..........Rip Fence Guide Bar with Rip Scale (Front) .. 1 Bag of Loose Parts.........
  • Page 10: List Of Loose Parts (Model 113.298090)

    unpacking and checking contents MODEL 113.298090 LIST OF LOOSE PARTS item Part Name Qty. Miter Gauge ............. Rip Fence ............Blade Guard and Spreader ......Rip Fence Guide Bar, Rear ......Rip Fence Guide Bar with Rip Scale (Front) ... 1 Leg ..............
  • Page 11 Bag of Loose Parts ..........Bag of Loose Parts ..........Containing the following: Containing the following: Hex Nut, 1/4-20 ..........Spreader Support ..........Hex Jam Nut, 3/8-16 ........Spreader Clamp ..........Lockwasher, 1/4 Extemal Type ....24 Spreader Bracket ..........Truss Head Screw, 1/4-20xl/2 .....
  • Page 12: Assembly

    assembly BOTH MODELS ASSEMBLY OF STEEL LEG SET Assembly is best done in the location where the saw will be used. 114-20X1/2 IN. 1. From among the loose parts, find the following hard- TRUSS HEAD SCREW ware: 3/8-16 HEY, NUT 4 Leveling Feet *8 Hex Nuts, 3/8-16 *24 Truss Head Screws, 1/4-20 x 1/2...
  • Page 13: Installing Bevel Pointer And Handwheels

    2. Place the sawontop ofthelegsetsothatthe baseof thesawlinesupapproximately evenwiththeoutline of thetopofthelegset. 3. Frombeneath thesawyouwill be abteto locateand lineupthe fourmounting holesof the saw basewith the propermounting holesof the saw basewiththe proper m ounting holesinthe leg set assembly. 4. Place one flat washer onto each of the four hex head screws and insert them into each of the mounting holes.
  • Page 14: Checking And Adjusting Table Insert

    assembly CHECKING AND ADJUSTING THE TABLE INSERT The table inset must be llushwith the surface of the saw table to keep the workpiece from hanging up or binding with the sawblade as the workpiece is cut by the saw- blade. 1.
  • Page 15: Blade Tilt, Or Squareness Of Blade To Table

    If sawblade is not parallel with the Miter Gauge Groove, you must adjust the position of the saw- blade. Use a 3/16 in. hex "L" wrench to loosen the four adjustment locking screws about 1/2 turn. 3/16 IN. HEX "L" WRENCH Loosen two pan head screws on the rear skirt of the table about 1/2 turn.
  • Page 16 POINTER assembly ADJUSTING SCREW 4. If blade is SQUARE to table; check pointer. _/CP_FTgN_N A. IfPointer DOES NOTpoint to"0" markon the Bevel Scale, bend pointer to read "0". "O" POSITION\ s il _.l'I/l"111'*_J_',lll'_llI"_\ ,o 2# 2s 30 3_ 40 _ 10"...
  • Page 17: Blade Elevations

    45 ° 8. If blade is NOT 45 ° to table, the 45 ° Stop Collar must STOP COLLAR be adjusted. A. Remove Elevation HandwheeL TILT SCREW B. Using a small size screwdriver, reach thru curved slot in front trim panel and loosen BOTH setscrews in 45 °...
  • Page 18: Tilt And Elevation Mechanism

    assembly TiLT AND ELEVATION MECHANISM _ELEVATaON The Handwheels should turnfreely without binding. The TILT turning action can be adjusted bytightening or loosening the screws in the Bearing Retainer. Both Handwheels HANDWi_EEL must be removed to reach the adjusting screws. NOTE: When adjusting the screws on the Tilt Bearing Retainer, hold the nut inside using a 3/8 inch wrench.
  • Page 19: Installing Rip Fence Guide Bars And Switch Box

    6. Line up front and top surface of the Extension with the front and top of the table at the spots marked "X" in the drawing. Use a combination square to line up these edges. Tighten bolts and nuts securely. CHECK WITH SQUARE AT 2 PLACES...
  • Page 20 assembly 2_ insed a 5/16-18 x 1-I/2 inch long hex head screw, external !ockwasher and fiat washer through the SECOND slot _nthe front fence bar 3. Piace t/2 inch _ong Spacer over screw threads and thread hex head screw into first hole On the right side o_the cast iron table skirt until finger tigh_ Guide Bar should be in a vertical position.
  • Page 21 1_' HE;< HD. SCREW FLAT WASHER 7, _nsert one inch _ong screw and flat washer in F_RST LOCKWASHER _"_ _ THIRD and EIGHTH sbt of the rear Guide Bar and ",, attach lo table and mounting bracket using REAR NUT ..... ;_ _ockwashers and hex nuts as illustrated_ Hand GUiD E BAR...
  • Page 22: Attaching And Assembling Table Extensions

    assembly MODEL 113.298090 ONLY ATTACHING AND ASSEMBLING TABLE EXTENSIONS HEX HD. SCREW 1. From among the loose parts, find the following hard- 5/16-18 X 1-1/4 EXTERNAL ware: (Quantity indicated is for 2 extensions.) LOCKWASHER FLAT WAS H ER 5/16 IN. 21/64 IN.
  • Page 23: Model 113,298090

    8. Insert a 1/4-20 x I trusshead screw through bottom hole in the bracket, and through the FIRST hole in the right hand extension. Install a iockwasher and nut on the screw. Hand tighten the nut. Insert a 1/4-20 x I truss head screw through bottom hole in the other bracket and the FOURTH hole of the extension.
  • Page 24 assembly 5/16-18 NUTS 3. Mount Switch to Guide Bar with two 5/16-18 x 3/4 hex head screws, Iockwashers, and nuts. Securely tighten both nuts. _/" "l EXTERNAL LOCKWASHERS _"\_ EXTERNAL LOCKWASHERS 5/16-18 X 3/4 HEX HD. SCREWS 4. Place Front Guide Bar against saw table and drop it in place engaging the screws in the slots.
  • Page 25: Mounting Saw To Leg Set (Model 113.298090)

    MODEL 113.2980g0 ONLY MOUNTING YOUR SAW TO THE LEG SET 5/16-18 x 1-1/4 5/16-18 HEX NUT HEX HEAD SCREW 1. From among the loose parts, find the following hard- ware. *4 Hex Head Screws, 5/16-18 x 1-t/4 *4 Hex Nuts, 5/16-18 *4 Lockwashers, 5/16 In.
  • Page 26: Mounting Saw To Workbench

    assemb|y 4. Lay a straight piece of wood or a framing square on table to act as a straightedge. If outer edge of extension is higher of lower than the table surface: A. Slightly loosen nuts holding bracket to extension using 7/16 in.
  • Page 27: Self-Aligning Spring Adjustment

    BOTH MODELS The Fence should slide easily a!ong the Guide Bars and always remain in alignment (parallel to sawbiade and Miter Gauge Grooves). The alignment is maintained by a spring underneath the Fence which bears against the Front Guide Bar. To move the Fence, loosen the Lock Handle and grasp the Fence with one hand at the front.
  • Page 28: Rip Fence Alignment Adjustment

    assemb|y Loosen the screws. 2. Move spring slightly towara front ot Fence. Tighten screws, # the Fence does not slide easily a_ong _he Bars the press_re of the spring can be REDUCED 1 Loosen tr_escrews 2. Move spring sJight_ytoward rear of Fence Tig,q_en SCreWS.
  • Page 29: Installing Blade Guard

    5 -j? BOTH MODELS 1/4+20 x 7/8 ,__u INSTALBNG BLADE GUARD SOCKET HD, ., , 1/4.20 × 5/8 SETSCREW 1/4 iN. EXTERNA.. !. From among the loose parts,, Iind the fo_owing hard _ TRUSS HD SuRb:W LO_KWAStTER ware: "2 Truss Head Screws+ I/4.-20 x 5/8 *2 Socket Head Setscrew, I/4-+20 x 7/8...
  • Page 30 assembly 6 Lay a piece of flat straight wood and a square on saw lable and rotate the Spreader Suppod untitthe Bracket is align_ with square. 7_ Make sure end of Support, Bracket and Rod are even. Using a 1!8 inch hex "L" wrench, tighten the setscrews only, Check that the Spreader Support cannot be rotated on the Spreader Rod.
  • Page 31: Adjusting Miter Gauge

    9. Raise b!ade to maximum height and r%ke sure b_ade is square to the saw tabb I O. hstatl the Spreader C!a_x© using 1/4..£0 x 5/8 truss head screws, bckwashers, and wing nuts. P_ace Spreader between Spreader Clamp and Bracket. Move Spreader forward _,_ntil atl th_ee are in line,...
  • Page 32: Getting To Know Your Saw

  • Page 33: Rip Fence

    WARNING: For your own safety, lower blade touches the top surface of th.e Eixtensios n this or other cL4t}ng tool be!ow table surfacer case, the facing mus_ be shorter titan the Fence. btade is tilted_ return il to vertical 90% posi- This wi_ prevent thin mater;al from sliding under the tion}., Always...
  • Page 34: Removing And Installing Sawblade

    basic saw operations The HOLLOW side of the collar must be against the blade. E. To replace insert. Place insed into opening in table and push toward rear of saw to engage Spring Clip and until key slot in insert will drop over screw.
  • Page 35: Basic Saw Operation

    BOTH MODELS AUX_L|ARY FENCE!WORK SUPPORT WORK HELPERS Make one using a piece of 3/8 inch and 3/4 inch plywood Before cutting any wood on your saw, study aH of the Fasten together with glue and wood screws. "Basic Saw Operations/ NOTE: Since the Push Block is used with the Auxiliar Notice tt_at in order to make some...
  • Page 36: Safety Instructions For Basic Saw Operation

    safety instructions for basic saw eperations BOTH MODELS BEFORE EACH USE: 1. Inspect yoursaw 2. Keep work area clean A. CSuttered areas and benches invite accidents. A To avoid injury from accidental starting,unplugthe Floor must not be slippery from wax or sawdust. saw.
  • Page 37 I. NEVER turn the saw"ON" before clearing the tabl 3. Make sure there's no debris between the work- of all tools, wood scraps, etc., except the wor_ piece and its supports. piece and related feed or support devices for th 4.
  • Page 38: Using The Miter Gauge

    basic saw operation -using the miter gauge can help prevent workpiece twisting and throwbacks. The MITER GAUGE IS USED when CROSSCUTTING, MITER CUTTING, BEVEL CUTTING, COMPOUN D MI- Attach it to the holes provided. Make the facing long TER CUTTING, DADOING and when RABBETING enough and big enough to support your work.
  • Page 39: Repetitive Cutting

    LEFT HAND REMOVED REPET_TIVE CUTTING REPETITIVE cuTrtNG is known as cutting a quantity of pieces the same length without having to mark each piece. 1. Use the Stop Rods (optior_al accessory) on{y for cutting duplicate pieces 6 inches tong and _onger. 2.
  • Page 40: Bevel Cutting

    basic saw operations K.,°f BEVEL C ROSSCUTTING BEVEL CROSSCUTTING is the same as crosscutting except that the wood is also cut at an angle, 0ther than TA6LE 90 o with the flat side of the wood. Lower blade to about 2 inches above the table top before tilting blade.
  • Page 41: Ripping

    WORKPIECE RIPPING Ripping is known as a cutting operation aIong the tengt H of the workpiece. TABLE Position the Fence to the desired WIDTH OF RIP and ALWAYS SUPPORT OR WiDE WORKP|ECE_ lock in place. Belore starting to rip, be sure: 1.
  • Page 42 basic saw operations When WIDTH OF RIP is 1/2 inch to 2 inches, the Push Stick CANNOT be used because the Guard will inter- fere. USE the Auxiliary Fence/Work Support and Push Block. Attach Auxiliary Fence/Work Support to Rip Fence with two "C"...
  • Page 43: Using Featherboards For Thru Sawing

    USING FEATHERBOARDS FOR THRU SAWmNG Featherboards are NOT employed for thru-sawing erations when using the Miter Gauge. Featherboards are used to keep the work in contact with the Fence and table as shown, and to help stop kick- backs. Add 7-1/2 inch Mgh flat facing board tothe Fence, the full length of the Fence.
  • Page 44: Using Featherboards For Non Thru-Sawing

    basic saw operations "C" CLAMPS :EATHERBOARD USING FEATHERBOARDS FOR NON- CLAMPS FEATHERBOARD THRU SAWING WORK SUPPORT Featherboards are NOT employed during non thru- sawing operations when using the Miter Gauge. USE FEATHERBOARDS FOR ALL OTHER NON THRU- SAWING OPERATIONS (when Sawblade Guard must be removed).
  • Page 45: Ploughing And Molding

    PLOUGHMNG MOLDING PLOUGHING is grooving with the grain the long way o_ MOLDING is shaping the workpiece with the grain the workpiece, using the Fence. USE proper ho_d- _ongway of 1he wo.rkpieca, using the Fence. Use pro, per downs and feed devices. hold--downs and _eed devices.
  • Page 46: Motor

    Do not allow sawdust to accumulate inside the saw. Frequently blow out any dust that may accumulate inside the saw cabinet and the motor. Frequently clean your cutting tools with Craftsman Gum and Pitch Remover. A coat of automobile-type wax applied to the table will help to keep the surface clean and allow workpieces to slide more freely.
  • Page 47: Lubrication

    lubrication 2. F}Aevation scr,_}w threads and pivot r;ut_ (First c;e_r_ w,_th i'he saw motor b_._v' ,qgs __ave bee>, packed at the facto_y Crsflsmar_ Gum and Pitct_ Remover) with [_ope, _ i_b!ica_sl u:,d >:)qu_'e no add}tioi_a! t_Jbrica _ t]ou_ The follow _!] par_s shotAd be oi!ed occasioe, a!iy with 3, Cradle bearing points.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting t WARNING: For your own safety, turn switch "OFF" and always remove pnug I from power source outlet before trouble shooting. GENERAL TROUBLE SHOOTING REMEDY PROBABLE CAUSE TROUBLE Discard Blade and use a different blade. Excessive vibration. Blade out of balance. Cannot make square See "Adjustments"...
  • Page 49: Motor

    TROUBLESHOOTING - MOTOR (CONT'D) REMEDY TROUBLE PROBABLE CAUSE 1 Request voltage check from the power company. t. Low voltage will not trip relay. OI ° fauna tO come oto_ stads ..2 Have motor repaired or replaced. 2. Windings burned out to tuI_ speed or open.
  • Page 50: Repair Parts

    repair parts I.l. >, LUeO _-'GO "o Iz:Z (3,..I IT"...
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  • Page 52 repair parts <_ :> l'-c_ Ij_co a:: o'* .r=T- c>oo v,=co 03_- i.. _-- <_ rr" rr" <€...
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  • Page 54 PARTS LiST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 UNCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113.226880 & 113.298090 FIGURE 3 - GUARD ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION Guard, Saw 62415 62516 Bumper, Snap In 62650 * Nut, Lock 1/4-20 STD541425 Link, Guard 62517 * Screw, Pan Hd., 1/4-20 x 1-1/2...
  • Page 55 PARTS LiST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 tNCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113.226880 & 113.298090 13_R t &--16 FIGURE 4 - FENCE ASSEMBLY PART DESCRiPTiON 62693 Plug, Button Knob (Includes Key No. 1) 62692 STD551031 * Washer, 21/64 x 1/2 x 1/32...
  • Page 56 PARTS LIST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 INCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113.226880 FRONT GUIDE (REF) REAR GUIDE (REF) FIGURE 5- TABLE EXTENSIONS PART DESCRIPTION 817745 Extension, Table 10 x 20 STD541231 * Nut, Hex 5/16-18 STD551231 * Lockwasher, External 5/16...
  • Page 57 PARTS LmST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 iNCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113.298090 FRONT GUIDE (REF) REAR GUIDE (REF) \ ,, , <../ FIGURE 6 - TABLE EXTENSIONS PART DESCRIPTION Extension Assembly, Complete 9-29957 1" 60323 Screw, Serrated Truss Hd., 1/4-20 x 1...
  • Page 58 PARTS LiST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 INCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113.226880 & 113.298090 FIGURE 7 - LEG SET PART DESCRIPTION 60314 Screw, Serrated Truss Hd. 1/4-20 x 1/2 819441 62554 Stiffener, Side L STD551225 * Lockwasher, Ext. 114...
  • Page 59 PARTS LRST FOR CRAFTSMAN 10 iNCH TABLE SAW MODEL NO. 113o226880 & 113.298090 FIGURE 8 - MITER GAUGE ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 9-29929 Gauge Assembly, Miter 62693 Plug, Button 62692 Knob (Includes Key No. 1) STD551031 Washer, Plain, 21/64 x 1 x 1/16...
  • Page 60 10 iNCH DIRECT DRIVE TABLE Model No. For the repair or replacement parts you need 113.226880 Call 7 am - 7 pro, 7 days a week t -800-366-PART 113.298090 (1-800-366-7278) Saw with Legs and Two Table Extensions For in-home major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4=RI=PAIR (1-800-473-7247)

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