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CRAFTSMAN 113.23800 Owner's Manual

12-inch wood-turning lathe.
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CAUTION:
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GENERAL
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ADDITIONAL
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
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12-iNCH
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60684
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  • Page 1

    Serial Number Model a ndserial number maybefound underbelt guard. Youshouldrecordboth model a ndserial n umber in asafeplacefor CRRFTSMRN futureuse. 12-iNCH CAUTION: WOOD-TURNING LA THE Read GENERAL ADDITIONAL SAFETY o assembly INSTRUCTIONS ®operating carefully • repair parts Sold SEARS, ROEBUCK CO., Chicago, 60684 UoS.A.

  • Page 2

    CRAFTSMAN WOOD TURNING LATHE f within one year from date of purchase, th s Craftsman Wood Turning Lathe fa Is due to a defect material or workmanship, SearsWill repair it,free of charge, Warranty service is available by simply contacting nearest Sears store or Service Center throughout United States.

  • Page 3

    h. Remove all loose knots before installing work- Safety is a Combination of operator common sense and piece between centers or on the face plate. alertness at all times when the Lathe is being used. WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, Never leave the Lathe work...

  • Page 4

    addlhonai • • safety mstruchons • • for wood turning lathes WARNING: FOUR STEP LATHE WARNING: DO NOT ALLOW FAMILIARITY MOTOR PULLEYS FURNISHED (GAINED FROM FREQUENT USE OF YOUR SIGNED TO RUN THE LATHE AT THE COR- MACHINE) BECOME COMMONPLACE. RECT SPEEDS WHEN...

  • Page 5

    This power tool is equipped with a 3*conductor cord This Lathe is designed to use a 1725 RPM motor only. Do grounding type plug which has a grounding prong, approved not use any motor that runs faster than 1725 RPM, It is wired for operation on 110-120 volts, 60 Hz., alternating by Underwriters'...

  • Page 6

    PlasticBag, Part No. 70018-Containing Screw Pan Hd. Ty. A No. 8 x 1/2 ..Wrench, Hex 5/32....Wrench, He× 3/16 ....6" Tool Rest ...... Booklet How to Operate Yeur Craftsman Lathe, 1 Screw, Type 23 Pan 10-32 x 3/8 ..

  • Page 7: Assembly

    ,CUP MTER TAILSTOCK FOOT MOUNTING LATHE AND MOTOR RECOMMENDED CRAFTSMAN BENCH NOT SUPPLIED IN CANADA 1. Drill six 3/8" holes in your bench. Make sure the top 14 5/8" of vour bench is centered on the tegsso that you don't...

  • Page 8

    7. Position the motor over the holes. NOTE: When using FOOl a Craftsman double shaft motor, make sure the 5/8" dia. shaft is to the left when facing the front of the Lath_ 8. Find four 1/4" - 20 x 1-3/4"' carriage bolts, flat washers and nuts from among the loose pans.

  • Page 9

    12. Replace the Lathe pulley. Position it so that the end of the pulley is ftush with the end of the lathe spindle. Place the motor pulley on the motor shaft so that small diameter is approximately t/16" away from motor.

  • Page 10

    19. Plug motor cord into outlet on back of switch box. Do not plug motor cord into power source outlet. 20. Position the two cords as shown and clamp them to the table With tWO cable clamps. Attach the clamps with 1/2"...

  • Page 11

    2. To turn Lathe ON... INSERT finger under switch lever and pull END of switch out. 3. To turn Lathe OFF... PUSH lever in. Never heave the Lathe unattended until it has come to a complete stop and you have removed the switch key.

  • Page 12

    assembly 4. To lock switch in OFF position... HOLD switch IN with one hand, REMOVE key with other hand. WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, WAYS LOCK SWITCH "OFF". WHEI_ LATHE IS NOT IN USE . . . REMOVE AND KEEP IT INASAFE PLACE...

  • Page 13: Product View

    getting to know your wood Bathe 6HANDWHEEL TAILSTOCK SPUR ._,_ CENTER cuP CENTER 3 SPINDLE, 7 TA,'S,OCK INDEX PIN HOLE BELT GUARD TOOL REST TOOL REST BASE TOOL 11TAI LS// TOC FOOT TAILSTOCK LOCK SPEED TOOL REST LOCK ON-OFF SWITCH BELTGUARD HEADSTOCK LOCK...

  • Page 14

    wood lathe UR CENTER AND CUP CENTER . . , are used for ndle turning and should always be in alignment, ALIGNING CENTE If the centers are not n I ne as shown, make the following adjustments. 1, Make sure the tailstock and ram ere locked when checking for alignment,...

  • Page 15

    12. &_EED CHART. indicates general _ecommended speeds for various sizes of workpieces, CHANGING SPEEDS belt is shown positioned on the second steps from ROTATE MOTOR the outside end of the pulleys, This causes the lathe COUNTERCLOCKWISE PULLEY run 2250 R.P.M. Suppose wish to run...

  • Page 16

    SP|NDLE TURNING. If you have neverdoneany amountof wood turning, we suggest t hat you pract ce usingthe variouswood turning tools. Start with a small spindle turning. Be sure to study the "Handbook" which you receive_ with your lathe, it explains and illustrates the correct use of the turning tools, the positioning...

  • Page 17

    1/8" 11. Adjust the tool rest approximately 1/8" away from the corners _f the wood and 1/8" above the center line. Note angled position of the tool rest base. Lock the tool rest base and the tool rest. TOOL REST WOOD Look at the...

  • Page 18

    INDEXING The spind e pu ey contains 36 equally spaced holes. The index p_n engageswith these hotes to keep the spindle from turning while you put a mark on the workoiece For example: TO locate the position of six spokes in a wheel: I.

  • Page 19

    maintenance WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, TURN to keep the surfaces clean and allow the tool rest and tail- SWITCH "OFF" REMOVE PLUG FROM stock to more more freely, POWER SOURCE OUTLET BEFORE MAINTAIN- ING OR LUBRICATING YOUR LATHE. If the power cord is worn or cut,...

  • Page 20

    trouble shooting TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART REMEDY PROBABLE CAUSE TROUBLE 1. Defective On-Off switch. 1. Replace defective parts before using Lathe Motor will not run. Defective switch cord. again. Defective switch box receptacle. 2. Motor protector open, 2. Consult Sears Service• attempt to repair this...

  • Page 21

    recommended accessories RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES IN CANADA, SEE LOCAL SIMPSONS°SEARS STORE CATALOG ACCESSORY SELECTION AND NUMBERS. ITEM CAT. Work Bench ..9-10266,9-10278.9-10271 Motor Pulley (Four Step) 1/2" Bore ..9-27921 Motor Pulley (Four Step) 5/8" Bore ..9-27922 Drill Chuck 1/2" Capacity with No.

  • Page 22: Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN 12-INCH WOOD TURNING LATHE MODEL NO. 23800 7 89 Figure...

  • Page 23

    CRAFTSMAN 12" WOOD-TURNING LATHE MODEL NO. 1 !3.23800 -_e¥ Part No. Description Part No. Description 60308 7O004 Guard Assembly, includes items 63 and 64 Screw 56629 63467 Ban et, Lock Cap Flag Term 62376 70005 Outlet Tadstock Assumbly Complete Consisting...

  • Page 24

    12--INCH owners manual WOOD- TURNING LA THE SERVICE Now that you have purchased your 12" Wood-Turning Lathe should a need ever exist repair parts or service, simply contact Sears Service Center and most Sears, Roebuck and Co. stores. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit.

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  • Trey Burgess Nov 08, 2018 11:36:
    Where can I find a Morris bit for this lathe?
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  • Bill Daily Jul 29, 2015 09:11:
    How do I find a cup center and point for this lathe (113.23800​). I have lost the point. Part #56190 and part#56619​. Thank you. E-mail bddoitdail​y6@gmail.c​om