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Operation - Craftsman 183.172521 Owner's Manual

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CIRCLE CURER
OPERATION
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WARNING]
Unplug the tool from the power source before
changing accessories, changing
bite and making
adjustments.
Before turning the tool ON, check to make sure bit
and all accessory fasteners are securely tightened.
1.
Mark the center of the circle you wish to cut on the
workpiece and drill a 6 mm or isle4" pilot hole.
2.
Adjust cutting bit depth to lie" longer than the
thickness of the material being cut (see Fig. 5).
3.
Adjust the circle cutting radius by loosening pivot point
knob, sliding it to the correct circle radius and re-
tightening in the desired location.
NOTE: Check circle cutter radius setting by measuring
from the pivot point to the outside of the spiral bit.
4.
Rest the edge of the sole plate on the workpi_ce
with
the bit at an angle of about 45 °. (see Fig. 13). Insert
the circle cutter pivot point-into the pilot hole ddlled at
the center of the circle.
NOTE: DO NOT let the bit contact the workpiece
before switch is turned ON and the tool is up to full
speed.
CIRCLE CUTTER OPERATION
- cont'd
5.
Turn the switch ON.
When the motor is up to full speed, slowly 1
and circle cutter assembly to an upright pc
letting the bit cut into the workpiece (see F
careful to keep the pivot point located at tt"
the circle to be cut. Once the tool has reac
upright position and the bit has cut througt
workpiece, slowly move the tool in a clock
direction using slow steady pressure to ms
Continue to cut the circle, keeping the tool
rotating around the circle cutter pivot point
When cut is complete, turn the tool OFF, v
comes to a complete stop and remove it fr
workpiece.
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Fig. 14
Fig, 13
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