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Craftsman 183.172510 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Model No.
Before using this Cutting
Tool, read this manual and
follow all its Safety Rules
and Operating
• Safety Instructions
• Accessories
• Assembly
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Parts List
• Espanol
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
Part. No, 183172510001
Rev, 1



Summary of Contents for Craftsman 183.172510

  • Page 1 Owner's Manual I:RRFTSMRN® CUTTING TOOL Model No. 183.172510 • Safety Instructions CAUTION: • Accessories Before using this Cutting • Assembly Tool, read this manual and follow all its Safety Rules • Operation and Operating • Maintenance Instructions, • Parts List •...
  • Page 2: Full One Year Warranty

    SECTION PAGE SECTION PAGE Warranty ........Carton Contents ......6, 7 Product Specifications ...... Know Your Cutting Tool ....Power Tool Safety ......Assembly & Operation ...... 9 - 17 Cutting Tool Safety ......Maintenance ........Electrical Requirements & Safety ..Repair Parts ........
  • Page 3: For Reference

    IA WARNINGJ Before using your cutting tool, it is critical that you read and understand these safety rules. Failure to follow these rules could result in serious injury to you or damage to the cutting tool. Good safety practices are a combination of common REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES.
  • Page 4 WARNING] For your safety, do not plug in your cutting tool or try NEVER HOLD THE WORKPIECE IN ONE HAND to use any accessory until it is completely assembled while operating the tool with the other hand. and installed according to these instructions, and until you have read and understood this Owner's NEVER PLACE HANDS IN THE PATH OF THE Manual.
  • Page 5 DIo]Ill :t Ill=Ill _l_-tnll W:lllll[o] _ [€llJla] =111_1:1."] I;[e] =_I::):t 1:1_ _.1[el _[e(e] t._ e]._! Make sure your extension cord is in good condition. This cutting tool is double insulated to protect you from electrical shock. When using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the current the tool will draw.
  • Page 6 r:Io_e] : :_"!,._ AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES UNPACKING AND CHECKING CARTON CONTENTS WARNING] [,A WARNING Use only accessories recommended for this cutting If any part is missing or damaged, do not plug the tool. Follow instructions that accompany cutting tool into the power source until the missing or accessories.
  • Page 7 Items D, E and F are optional attachments and must NOTE: be purchased separately...
  • Page 8 NOTE: Optional Circle Cutting Attachment Sold Separately. © Motor Housing Motor Housing Locking Mounting Bracket Knob Mounting Bracket Locking Knob Circle Mounting Knob Insert - Mounting Disc PivotPoint Sole Plate Knob Motor Housing Adjusting Knobs Locking Precision Knob Handle Locking Bevel Knob Knobs...
  • Page 9: On/Off Switch

    [A, WARNING] Remove the plug from the power source before INSTALLING CUTTING BITS - cont'd assembly, changing accessories or cutters and making adjustments. This safety action will help Insert new cutting bit (4) into the collet. prevent accidental starting of the tool which could WARNING result in serious injury.
  • Page 10 CHANGING COLLET INSERT INSTALLING FREEHAND SOLE PLATE - cont'd The cutting bits for this tool are locked into place with a Remove accessory locking knob (_i) from the base of collet nut (1) and collet (see Fig. 3). The tool is the cutting tool motor housing (see Fig.
  • Page 11 PRACTICE CUTS USING FREEHAND SOLE PLATE IA WARNING Turn the switch ON. Have you read "POWER TOOL SAFETY", "CUTTING TOOL SAFETY" and "ELECTRICAL When the motor is up to full speed, slowly tip the tool SAFETY" on pages 3, 4 and 5 of this Manual? to an upright position, letting the bit cut into the not, please do it now before you operate this workpiece (see Fig.
  • Page 12 CUTTING OUTLET OPENINGS IN DRYWALL CUTTING OUTLET OPENINGS IN DRYWALL - cont'd Move the bit slowly to the right until you feel and hear DANGER the bit contacting the inside of the box. Do not attempt to use this tool to make cut-outs around any fixture or opening which has live electrical Pull the bit out far enough to slip it over the edge of wires or on any wall which may have electrical wiring...
  • Page 13 ADJUSTING FREEHAND SOLE PLATE - Cont'd I "J _ =[_[_[o]_ IIV:I_Ie]I: INSTALLING PRECISION HANDLE The precision handle is designed for use when precision control over the tool movement is desired. The comfortable handle can be used with either the right or left hand.
  • Page 14 CIRCLE CUTTER OPERATION CIRCLE CUTTER OPERATION - cont'd Turn the switch ON. IA WARNING I Unplug the tool from the power source before When the motor is up to full speed, slowly tip the tool changing accessories, changing bits and making and circle cutter assembly to an upright position, adjustments.
  • Page 15 I_olUjll_l:Y:!,:']:l SETTING ROUTER DEPTH NOTE: Optional Router Base Depth of cutting is controlled by sliding the router base up Attachment Sold Separately. and down in the adjusting sleeves. The router accessory converts your cutting tool into a Loosen both height adjusting knobs (1) by turning small hobby router that is capable of handling small ¼"...
  • Page 16: Freehand Cutting

    CUTTING STRAIGHT LINE WITH STRAIGHT EDGE FREEHAND CUTTING AND ROUTING To cut a straight line, you can use a straight edge When the router base accessory is installed on the cutting template to guide the router base. tool, it will function as a small router to be used for freehand cutting of irregular shaped patterns.
  • Page 17 Therefore, no further the plug from the power source before maintaining lubrication is required. your cutting tool. When servicing, use only identical Craftsman parts. Use of any other part may create a hazard or cause product damage.
  • Page 18 Main Unit...
  • Page 19 [A WARNING I When servicing use only CRAFTSMAN replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a HAZARD or cause damage to your Cutting Tool. Any attempt to repair or replace electrical parts on this Cutting Tool may create a hazard unless repair is performed by a qualified technician.
  • Page 20 Handle Assembly Part Name Key # Part # 02AS-000201-A0 Screw 02AS-000206-A0 Screw 02AS-000269-A0 Machine screw 02AS-000270-00 Screw 02AS-000271-00 Machine screw 2203-MA0010-00 Sole plate 2204-MA0001-00 Handle holder 2203-PA0009-00 Hexagon screw holder 2203-PA0010-00 Hexagon screw case 2204-PA0001-00 Right handle grip 2204-PA0002-00 Left handle grip 2204-PA0003-00 Soft grip handle...
  • Page 21 Circle Cutter Assembly Key # Part # Part Name 02AN-000017-00 Square nut 02AN-000018-00 Hexagon nut 02AS-000258-00 Machine screw 02AW-000022-00 Spring washer 2206-MA0001-00 Cimular arm (metric) 2206-MA0002-00 Washer 2206-MA0003-00 Handle bushing 02AS-000272-00 Screw 2206-MA0005-00 Circular arm (Imperial) 2205-PA0005-00 Handle cover 2205-PA0006-00 Handle bali-like base 2206-PA0001-00 Distance lock with center pin...
  • Page 22 Router Assembly Part # Key # Part # Part Name Key# Part Name 02AG-000133-00 2205-MA0002-00 Guide bushing Friction plate 02A J-000009-00 Tilting base 2205-MA0003-00 Ruler (metric) 02AN-000012-00 2205-MA0004-00 Ruler (Imperial) 02AN-000013-00 2203-PA0009-00 Square nut Hexagon screw cover 02AN-000016-00 Screw nut 2203-PA0010-00 Hexagon screw case 02AS-000020-A0...
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