Craftsman 315.108240 Owner's Manual page 9

7-1/4 inch circular saw double insulated
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OPERATION
TO CROSS
CUT
OR
RIP CUT
When making a cross cut or rip cut, align your line of cut with
the outer blade guide notch on the saw base as shown in
figure 13
Since blade thicknesses
vary, atwaysmakeatrial
cut in scrap
material
along
a guideline
to determine
how
much,
ii any, the guideline
must be oflset to produce
an
accurate cut
NOTE:
The distance from the line of cut to the
guideline
is the amount
you should offset the guideline
EDGE GUIDE
(RIP GUIDE)
.........
Use a rip guide when making rip cuts up to five incheswide
It helps prevent the blade from twisting in a cut The blade
twisting in a cut can cause kickback, Rip Guide Cat No 9-
27679 is available at your Sears Catalog Order or Retail
Store
TO ASSEMBLE
RIP GLIIDE
1. Unplug your saw.
TOP VIEW OF SAW
FRONT OF SAW
/
BLADE GUIDE
_, i INOTCH
,
_,__U/D
EL NE
ALIGN OUTER BLADE GUIDE NOTCH ON SAW
BASE WITH LINE OF CUT AS SHOWN WHEN
MAKING CROSS CUTS OR RIP CUTS
Fig. 13
2 Place rip guide throughholes in saw base as shown in
ligure 14.
3 Adjust rip guide to the length needed for the cut
4. Tighten edge guide screw securely
When using a rip guide, hold the face of the rip guide firmly
against the edge of work This makes Ior a true cut without
pinching the blade The guiding edge of work must be straight
lor your cul Io be straight
Use caution to prevent the blade
lrom binding in the cut,
TO BEVEL
CUT
The angle of cul of your saw may be adjusted to any desired
setting between zero and 51,5° NOTE: When making cuts
at 515 ° blade should be set at full depth of cut, with edge
guide screw removed
When making 45° bevel cuts, there is a notchin the saw base
to help you line up the blade with the line of cut See Figure
I5 Align your line of cut with the inner blade guide nolch on
the saw base when making 45 '_bevel cuts
Since blade
thicknesses vary and different angles require different
settings, always make a trial cut In scrap material along
a guideline to determine how much you should offset the
guideline on the board to be cut.
When making a bevel cut hold your saw firmlywilhboth hands
as shown in figure 16 Rest the front edge of the base on the
work
Push in the lock-off button and squeeze the swilch
trigger. ALWAYS let the blade reach rut{ speed, then guide
your saw intothe work
Alter you complete your cut release the trigger and allow the
blade to come Ioa comp_ele stop
AFTER the blade has
PLACE RiP GUIDE
EDGE GUIDE
THRU HOLES
RIP
Fig 14
BEVEL
ADJUSTMENT
WING NUT
GUIDELINE
BLADE GUIDE
NOTCH
INNER BLADE GUIDE NOTCH ON SAW
BASE WITH LINE OF CUT AS SHOWN WHEN
MAKING 45 _ BEVEL CUTS
Fig. 15
stopped, lilt your saw from the work
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