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CRAFTSMAN 171.25490 Owner's Manual Page 13

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of bil is aligned with line "B". (Refer to you-t-muter's
owner's manual !or adjusting your router properly).
AFTER MAKING THIS ADJUSTMENT,
BE SURE
ROUTER IS SECURELY TIGHTENED
IN THE
ROUTER BASE, THE BIT IS SECURELY TIGHTENED
IN THE ROUTER CHUCK, AND ROUTER BASE IS
TIGHTLY SECURED TO TABLE TOP.
5. Remove the 13oardfrom the lence and lower the
guard to operating position.
WARNING: DO NOT OPERATE ROUTER IF ANY
PART OF THE BIT CONTACTS THE GUARD.
NOTE: Workpiece to be routed could be substituted for,
with scrap board when making adjustment.
USING ROUTER TABLE AS JOINTER (FULL EDGE
CUTTING)
For maximum strength and accuracy, boards to be
jointed together should be smooth and true. The edges
should be true 1o the workpiece surface. You can true
the edges on your router table using a straight bit.
1. Check to see if face of jointing fence is fluslq wilh the
face of unitized fence. If not, loosen small knob on
jointing fence and adjust. Tighten knob on jointing
fence.
Jo',ntin Fence
f
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Feed workpiece in-_I
direction of arrow "]
Guard not shown for
reasons of ctadty
FIGU RE 26.
6. Repeat the test cut on the scrap wood with guard
down.
7, The router table is now ready for use.
NOTE: For best jointing results, take very shallow cuts:
'/=="or tess.
USING ROUTER TABLE FOR EDGE CU'I'i'ING--
with non-piloted bits:
1. Position the jointing fence such that it's face is flush
with the face of unitized fence Tighten small knob on
jointing fence. See Figure 27.
NOTE: The jointing fence provides a continuous support
for the workpiece, as it is fed beyond the router
bit. It compensates
for the gap created by the
removal of material by the router bit.
2. _Adju.stdeplh o1'cut (material you wa_Ttq remove) and
,router biFheight as described previously for Figure 2,5.
_ghl!y
secure the fenc_ and the router as described
:before. (MAKE SURE ROUTER IS UNPLUGGED
:WHI_N MAKING ADJUSTMENTS)4_
_
3. Lower guard to operating position.
4_._Checkyour adjustments by turning the muter ,ON"
and feedir]g.a piece of scrap woe_a low inches
beyond fog!Or bit. Then slop and turn router "OFF"
NOT.E: Feed work against the rotationol
the cutter (in
the direction shown byarow
in Figu_e 26].
5o Lo0_en knob on,jeinting fence arid move it out, flush
against !be finished edge ;o'tscrap .w, ood. Retigl!ten
the 't_hOb'_i See Fiaure 26.
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Guard not shown for
reasons of clarity
FIGURE 27,
8, Adjust depthpf cut (material you want toremove) &nd
router bit heighl as described be!ore. Tighten both
large,knobs lqloclf fence on table. Tightly secure ,the
r_Ju,tei. ( MAK_Su_E
RCUTER IS UNPLUGGED
,'
WHEN MAKING ADJUSTMENTS).
3. Lo_,e[ guard to opera'dag :posilion.

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