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CRAFTSMAN 171.25490 Owner's Manual Page 16

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For maximum accuracy, one edge of your workpiece
(edge sliding againsl the fence)-rhust be true and
slraight. Set up your fence as follows:
1. Raise guard and rest it against the back o! the
vacuum outlet.
2. Position the fence behind tile rouler bit for the desired
cutting depth (the distance of the cut from the edge of
Ihe workpiece, as shown in Figure 33).
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3. Securely tighten both knobs and LOWER THE
GUARD OVER THE BIT.
4. Make the cut by sliding straight edge of workpiece
against the fence. Use a push stick as shown in
Figure 34. [For each successive cut, the fence would
need to be re-adjusted).
NOTE:
Test cut a piece of scrapwood
before making
your finish cut. Feed workpiece in the direction
of arrow (Refer to Figure 34).
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FIGURE 34
USING ROUTER TABLE WITHOUT THE UNITIZED
FENCE
WARNING: ROUTING WITHOUT THE UNITIZED
FENCE AND THUS THE GUARD COULD CAUSE
ACCIDENTS
AND POSSIBLE
PERSONAL INJURY,
EXTREME CARE MUST BE TAKEN FOR THIS .*
ROUTING OPERATION,
ALWAYS UNPLUG THE ROUTER BEFORE MAKING
ANY SETTING ADJUSTMENTS,
OR CHANGING BITS.
ALWAY@ FEED WORKPIECE
AGAINST THE
ROTATION OF THE CUTTER.
ONLY PILOTED ROUTER BITS ARE TO BE USED,
MANY ROUTING APPLICATIONS
(SUCH AS SHOWN
IN FIGURE 35) WILL REQUIRE THE FENCE TO BE
REMOVED FROM THE TABLE.
Router Cut
Door
FIGURE 35
If the workpiece I_eing cut is between _e cutter and the
operator, then feecl from RIGHT TO LEFT as shown in
Figure 36.
NOTE: When routing deep cuts (conlro_ed by router bit}
in a workpiece, remove material in increments to
prevent your muter from overloading. Repeat
operation wilh several passes until the desired
deplh is achieved.
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FIGURE 36

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