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Craftsman 351.228040 Operator's Manual page 7

10/12" right-tilting arbor saw
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Tighten
four hex head bolts and lock washers
(Figure
9,
Nos. 4 and 10) very securely.
This procedure
will set the
table in parallel
position
and prevent
the table from shifting.
MOUNT
TABLE
EXTENSIONS
Refer to Figure
9, page
22.
Be certain
both edges
of table
(No. 1) and table extension
(No. 2) are clean and free from any preservative,
debris
or
burrs.
Attach
each table extension
with three
hex head bolts, lock
and flat washers
(Nos. 3, 4 and 29). Fasten
the hex head
bolts and lock washers
to matching
tapped
holes
in table.
Hand tighten.
Using
a straightedge,
set top of extension
flush with the
table top. Extension
should
also be centered
front to rear.
First, slightly
tighten
the center
bolt. If either
end is not
flush, tap extension
up or down with rubber
mallet.
Bring
extension
in line with table.
Securely
tighten
one bolt at a
time,
keeping
extension
flush with table top.
MOUNT
RIP
FENCE
RAILS
AND
EXTENSION
TABLE
Refer to Figures
9 and 10, pages
22 and 24.
Attach
rip fence front
rail (Fig. 10, No. 6) to front of table
(Fig. 9, No. 1). Rails will extend
out approximately
36" from
right
side of saw.
NOTE:
Front
rail is 2 x 2", rear rail is 1V2x 1Vz'.
Place
front rail, oriented
as shown
in Figure
10, against
the table and locate the holes
in the table. Fasten
rail to
table with pan head
screws
(Fig. 10, No. 7) and with
washers
and nuts (Fig. 10, Nos. 27, 28 and 29) on the
inside of the table. Finger
tighten
loosely. Tighten
securely
after all fasteners
have been
attached.
Place
rear rail (Fig. 10, No. 31), oriented
as shown
in
Figure
10, against
the table and locate the holes in the
table.
Place
hex head bolt (Fig. 10, No. 32) through
hole in
rail, through
spacer
(Fig. 10, No. 30), and then through
hole in table. Secure
with washers
and hex nut (Fig. 10,
Nos. 27, 28 and 29) inside
table.
Finger
tighten
loosely.
Tighten
securely
after all fasteners
have been
attached.
Attach
one 8mm
hex nut and foot to each
leg (Fig 10, Nos.
38, 39 and 42).
Attach
each
leg to the support
bar using two 8mm
hex
head
bolts and lock washers
(Fig. 10, Nos. 4, 5 and 41).
Set this assembly
aside.
Position
extension
table (Fig. 10, No. 40) between
the table
saw rails, with the holes in the table and rails aligned.
NOTE:
The notch
in the table should
be positioned
at the
right
side of the front rail. Use clamps
to secure
table or
have another
person
support
table.
Secure
extension
table to the front rail using two 8mm flat
head screws,
flat washers
and hex nuts (Fig. 10, Nos. 36, 37
and 38). Secure
the left side of the extension
table to the
rear rail using a 10x35mm
hex head bolt, flat washer
and
hex nut (Fig. 10, Nos. 32, 27 and 29). Secure
the right side
of the extension
table to the rear rail using a 10x70mm
hex
head
bolt, flat washer
and hex nut (Fig. 10, Nos. 35, 27 and
29).
Place
the guide
rail (Fig. 10, No. 2) on top of the front rail
at this time. Do not attach
scale to guide
rail at this time.
Place
a hex nut and flat washer
(Fig. 10, Nos. 27 and 29)
onto the 10x70mm
hex head
bolt. Position
the leg-support
bar assembled
previously
underneath
table and with the
10x70mm
hex head bolt through
the vertical
bend
of the
support
bar. Align
holes in the support
bar, front
rail and
guide
rail.
Secure
with 8mm
hex head
bolt and lock wash-
er (Fig. 10, Nos. 4 and 5).
Completely
secure
guide
rail to front rail using five hex
head
bolts (Fig. 10, Nos. 2, 4, 5 and 6).
Place a hex nut and fiat washer
(Fig. 10, Nos. 27 and 29)
onto the 10 x 70mm
hex head bolt. Tighten
hex nuts
securely
on both sides of the vertical
bend
of the support
bar.
Adjust
feet level to floor and secure
in position
with hex nuts.
SCALE
INSTALLATION
Refer to Figure
10, page
24.
Position
left side of rip fence
against
right side of blade.
Mark
the guide
rail (No. 2) at the zero position
indicated
by
red line on lens (No. 20).
Remove
the rip fence and apply a strip of masking
tape
along
the guide
rail _/4" deep from front edge of rail.
Using the zero mark
as the starting
point and the masking
tape
as a guide,
apply the adhesive
scale (No. 1) to guide
rail. Press scale
firmly
into place
using heavy finger
pres-
sure.
RIP
FENCE
ASSEMBLY
INSTALLATION
Refer to Figure
10, page
24.
Position
rip fence assembly
at end of saw. Be certain
lock-
ing lever (No. 14) is in UP unlocked
position.
Place
rip fence assembly
onto rails, positioning
plastic
pad
(No. 24) on rear rail (No. 31), and then placing
rip fence
onto
guide rail (No. 2).
Rip fence
should
now ride freely
on rip fence
rails. Once
rip fence
is completely
installed,
it should
be thoroughly
adjusted.
(See Operation,
page
11, Rip fence
adjustment.)
BLADE
GUARD
INSTALLATION
Refer to Figures
5 and 8, pages
16 and 20 (Model
228040).
Refer to Figures
6 and 8, pages
17 and 20 (Model
228020).
Lower
blade as far as possible
and set tilt angle at 90 °.
Check
that front support
bracket
(Fig. 8, No. 28) is in posi-
tion. Loosen
hex head
bolt and flat washer
(Fig. 8, Nos. 27
and 26). Do not remove.
Position
the blade guard
so it
points
toward
front of saw. Attach
front of spreader
(Fig. 5
or 6, No. 6) to front support
bracket
(Fig. 8, No. 28) with
hex bolt, and washer
(Fig. 8, Nos. 27 and 26). Hand tight-
en, allow for adjustment.
Attach
rear of spreader
to upper rear spreader
support
(Fig. 8, No. 40). Fasten
with hex head
bolt and flat washer
(Fig. 8, Nos. 26 and 27). Hand tighten;
allow for adjust-
ment.
Blade
guard assembly
is now attached,
but it is not
useable
until completely
adjusted.
The clear blade
guard
(Fig. 5 or 6, No. 2) should
point forward.
IMPORTANT:
Be certain
acrylic blade guard and antikickback
pawls are spring
loaded,
forcing
them
down to table surface.
Both blade guard
and antikickback
pawls should
automatically
return
to table surface
after being
lifted.
NOTE:
The teeth
of the antikickback
pawls
(Figures
5 or 6,
No. 9) should
be angled
toward
the rear of saw.
This safety device
is to help prevent
workpiece
from being
thrown
back at operator.

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