Operator's Manual CRRFTSHRN 1 8" 3 Speed BAND SAW Model No. 351.243981 CAUTION: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before First Use of this Product. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 8660.01 Draft (04/10/97)
Consult manual for specific maintaining and adjust- ing procedures. If within one full year from the date of purchase, this Craftsman Band Saw fails due to a defect in material or • Keep tool lubricated and clean for safest operation.
• Know your tool. Learn the tool's operation, applica- IMPORTANT: Table is coated with a protectant. To tion and specific limitations. ensure proper fit and operation, remove coating. Coating is easily removed with mild solvents, such as • Use recommended accessories (refer to page 15).
ALIGN TABLE Blue Refer to Figure 9. Black • The table must be aligned properly so that the blade Orange is at a right angle to the table and that the rip fence 115 Volts is aligned with the blade. •...
will not fit in outlet, have proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Inspect tool cords periodically, and if damaged, have Refer to Figures 3 and 4. them repaired by an authorized service facility. MOTOR Green (or green and yellow) conductor in cord is the grounding wire.
EXTENSION C ORDLENGTH • Support workpiece properly and use a smooth WireSize A.W.G. steady feed to guide work through the cut. Use push sticks or push blocks when required. Upto 50ft........ • Keep hands away and out of line with moving parts. 50-100 ft........
LOWER BLADE GUIDES • When blade is tracking properly, lock position by holding knob and tightening nut (Key No. 30) against Refer to Figure 8. the cabinet. • Lower blade guides employ two guide blocks for side support. Lower guide bracket (Key No. 33) is spaced ALIGNMENT OF DRIVE WHEEL close to table surface to minimize unsupported...
BLADE SPEED should be properly supported by support stands. (See Recommended Accessories, page 15.) • The amount of force with which the blade cuts is determined by speed. RIP FENCE OPERATION • High cutting speeds are used on soft materials Refer to Figure 9.
BLADE CLEANING BRUSH Refer to Figure 7. • Make sure that brush (Key No. 36) is in contact with wheel to properly remove foreign particles from drive wheel. WARNING: Make certain that unit is disconnected from power source before attempting to service or remove any component.
SYMPTOM CORRECTIVE ACTION POSSIBLE CAUSE(S) 1. Material not secure on table Excessive blade breakage 1. Squarely place work on table 2. Incorrect speed or feed 2. Check Blade Speed (Figure 5, page 8) 3. Blade too coarse for material 3. Use finer pitch blade 4.
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