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Operator's Manual 10 in . TABLE SAW WITH LEG SET Model No . 137.218020 CAUTION : • Safety Instructions • Installation Before using this Table Saw , read this manual and follow • Operation • Maintenance all its Safety Rules and • Parts List Operating Instructions Sears Parts & Customer Help Line For Technical Support Repair Center 1 - 800 - 843 - 1682 1 - 800 - 488 - 1222 Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman Part No . 137218020001
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SECTION PAGE SECTION PAGE Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Glossary of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Assembly and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Power Tool Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Table Saw Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Electrical Reuirements and Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Troubleshooting Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Carton Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Know Your Table Saw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Push Stick Pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 ONE - YEAR FULL WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN TOOL If this Craftsman tool fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase , CALL 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® TO ARRANGE FOR FREE REPAIR ( or replacement if repair proves impossible ) . If this tool is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty will apply for only ninety days from the date of purchase . This warranty applies only while this tool is in the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 MOTOR SAW Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Universal Rip Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 - 7 / 8 in L & 9 - 1 / 2 in R . Blade Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 in . Amps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Blade Arbor Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 / 8 in . Voltage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Hz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 ° . . . . . . . . . . 3 in . RPM ( no load ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4500 Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 ° . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 1 / 2 in . Thermal Overload Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YES Maximum Diameter Dado . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 in . ( Stackable only ) Maximum Dado Cut Width . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 / 2 in . I _ i , WARNING I To avoid electrical hazards , fire hazards or damage to the table saw , use proper circuit protection . This table saw is wired at the factory for 110 - 120 Volt operation . It must be connected to a 110 - 120 Volt / 15 Ampere time delay fuse or circuit breaker . To avoid shock or fire , replace power cord immediately if it is worn , cut or damaged in any way . Before using your table saw , it is critical that you read and understand these safety rules . Failure to follow these rules could result in serious injury to you or damage to the table saw .
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GENERALSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS Readandunderstandall theinstructionsbelowbeforeusingthe powertool . Thesesafetyinstructionsarenot meantto covereverypossibleconditionthat couldoccur . As with anypowertool , commonsense , vigilance andduecaremustbe used . READ and become familiar with this entire adjusting wrenches are removed from the tool Operator's Manual . LEARN the tool's applications , before turning ON . limitations and possible hazards . 16 . NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNATTENDED . 2 . TURN THE POWER OFF . Do not leave the tool [ , A WARNING J before the blade comes to a complete stop . Look for this symbol that identifies important safety precautions . It means BE ALERT ! YOUR 17 . NEVER STAND ON TOOL . Serious injury could SAFETY IS INVOLVED ! occur if the tool is tipped or if the cutting tool is unintentionally contacted . 3 . NEVER OPERATE THIS MACHINE WITHOUT THE SAFETY GUARD IN PLACE FOR ALL THROUGH - 18 . DO NOT OVERREACH . Keep proper footing and SAWING OPERATIONS . balance at all times . 4 . DO NOT USE IN A DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT 19 . MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE . Keep tools sharp such as damp or wet locations or in the rain . Keep and clean for most efficient and safest performance . work area well lighted . Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories . 5 . DO NOT use power tools in the presence of 20 . CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR LOOSE PARTS , flammable liquids or gases . Check for alignment of moving parts , binding 6 . KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN . Cluttered areas and of moving parts , loose mounting and any other benches invite accidents . conditions that may affect its safe operation . A guard or other part that is loose or damaged should 7 . KEEP CHILDREN AWAY . All visitors should be be properly adjusted , repaired or replaced . kept at a safe distance from the work area . 21 . MAKE WORKSHOP CHILDPROOF with padlocks , 8 . DO NOT FORCE THE TOOL . It will do the job master switches or by removing starter keys . better and safer if used at the rate for which it was designed . 22 . DO NOT operate the tool if you are under the influence of any drugs , alcohol or medication that 9 . USE THE RIGHT TOOL . Do not force the tool or could impair your ability to use the tool safely . attachment to do a job for which it is not designed . 23 . USE A DUST COLLECTION SYSTEM whenever 10 . WEAR PROPER APPAREL . DO NOT wear loose possible . Dust generated from certain materials can clothing , gloves , neckties , rings , bracelets or other be hazardous to your health and , in some cases , jewelry that may get caught in moving parts . Non - a fire hazard . Always operate the power tool in a slip footwear is recommended . Wear protective hair well - ventilated area with adequate dust removal . covering to contain long hair . 24 . ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION , Any power 11 . WEAR A FACE MASK OR DUST MASK . Sawing , tool can throw debris into your eyes that could cutting and sanding operations produce dust . cause permanent eye damage . ALWAYS wear safety goggles ( not glasses ) that comply with ANSI 12 . DISCONNECT TOOLS before servicing and when safety standard Z87 . 1 . Everyday glasses have only changing accessories , such as blades , cutters , etc . impact resistant lenses . They ARE NOT safety glasses . 13 . REDUCE THE RISK OF UNINTENTIONAL NOTE : Glasses or goggles not in compliance with STARTING . Make sure the switch is in the OFF ANSI Z87 . 1 could cause serious injury when they break . position before plugging tool into the power supply . 14 . USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES . 25 . DIRECTION OF FEED . Feed work into a blade or Consult the Operator's Manual for recommended cutter against the direction of rotation of the blade or accessories . The use of improper accessories may cutter only . cause injury to you or damage to the tool . 26 . DO NOT loan your tool to a neighbor or 15 . REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES . friend without providing him / her with the Form the habit of checking to see that keys and Operator's Manual . Be sure he / she learns the tool's applications and possible hazards .
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12 . PROVIDE ADEQUATE SUPPORT to the rear ALWAYS USE SAW BLADE GUARD , splitter and anti - kickback pawls for every through - sawing and the sides of the saw table for long or wide operation . Through - sawing operations are those workpieces . in which the blade cuts completely through the 13 . workpiece when ripping or crosscutting . Always be AVOID KICKBACKS ( work thrown back towards sure blade guard is tightened securely . you ) by keeping the blade sharp , the rip fence parallel to the saw blade and by keeping the splitter , 2 . ALWAYS HOLD WORK FIRMLY against the miter anti - kickback pawls and guards in place , aligned gauge or rip fence . and functioning . Do not release work before passing it completely beyond the saw blade . Do not rip work 3 . ALWAYS USE a push stick , especially when ripping that is twisted , warped or does not have a straight narrow stock . Refer to ripping instructions in this edge to guide it along the fence . Do not attempt to Operator's Manual where the push stick is covered reverse out of a cut with the blade running . in detail . A pattern for making your own push stick is included on page 28 . 14 . AVOID AWKWARD OPERATIONS and hand positions where a sudden slip could cause your 4 . NEVER PERFORM ANY OPERATION hand to move into the saw blade . FREEHAND , which means using only your hands to support or guide the workpiece , Always use 15 . NEVER USE SOLVENTS to clean plastic parts . either the fence or the miter gauge to position Solvents could possibly dissolve or otherwise and guide the work . damage the material . Only a soft damp cloth should be used to clean plastic parts . IA DANGER I FREEHAND CUTTING IS THE MAJOR CAUSE OF 16 . MOUNT your table saw on a bench or stand KICKBACK AND FINGER / HAND AMPUTATIONS . before performing any cutting operations . Refer to NEVER USE THE MITER GAUGE AND FENCE ASSEMBLY on page 10 . SIMULTANEOUSLY . 17 . NEVER CUT METALS or materials that may make 5 . NEVER STAND or have any part of your body in hazardous dust . line with the path of the saw blade . Keep your hands out of the saw blade path . 18 . ALWAYS USE IN A WELL - VENTILATED AREA . Remove sawdust frequently . Clean out sawdust 6 . NEVER REACH behind or over the cutting tool for from the interior of the saw to prevent a potential fire any reason . hazard . 7 . REMOVE the rip fence when crosscutting . 19 . NEVER LEAVE THE SAW RUNNING UNATTENDED . Do not leave the saw until the 8 . DO NOT USE a molding head with this saw . blade comes to a complete stop . 9 . FEED WORK INTO THE BLADE against the 20 . FOR PROPER OPERATION follow the instructions direction of rotation only . in this Operator's Manual entitled OPERATION ( Page 18 ) . 10 . NEVER use the rip fence as a cut - off gauge when crosscutting . NOTE : On machines with no stand or if stand is not 11 . NEVER ATTEMPT TO FREE A STALLED SAW being used , a hole approximately 11 in . square must BLADE without first turning the saw OFF . Turn be cut under saw to allow sawdust to fall through . Failure to cut this hole will allow sawdust to build power switch OFF immediately to prevent motor damage . up in the motor area , resulting in a fire hazard and potential motor damage .
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or a # 14 wire with a 15 A time - lag fuse . NOTE : When GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS using an extension cord on a circuit with a # 14 wire , the IN THE EVENT OF A MALFUNCTION OR extension cord must not exceed 25 feet in length . Before connecting the motor to the power line , make sure the BREAKDOWN , grounding provides a path of least switch is in the off position and the electric current is resistance for electric currents and reduces the risk of rated the same as the current stamped on the motor electric shock . This tool is equipped with an electrical nameplate . Running at a lower voltage will damage the cord that has an equipment - grounding conductor motor . This tool is intended for use on a circuit that has and a grounding plug . The plug must be plugged a receptacle like the one illustrated in Fig . 1 . into a matching receptacle that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and Fig . 1 shows a three - pronged electrical plug and ordinances . receptacle that has a grounding conductor . If a properly grounded receptacle is not available , an adapter ( Fig . 2 ) DO NOT MODIFY THE PLUG PROVIDED . If it will not can be used to temporarily connect this plug to a two - fit the receptacle , have the proper receptacle installed contact grounded receptacle . The adapter ( Fig . 2 ) has a by a qualified electrician . rigid lug extending from it that MUST be connected to a permanent earth ground , such as a properly grounded IMPROPER CONNECTION of the equipment grounding receptacle box . conductor can result in risk of electric shock . The CAUTION conductor with the green insulation ( with or without yellow stripes ) is the equipment grounding conductor . In all cases , make certain the receptacle is properly If repair or replacement of the electrical cord or plug is grounded . If you are not sure , have a qualified electrician check the receptacle . necessary , do not connect the equipment grounding conductor to a live terminal . CAUTION This tool is for indoor use only . Do not expose to CHECK with a qualified electrician or service person if you do not completely understand the grounding rain or use in damp locations . instructions , or if you are not certain the tool is properly Fig . 1 grounded . Three - Pronged Plug USE only three - wire extension cords that have three - pronged grounding plugs with three - pole receptacles that accept the tool's plug . Repair or replace damaged g Prong or worn cords immediately . Properly Grounded Three - Pronged Receptacle GUIDELINES FOR EXTENSION CORDS Fig . 2 Grounding Lug USE THE PROPER EXTENSION CORD . Make sure your extension cord is in good condition . Use an ! _ | , Make sure this is extension cord heavy enough to carry the current your _ 4 ; _ : _ , _ vcJo . _ nnected to a . . . _ . . known ground . product will draw . An undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage resulting in loss of power , _ q , _ . Two - Pronged overheating and burning out of the motor . The table on _ , _ . _ " : ; _ Receptac e Ad _ pLu , the right shows the correct size to use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating . If in doubt , CAUTION use the next heavier gauge . The smaller the gauge This tool must be grounded while in use to protect number , the heavier the cord . the operator from electric shock . + Lv _ JliILI YL + u + JvI [ + _ . , tu [ _ ] = 1 _ 1o ] = tI = Kq | = 1 _ , [ [ , o . ! ] _ , 1 [ _ o ] ; 1B _ ! [ _ ] Make sure your extension cord is properly wired and in ( When using 120 volts only ) good condition . Always replace a damaged extension Ampere Rating Total length of Cord cord or have it repaired by a qualified technician before More Than Not More Than 25ft . 50ft . lOOft . 150ft . using it . Protect your extension cords from sharp 0 6 8 16 16 14 objects , excessive heat and damp or wet areas . 6 10 8 16 14 12 10 12 6 16 14 12 Use a separate electrical circuit for your tool . This circuit
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Separate all parts from packing materials . Check each RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES part with the illustration on the next page and the " Table I _ tL WARNING I of Loose Parts " to make certain all items are accounted for , before discarding any packing material . Visit your Sears Hardware Department or see the Craftsman Power and Hand Tools Catalog to IA , WARNIING purchase recommended accessories for this power tool . If any part is missing or damaged , do not attempt to assemble the table saw , plug in the power cord , or turn the switch ON until the missing or damaged I , _ k WARNING I part is obtained and is installed correctly . To avoid the risk of personal injury : • Do not use adjustable ( wobble ) type dadoes or TABLE OF LOOSE PARTS carbide tipped dado blades . ITEM DESCRIPTION QUANTITY • Use only stackable dado blades . • Maximum dado width is 1 / 2 in . A . Table saw assembly 1 B . Blade 1 • Do not use a dado with a diameter larger than 6 in . C . Blade wrenches 2 • Do not use molding head set with this saw . D . Miter gauge 1 • Do not modify this power tool or use accessories not E . 4mm Hex key 1 recommended by Sears . F . Guard mounting bolt , flat washer , 1 Toothed washer , oval washer , Spring washer G . Blade guard and splitter 1 NOT SUPPLIED H . Rip fence , lock handle & nut 1 1 . Flat washer & dome nut 1 J . Handwheel 1 Medium screwdriver Adjustable wrench STAND K . Short upper support 2 L . Long upper support 2 M . Short bottom support bracket 2 # 2 Phillips screwdriver Combination square N . Long bottom support bracket 2 O . Leg 4 P . Foot Pad 4 [ 11111111111 ] Q . Stand mounting hardware bag 1 Straight edge NOTE : To make assembly easier , keep contents of box together . Apply a coat of automobile wax to the table . Wipe all parts thoroughly with a clean dry cloth . This will 13 mm wrench reduce friction when pushing the workpeice . To avoid injury , the styrofoam block should be removed between the motor and the table .
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UNPACKING YOUR TABLE SAW ( E F G C D H 1 j Q o P " 1 " o O N K
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Bladeguard Tableinsert Ripfence Mitergauge Bevelangle pointer & scale Bladebevellockknob Overloadreset switch & tilting hanwheel ON / OFFswitch withsafetykey Frontstand Stand mountingholes Anti - kickbacpkawls Blade Splitter Splitterbracket Rearmountingholes
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located on either side of the blade . It helps make ANTI - KICKBACPKAWLS - Prevents the workpiece accurate straight or angle crosscuts . from being kicked upward or back toward the front of the table saw by the spinning blade . OVERLOAD RESET SWITCH - Resets the ARBOR - The shaft on which the blade or dado is thermocouple and provides a way to restart the saw motor if it overloads or overheats . mounted . PUSH STICK - Accessory that is used to push the BEVEL CUT - An angle cut made through the face of workpiece through the cut to avoid placing your hands the workpiece . close to the blade . BLADE BEVEL SCALE - Measures the angle the blade RESIN - A sticky sap that has hardened . is tilted when set for a bevel cut . REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE ( RPM ) - The number of BLADE ELEVATION / TILTING HANDWHEEL - Raises turns completed by a spinning object in one minute . and lowers the blade . Tilts the blade to any angle between 0 ° and 45 ° for bevel cuts . RIP FENCE - A guide used for rip cutting that clamps to the table top . It allows the workpiece to cut straight . BLADE GUARD - Clear plastic cover that is positioned over the blade while cutting . RIPPING - Cutting with the grain of solid wood or along the length of the workpiece . COMPOUND CUT - A simultaneous bevel and miter cut . SAW BLADE PATH - The area of the workpiece or table top directly in line with the travel of the blade , or CROSSCUT - A cut made across the width of the the part of the workpiece that will be cut . workpiece . SET - The distance between two saw blade tips , bent DADO - Special cutting blades that are used to cut outward in opposite directions to each other . The farther grooves in a workpiece . apart the tips are , the greater the set . DUST PORT - Hole in back of saw base for attachment SPLITTER - Keeps the workpiece split apart after being of vacuum hose . cut to prevent binding on the blade and workpiece . FREEHAND - Performing a cut without using a rip TABLE INSERT - Insert that is removed from the table fence , miter gauge , hold down or other proper device to to install / remove blades . It is also removed for dado prevent the workpiece from twisting during the cutting cutting . When dado cutting , a dado insert plate must be operation . used . GUM - A sticky sap from wood products . THROUGH - SAWING - Making a cut completely through the length or width of a workpiece . HEEL - Misalignment of the blade . WORKPIECE - Material to be cut . JAM NUT - Nut used to lock another nut in place on a threaded rod or bolt . Saw Blade Path Leading Edge KERF - The amount of material removed by the blade Kerf cut . Surface MITER CUT - An angle cut made across the width of the workpiece . Trailing Edge MITER GAUGE - A guide used for crosscutting Workpiece operations that slides in the table top channels ( grooves )
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ASSEMBLE TABLE SAW TO STAND ( FIG . A - l ) ASSEMBLE STAND ( FIG . A ) 1 . Place protective cardboard or old blanket on floor to 1 . Unpack all parts and group by type and size . Refer protect the saw table surface . to the parts list for correct quantities . 2 . Place the saw up side down on the protective 2 . Attach one long upper support ( P ) to top of leg ( S ) material ( see Fig . A - 1 ) . using one bolt ( 1 ) and nut ( 2 ) . 3 . Position the stand up side down on the saw base . NOTE : Do not tighten bolts until stand is properly NOTE : Make sure front of stand and front of saw are aligned ( see step # 8 before tightening ) . facing the same direction . 3 . Attach other end of long upper support to top of 4 . Line up the four holes in saw base and stand . another leg using one bolt and nut . 5 . Fasten saw to stand using four bolts ( 3 ) , washers 4 . Attach one long bottom support ( R ) to center of each ( 4 ) and nuts ( 5 ) . leg using bolt ( 1 ) and nut ( 2 ) . This completes the front frame section . NOTE : Place washer on each bolt before inserting into saw base and through the support . Nut must be 5 . Assemble rear frame section in exactly the same manner . immediately against the bracket ( see Fig . A ) . 6 . Carefully set the saw in its upright position on a 6 . Join front and rear frame assemblies using two short clean level surface . upper supports ( O ) and two short bottom supports 7 . Tighten all four nuts . ( Q ) , bolts and nuts . NOTE : DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN NUTS HOLDING 7 . Insert foot pad ( T ) into bottom of leg . Repeat for SAW TO STAND . THIS MAY DAMAGE THE SAW each leg . BASE , 8 . Place stand on level surface and adjust so all legs are contacting the floor and are at similar angles to WARNING I the floor , and detents in stand leg align with support IF THE STAND WILL NOT BE USED , DO NOT brackets , then tighten all bolts . OPERATE THE TABLE SAW ON THE FLOOR . THIS NOTE : Stand should not rock after all bolts are IS A VERY DANGEROUS POSITION . tightened . Fig . A - 1 Fig . A 3 o s 10
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ASSEMBLE BLADE RAISING & TILTING WHEEL SAWMOUNTED TO WORK SURFACE ( FIG . B ) 1 . If the leg set will not be used , the saw must be ( FIG . C ) properly secured to a sturdy workbench using the 1 . Attach blade raising and tilting hand wheel ( 1 ) to the four mounting holes at the base of the saw . height regulating bolt ( 2 ) . Make sure the slot ( 3 ) in 2 . The surface of the table where the saw is to be the hand wheel hub is engaged with the roll pin ( 4 ) mounted must have a hole large enough to facilitate in the height regulating bolt . sawdust fall - through and removal . 2 . Fasten hand wheel to height regulating bolt with flat 3 . Square the saw on the mounting surface and mark washer ( 5 ) and dome nut ( 6 ) . the location of the four 3 / 8 in . mounting holes ( 1 ) . 4 . Drill 3 / 8 in . hole into the mounting surface . Fig . C 6 5 2 5 . Mark an 11 in . square ( 2 ) centered between the four mounting holes ( 1 ) . 6 . Cut out and remove the square . 7 . This opening will allow sawdust to fall through the saw base . 8 . Place the saw on the work surface , and align the mounting holes of the saw with those drilled through the surface . 9 . Fasten the saw to the work surface . 4 3 1 I _ WARNING I Do not operate this machine on the floor . This is RIP FENCE ( FIG . D , E ) very dangerous and may cause serious injury . 1 . Thread the rip fence locking handle ( 2 ) into the eccentric ( 3 ) of the fence and lock in place by Fig . B tightening the nut ( 1 ) against the fence head . Fig . D CUTOUT 3 • 1 I _ k WARNING I Failure to provide the sawdust fall - through hole for use of the saw when mounted to a worksurface and not a stand will cause sawdust to build up in the motor area , which may result in fire or cause motor damage . KEEPING THE AREA CLEAN 1 . Sawdust and wood chips that fall from under the saw will accumulate on the floor . 2 . Make it a practice to pick up and discard this dust when you have completed cutting .
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2 . Liftupwardonripfencehandle ( 2 ) sotherear Fig . H 1 holdingclamp ( 4 ) isfullyextended . 3 . Placetheripfenceonthesawtable ( 5 ) , engaging J / therearfenceclampfirstthenloweringthefrontend ontothetable . @ 4 . Pushdownonthefencehandle ( 2 ) to lock . Fig . E 5 o _ _ 2 / / 2 . Raise the blade arbor ( 4 ) ( Fig . 1 ) to the maximum height by turning the blade raising handwheel counterclockwise . 3 . Place the open - end wrench ( 8 ) jaws on the flats of the saw arbor to keep the arbor from turning ( Fig . J ) and place the box - end wrench ( 9 ) on the arbor nut ( 5 ) , and turn counterclockwise . 4 . Remove the arbor nut ( 5 ) and outer flange ( 6 ) ( Fig . 1 ) . INSTALLING AND CHANGING THE BLADE ( FIG . H , I , J ) DANGER I • To avoid injury from an accidental start , make sure the switch is in the OFF position and the plug is not connected to the power source outlet . • To avoid serious injury , the rear of the table insert must be level with the table . If the rear of the insert is not level with the table , adjust the screw ( 3 ) in or out until the rear of the insert is level to or slightly above the table . To raise the insert , turn the screw counterclockwise , to lower the insert , turn the screw clockwise . NOTE : A rubber adjusting spacer is provided under rear of insert for this purpose . Remove the table insert ( 1 ) by removing the two screws ( 2 , 3 ) . Be careful not to lose the rubber spacer that is on the back screw ( 3 ) beneath the table insert ( Fig . H ) .
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5 . Install the saw blade onto the arbor with the blade BLADE GUARD ASSEMBLY ( FIG . K , L , M ) teeth pointing toward the front of the saw . 1 . Set the blade to maximum height and the tilt to zero 6 . Install the flange ( 6 ) against the blade and thread degrees on the bevel scale with the hand wheels . Lock the blade bevel lock knob . the arbor nut ( 5 ) as far as possible by hand . Ensure that the blade is flush against the inner side of the 2 . Place the spring washer ( 2 ) , flat washer ( 3 ) , external blade flange . tooth lock washer ( 4 ) onto the blade guard mounting bolt ( 1 ) ( Fig . K ) . I , dk WARNING I 3 . Insert bolt and washer assembly through splitter To avoid possible injury and damage to the bracket ( 5 ) . 5 workpiece , be sure to install the blade with the teeth pointing toward the front of table in the direction of Fig . K the rotation arrow on the blade guard . Blade Guard - " Fig . I Splitter 4 5 \ 11 4 . Place the oval washer ( 6 ) on the pivot rod ( 7 ) ( Fig . L ) . 5 . Install the blade guard splitter & bracket assembly into the rear of the saw table . Thread the bolt ( 1 ) into the internally threaded pivot rod until snug . NOTE : The blade guard and splitter is removed from the illustration for clarity . 7 . To tighten the arbor nut ( 5 ) place the open - end wrench ( 8 ) on the flats of the saw arbor to keep the Fig . L arbor from turning ( Fig . J ) . 8 . Place the box - end wrench ( 9 ) on the arbor nut ( 5 ) , and turn clockwise ( to the rear of the saw table ) . 9 . Replace the blade insert in the table recess , insert the screws through the front and rear holes and tighten remembering the rubber washer under the 7 6 rear of the insert and leveling the rear of the insert to the table . 6 . Lift blade guard arm ( 8 ) up and using a straight 9 edge , align the blade guard splitter ( 9 ) with the saw Fig . J blade ( 10 ) . 8 7 . Shift the splitter bracket assembly to right or left until parallel alignment to the blade is achieved . 8 . When the splitter is properly aligned with the saw blade , tighten the bolt securely . NOTE : The splitter bracket must always be correctly aligned so the cut workpiece will pass on either side without binding or twisting . WARNING I I _ WARNING I See Fig . K flat washer ( 11 ) must be under To avoid injury from a thrown workpiece , blade knob ( 12 ) . NOTE : Be sure to tighten knob very tight parts , or blade contact , never operate saw without and periodically check tightness . the proper insert in place . Use the original installed insert for all through sawing operations except dado IA DANGER I cuts . A special dado insert plate must be installed Improper splitter alignment can cause " kickback " when using a dado blade . and serious injury . 13
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Fig , M 4 . If adjustment is needed to make the fence parallel to the groove , proceed with the following adjustments : 10 Kickback pawl • Loosen the two bolts ( 3 ) and lift up on the handle ( 2 ) . • Hold the fence bracket ( 4 ) firmly against the front of the saw table . Move the far end of the fence until it is parallel with the miter gauge groove . • Push the handle to lock , then tighten both bolts . Straight edge 5 . If fence is loose when the handle is in the locked ( downward ) position , proceed with the following adjustment : • Lift the handle ( 2 ) upward and turn the adjusting MITER GAUGE ADJUSTMENT ( FIG . N ) screw ( 5 ) clockwise until the bottom of the rear 1 . To check miter gauge squareness , loosen lock clamp is 1 / 16 in . away from the rear of the table . handle ( 1 ) to allow miter body ( 3 ) to rotate freely . Position the miter head so the pointer ( 2 ) points to NOTE : Over - tightening the adjusting screw will cause 90 ° on the scale . Tighten lock handle to hold miter the fence to come out of alignment . head in position . Use a square to verify the 90 ° angle between the miter body and the slide bar . WARNIING 2 . If adjustment is needed , square the miter head to 90 ° , Failure to properly align fence can cause " kickback " loosen the pointer locking screw and adjust pointer and serious injury . to 90 ° on the protractor scale then tighten the locking screw . NOTE : The rip fence and blade are aligned parallel to 3 . To change angles on miter gauge , loosen lock the miter gauge groove of the table . handle ( 1 ) and rotate miter body to desired angle as indicated by the pointer ( 2 ) . Secure in position by Fig . O tightening the lock handle . 3 1 Fig . N u 5 8 6 7 RIP FENCE ADJUSTMENT ( FIG . O ) 1 . The fence ( 1 ) is moved by lifting up on the locking RIP FENCE INDICATOR ADJUSTMENT ( FIG , O ) handle ( 2 ) and sliding the fence to the desired 1 . The rip fence indicator ( 6 ) points to the rip scale location . Pushing down on the handle locks the ( 8 ) . The scale references the distance between the fence and the blade . fence in position . 2 . Measure the actual distance with a rule . If there 2 . Position the fence on the table and along one edge is a difference between the measurement and the of the miter gauge grooves . 3 . Lock the fence handle . The fence should be parallel indicator , adjust the indicator ( 6 ) . with the miter gauge groove . 3 . Loosen the screw ( 7 ) and slide the indicator to the correct measurement on the scale . Tighten the screw and re - measure . 14
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BLADE TILTING MECHANISM BLADE PARALLEL TO THE MITER GAUGE The saw blade can be tilted two different ways . GROOVE ( FIG . Q , R ) This adjustment was made at the factory , but it should RAPID BLADE TILTING ( FIG . P ) be rechecked and adjusted if necessary . 1 . Loosen blade bevel lock knob ( 2 ) . I , A WARNING I 2 . Slide the entire handwheel assembly ( 1 ) to desired location . • To prevent personal injury : 3 . Tighten locking knob ( 2 ) . Ensure locking knob is Always disconnect plug from the power source fully tightened before attempting a cut . when making any adjustments . • This adjustment must be correct or kickback MICRO - ADJUSTMENT BLADE TILTING ( FIG . P ) could result in a serious injury and accurate cuts can not be made . 1 . Loosen blade bevel lock knob ( 2 ) . 2 . Push handwheel ( 1 ) IN to engage the handwheel gears with the segment gear on the table saw base . 1 . Remove the safety switch key and unplug the saw . 3 . While holding handwheel IN , turn the handwheel to 2 . Remove the blade guard for this procedure but tilt the blade to the desired angle . reinstall and realign after adjustment . 4 . Tighten lock knob to secure bevel angle . 3 . Raise the blade to the highest position and set at NOTE : Changing the blade angle can be done the 0 ° angle ( 90 ° straight up ) . independently of changing blade height . 4 . Select and mark , with a felt tip maker , a blade tooth having a " right set " and rotate the blade so the I , dk WARNING I marked tooth is Y2in . above the table at the front of the saw . BLADE BEVEL LOCK KNOB ( 1 ) MUST BE FIRMLY TIGHTENED AND LOCKED DURING ALL CUTTING 5 . Place the combination square base ( 1 ) into the right side miter gauge groove ( 2 ) . OPERATIONS . 6 . Adjust the rule so it touches the front marked tooth and lock ruler so it holds its position in the square Fig . P assembly . 7 . Rotate the blade bringing the marked tooth to the 1 2 rear and about Y2in . above the table . 8 . Carefully slide the combination square to the rear until the ruler touches the marked tooth . 9 . If the ruler touches the marked tooth at the front and rear position indicating the same measurement , no adjustment is needed at this time . If not perform adjustment procedure described in next section . Fig . Q / BLADE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT ( FIG . P ) To raise the saw blade , turn handwheel ( 1 ) 2 COUNTERCLOCKWISE . To lower the blade , turn the handwheel CLOCKWISE . It is not necessary to loosen blade tilting locking knob ( 2 ) when raising or lowering the saw blade . 15
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ADDITIONAL BLADE ADJUSTMENTS ( FIG . R ) bolts ( 3 ) while holding the rod firmly in place . TOOLS REQUIRED NOTE : The blade alignment rod will only move slightly to the right . • 10 mm open end or 10 mm combination wrench 7 . Tighten both middle blade alignment rod strap • 4 mm hex key bolts ( 1 ) . NOTE : Re - check to make sure all six bolts • Framing square are properly tightened and that the distance from the • Medium size flat blade screw driver front and rear of the blade to the miter gauge groove are within 1 / 64th of an inch from one another . ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE 8 . Re - install blade guard and splitter assembly and 1 . Turn saw switch OFF and remove plug from the adjust the alignment with the blade as outlined power source . earlier in the operator's manual . 2 . Remove blade guard and splitter assembly , miter gauge and rip fence . 0 ° BEVEL STOP ( FIG . S ) 3 . Using the 10 mm hex wrench , slightly loosen the 1 . Raise the blade to maximum height by rotating the two middle blade alignment rod strap bolts ( 1 ) and handwheel counterclockwise . two - rear blade alignment rod strap bolts ( 2 ) located 2 . Loosen bevel angle lock knob . on the underside of the saw table . ( Fig . R ) 3 . Tilt the blade to 0 ° bevel . 4 . Using a square ( 1 ) , verify blade is 90 ° to the table Fig . R top . _ m2 5 . If blade is not 90 ° to the table , back off the adjustment screw ( 2 ) . 6 . Loosen bevel lock knob and square blade 90 ° to the table . 7 . Once blade is at 90 ° to the table top , lock bevel 2 I angle locking knob . ii 8 . Carefully tighten adjusting screw ( 2 ) until it touches the bevel stop . DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN . 1 H 9 . Recheck to ensure blade is still aligned at 90 ° . Fig , S 4 . While standing at the rear of the saw , use a medium size flat blade screwdriver and gently pry the rear of the blade alignment rod to the LEFT or RIGHT . Using the framing square , simultaneously measure the distance at the front and rear of the blade to an edge of a miter slot . When the distances are within 1 / 64 in . or closer , tighten both rear blade alignment rod strap bolts ( 2 ) while holding the rod firmly in place . NOTE : The blade alignment rod will only move slightly . 5 . If alignment is not achieved by rear adjustment , loosen the two front blade alignment rod strap bolts ( 3 ) . 6 . While standing at the front of the saw , use a medium size flat blade screw driver and gently pry the front of the blade alignment rod to the RIGHT or LEFT . Simultaneously measure the distance at the front and rear of the blade to an edge of a miter slot . When the distances are with in 1 / 64 in . or closer , tighten both front blade alignment rod strap 16
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BEVEL POINTER ADJUSTMENT ( FIG . T ) When you have achieved a 90 ° angle of the blade to the table top as described in section above , the angle pointer ( 1 ) may require adjustment . If so , follow proceeding steps : 1 . Loosen pointer screw ( 2 ) and move the pointer ( 1 ) so it is aligned with 0 ° on the bevel scale . 2 . Retighten the pointer screw . Fig . T 1 45 ° BEVEL STOP ( FIG . U ) 1 . Raise the blade to maximum height by rotating the handwheel counterclockwise . 2 . Loosen bevel angle lock knob . 3 . Tilt the blade to 45 ° bevel . 4 . Using a square ( 1 ) , verify blade is 45 ° to the table top . 5 . If blade is not 45 ° to the table , back off the adjustment screw ( 2 ) . 6 . Loosen bevel lock knob and square blade 45 ° to the table . 7 . Once blade is at 45 ° to the table top , lock bevel angle locking knob . 8 . Carefully tighten adjusting screw ( 2 ) until it touches the bevel stop . DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN . 9 . Recheck to ensure blade is still aligned at 45 ° . Fig . U
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BASIC SAW OPERATIONS across the width or across the grain of the workpiece . Neither ripping nor crosscutting may be done safely ON / OFF SWITCH ( FIG . V ) freehand . Ripping requires the use of the rip fence , and The on / off switch ( 1 ) is located on the front panel of the crosscutting requires the miter gauge . Never use a rip saw base . To turn the saw ON , move the switch to the fence and miter gauge at the same time . up position . To turn the saw OFF , move the switch to the down position . la , WARNIING Before using the saw each and every time , check LOCKING SWITCH IN " OFF " POSITION ( FIG . V ) the following : When the saw is not in use , the switch should be locked 1 . Blade is tight on the arbor . in the OFF position . To lock the switch in the OFF 2 . Bevel angle lock knob is tight . position , pull out the safety key ( 2 ) from of the switch . 3 . If ripping , fence lock handle is tight and fence is The saw will not start with the key removed . However , parallel to the blade . if the key is removed while the switch is in the ON 4 . Blade guard is in place and working properly . position , it can be turned off ONCE . The saw will not 5 . Safety glasses are being worn . restart until the key has been reinserted into the switch and the switch is turned on . The failure to adhere to these common safety rules , and those printed within this manual , can greatly increase OVERLOAD PROTECTION ( FIG . V ) the likelihood of injury . This saw is equipped with an overload reset switch . If the motor shuts off or fails to start due to overloading or RIPPING ( FIGW , X ) low voltage , turn the switch to OFF position and let the motor cool down and remove all cutting materials from I _ WARNIING the saw . After the motor has cooled down , push the * Do not allow familiarity or frequent use of reset button ( 3 ) to reset the overload device . The saw your table saw to cause careless mistakes . should now start when the switch is returned to the ON Remember that even a careless fraction of a position . second is enough to cause a severe injury . . Keep both hands away from the blade and path To avoid injury , the ON / OFF switch should be in the of the blade . OFF position and the plug removed from the power . The workpiece must have a straight edge against source while the motor cool down takes place . This the fence and must not be warped , twisted , or will prevent accidental starting when the reset button bowed . is pushed . Overheating may be caused by misaligned parts , a dull blade , or an undersized extention cord . DANGER [ Inspect the saw for proper setup before using it again . Never attempt to pull the workpiece backwards during a cutting operation . This will cause kickback Fig . V and serious injury to the user can occur . 1 . Remove the miter gauge . Secure the rip fence to the table at the desired rip measurement . 2 . Raise the blade so it is about 1 / 8 in . higher than the _ RESET o top of the workpiece . 3 . Place the workpiece flat on the table and against the fence . Keep the workpiece about 1 in . away from the blade . 4 . Turn the saw ON and wait for the blade to come up CUTTING OPERATIONS to speed . There are two basic types of cuts : ripping and 5 . Slowly feed the workpiece into the blade by pushing crosscutting . Ripping is cutting along the length and with forward only on the workpiece section ( 1 ) that will the grain of the workpiece . Crosscutting is cutting either pass between the blade and the fence . ( Fig . W ) 18
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RIPPING SMALL PIECES I _ WARNING I AVOID KICKBACK by pushing forward that section la , WARNIING of the workpiece that will pass between the blade Avoid injury from the blade contact . Never make and the fence . Use a push stick at all times . through - saw cuts narrower than 3 / 4 in . wide . Fig , W 1 . It is unsafe to rip small pieces . Instead , rip a larger piece to obtain the size of the desired piece . 2 . When a small width is to be ripped , your hand cannot be safely put between the blade and the rip fence , therefore , use one or more push sticks to pass the workpiece completely through and past the blade . CROSSCUTTING 90 ° MITER ANGLE ( FIG . Y ) 6 . Keep your thumbs off the table top . When your hand reaches the front edge of the table ( 2 ) , finish the cut IA . WARNING [ with a push stick ( 3 ) ( Fig . X ) . You can make a push To prevent serious injury : stick using the pattern on page 28 . • Do not allow familiarity or frequent use of 7 . The push stick ( 3 ) should always be used during all your table saw to cause careless mistakes . ripping operations . Remember that even a careless fraction of a 8 . Continue pushing the workpiece with the push stick second is enough to cause a severe injury . ( 3 ) until it passes the blade guard and clears the • Keep both hands away from the blade and the rear of the table . path of the blade . • Never attempt to pull the workpiece backwards DANGER [ during a cutting operation . This will cause Never attempt to pull the workpiece backwards kickback and serious injury to the user can during a cutting operation . This will cause kickback occur , and serious injury to the user can occur . When 1 . Remove the rip fence and place the miter gauge a the blade completely stops raise the anti - kickback miter gauge groove on the table . pawls on each side of the splitter and slide the 2 . Adjust the blade height so it is 1 / 8 in . higher than workpiece out . the top of the workpiece . 1 3 . Hold the workpiece firmly against the miter gauge Fig . X with the blade path in line with the desired cut 3 location . Move the workpiece to one inch distance from the blade . 4 . Start the saw and wait for the blade ( 1 ) to come up to full speed . Never stand directly in line of the saw blade path , always stand to the side of the blade that you are cutting on . 5 . Keep the workpiece ( 2 ) against the face of the miter BEVEL RIPPING gauge ( 3 ) and flat against the table . Then slowly This cut is the same as ripping except the blade bevel push the workpiece through the blade . angle is set to an angle other than " 0 " . 6 . Do not try to pull the workpiece back with the blade turning . Turn the switch OFF , and carefully slide I _ WARNING I the workpiece out when the blade is completely Cut only with the workpiece and the fence on the stopped . right side of the blade . IA . WARNING [ IA DANGER I Always position the larger surface of the workpiece Never attempt to pull the workpiece backwards on the table when crosscutting and / or bevel during a cutting operation . This will cause kickback crosscutting to avoid unstability . and serious injury to the user can occur . 19
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Fig , Y 1 . Set the miter gauge ( 3 ) to the desired angle . 2 . Place the miter gauge in the right side groove of the table . 3 . Set the blade ( 1 ) bevel to the desired bevel angle and tighten the blade bevel lock knob . 4 . Hold workpiece ( 2 ) firmly against the face of the miter gauge throughout the cutting operation . Fig , BB 1 3 BEVEL CROSSCUTTING ( FIG . AA ) 0o - 45 ° BLADE BEVEL & 90 ° MITER ANGLE This cutting operation is the same as crosscutting except the blade is at a bevel angle other than 0 ° . I WARNING Always work to the right side of the blade during this type of cut . The miter gauge must be in the right side groove because the bevel angle may cause the MITERING ( FIG . CC ) 0 ° ~ 45 ° MITER ANGLE blade guard to interfere with the cut if used on the This sawing operation is the same as crosscutting left side groove . except the miter gauge is locked at an angle other than 90 ° . 1 . Adjust the blade ( 1 ) to the desired angle , and tighten the blade bevel lock knob . 1 . Set the blade ( 1 ) to 0 ° bevel angle and tighten the 2 . Tighten miter lock handle ( 2 ) at 90 ° . blade bevel lock knob . 3 . Hold workpiece ( 3 ) firmly against the face of the 2 . Set the miter gauge ( 3 ) at the desired miter angle miter gauge throughout the cutting operation . and lock in position by tightening the miter gauge locking handle . Fig , AA 3 . Hold the workpiece ( 2 ) firmly against the face of the miter gauge throughout the cutting operation . Fig , CC COMPOUND MITER CROSSCUTTING ( FIG . BB ) 0 ° ~ 45 ° BLADE BEVEL & 0 ° ~ 45 ° MITER ANGLE This sawing operation is combining a miter angle with a bevel angle . I _ WARNING Always work to the right side of the blade during this type of cut , The miter gauge must be in the right side groove because the bevel angle may cause the blade guard to interfere with the cut if used on the left side groove , 20
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USING WOOD FACING ON THE RIP FENCE ( FIG . DADO CUTS ( FIG . EE ) DD ) When performing some special cutting operations , I , A . WARNING I You can add a wood facing ( 1 ) to either side of the rip a . Only Stackable dado blades can be used on this saw , fence ( 2 ) . b . DO NOT use Adjustable or Wobble type dadoes . Maximum dado cut width is 1 _ in . 1 . C . Use a smooth straight 3 / 4 in . thick wood board ( 1 ) that is as long as the rip fence . 1 . A dado table insert must be purchased separately 2 . Attach the wood facing to the fence with wood for this saw to accept a dado blade . Remove screws ( 3 ) through the holes in the fence . A wood saw blade and blade guard for dado cuts ONLY . fence should be used when ripping material such as Reinstall and realign blade guard for all through thin paneling to prevent the material from catching sawing operations . Install a dado not exceeding 6 between the bottom of the fence and the table . in . in diameter and Y2in . in width 2 . Install the dado table insert making sure the rear of Fig , DD the insert is flush with the table . A rubber adjusting spacer is provided under the rear of the insert for this purpose . 3 . Instruction for operating the dado is packed with the separately purchased dado set . 4 . The arbor ( 1 ) on this saw restricts the maximum width of the cut to Y2in . 5 . It is not necessary to install the outside flange ( 2 ) before threading on the arbour nut ( 3 ) for maximum Y2in . dado cuts . Make sure that the arbor nut ( 3 ) is tight , and that at least one thread of the arbor sticks out past the nut . 6 . Use only the correct number of round outside blades I _ WARNING I and inside chippers as shown in the dado set's ABRASIVE AND METAL CUTTING BLADES MUST instruction manual . Blade / chippers must not exceed NOT BE USED WITH THIS SAW Y2in . total in width . 7 . Check saw to ensure that the dado will not strike the This saw was not made to cut metals or masonry materials , Doing so may result in injury . It will also housing , insert , or motor when in operation . void the warranty . IA WARNING I I , dk WARNING I For your own safety , always replace the blade , blade ALL BLADES MUST : guard assembly , and blade insert when you are 1 . Be rated at 5000 RPM or higher . finished with the dado operation . You must also 2 . Have a 518 in . arbor hole . realign the blade guard assembly . 3 . Be no larger in diameter than 10 in . Fig , EE 2 Smaller diameter blades may be used . While this will result in a reduced depth of cut , the output of the motor will be increased . 3 21
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GENERAL MAINTENANCE Fig . FF 3 2 I _ WARNING I , . J , o o For your own safety , turn the switch OFF and remove the switch key . Remove the plug from the power source outlet before maintaining or lubricating your saw . 1 . Clean out all sawdust that has accumulated inside the saw cabinet and the motor . 2 . Polish the saw table with an automotive wax to keep it clean and to make it easier to slide the workpiece . 3 . Clean cutting blades with pitch and gum remover . 4 . A worn , cut , or damaged power cord should be You can place a small amount of dry lubricant on replaced immediately . bevel andgle adjustment rod also . This rod ( 1 ) must be kept clean and free of sawdust , gum , pitch , and other I _ WARNING I contaminants for smooth operation . All electrical or mechanical repairs should be attempted only by a trained repair technician . If excessive looseness is observed in any parts of the Contact the nearest Sears Service Center for blade raising mechanism or tilting mechanism , take the service . Use only identical replacement parts . Any complete unit to a Sears Service Center . other parts may create a hazard . LUBRICATION 5 . Use liquid dish washing detergent and water to All motor bearings are permanently lubricated at the clean all plastic parts . NOTE : Certain cleaning factory and require no additional lubrication . chemicals can damage plastic parts . On all mechanical parts of your table saw where a pivot 6 . Avoid use of the following cleaning chemicals or or threaded rod are present , lubricate using graphite or solvents ; ammonia and household detergents silicone . These dry lubricants will not hold sawdust as containing ammonia . would oil or grease . BLADE RAISING AND TILTING MECHANISM After each five full hours of operation , the blade raising mechanism and tilting mechanism should be checked for looseness , binding , or other abnormalities . With the saw disconnected from the power source , turn the saw upside down and alternately pull upward and downward on the motor unit . Observe any movement of the motor mounting mechanism . Looseness or play in the blade raising screw ( 1 ) ( Fig . FF ) should be adjusted as follows : 1 . Using a 14 mm wrench , loosen the check - nut ( 2 ) . 2 . Adjust nut ( 3 ) until it is finger - tight against the bracket ( 4 ) , then back off the nut ( 3 ) 1 / 6 turn . 3 . Tighten nut ( 2 ) with the wrench , while holding nut ( 3 ) in place . Maximum allowable play of screw rod ( 1 ) is 4 ram . 22
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I _ WARNING I To avoid injury from an accidental start , turn the switch OFF and always remove the plug from the power source before making any adjustments , • Consult your local Sears Service Center if for any reason the motor will not run . SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSES CORRECTIVE ACTION Saw will not start . 1 . 1 . Saw not plugged in . Plug in saw . 2 . 2 . Fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped . Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker . 3 . 3 . Cord damaged . Replace power cord . 4 . Debris in on / off switch 4 . Remove switch from saw and separate in half . Clean any debris accumulated within . Does not make accurate 45 ° 1 . Positive stop not adjusted correctly . 1 . Check blade with square and adjust _ nd 90 ° rip cuts . positive stop . 2 . Tilt angle pointer not set accurately . 2 . Check blade with square and adjust to zero . Material pinched blade when 1 . Rip fence not aligned with blade . 1 . Check and align rip fence and blade . dpping . 2 . Warped wood , edge against fence is 2 . Select another piece of wood . not straight . 1 . Material binds on splitter . Splitter not aligned correctly with blade . 1 . Check and align splitter with blade . 1 . Dull blade . Saw makes unsatisfactory 1 . Replace blade . _ uts . 2 . Blade mounted backwards . 2 . Turn the blade around . 3 . 3 . Remove blade and clean with Gum or pitch on blade . turpentine and coarse steel wool . 4 . Incorrect blade for work being done . 4 . Change the blade . 5 . Gum or pitch on blade causing erratic 5 . Clean table with turpentine and steel feed . wool . Material kicked back from 1 . Rip fence out of adjustment . 1 . Align rip fence with miter gauge slot . olade . 2 . Splitter not aligned with blade . 2 . Align splitter with blade . 3 . Feeding stock without rip fence . 3 . Install and use rip fence . 4 . Splitter not in place . 4 . Install and use splitter . ( with guard ) 5 . Dull blade . 5 . Replace blade . 6 . The operator letting go of material 6 . Push material all the way past saw before it is past saw blade . blade before releasing work . 7 . 7 . Miter angle lock knob is not tight . Tighten knob . Blade does not raise or tilt 1 . 1 . Brush or blow out loose dust and dirt . Sawdust and dirt in elevation / tilting mechanisms . Freely . Blade does not come up to 1 . Extension cord too light or too long . 1 . Replace with adequate size cord . speed . 2 . Low house voltage . 2 . Contact your electric company . Machine vibrates excessively . 1 . Saw not mounted securely to 1 . Tighten all mounting hardware . workbench . 2 . Reposition on flat level surface . Bench on uneven floor . 2 . 3 . Replace blade . 3 . Damaged saw blade . Does not make accurate 45 ° 1 . Miter gauge out of adjustment . 1 . Adjust miter gauge . _ nd 90 ° crosscuts . 23
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10 IN . TABLE SAW PARTS LIST MODEL NO . 137.218020 I _ WARNING I When servicing use only CRAFTSMAN replacement parts . Use of any other parts many create a HAZARD or cause product damage . Any attempt to repair or replace electrical parts on this Table Saw may create a HAZARD unless repair is done by a qualified service technician . Repair service is available at your nearest Sears Service Center . I . D . NO Description Size Qty I . D . NO Description Size Qty 09JK WRENCH 1 0JYN HEX . SOC . COUNTERSUNK HD . SCREW M6 _ 1.0 - 25 6 0AVB BODY SHELL 1 0KOZ HEX . HD . SCREW AND WASHER M8 _ 1.25 - 16 4 0AW8 SEGMENT GEAR 1 0K16 HEX . HD . SCREW AND WASHER M8 _ 1.25 - 16 ] 0B1M WHEEL 1 0K25 HEX . BOC . HD . CAP SCREW M5 _ 0.8 - 20 ] 0B21 HEIGHT REGULATING BOLT 1 0K3G CR . RE . RAN HD . SCREW & WASHER M5 _ 0.8 - 12 ] 0B23 SADDLE 1 0K3R CR . RE . PAN HD . SCREW & WASHER M5 _ 0.8 - 12 3 0B24 SPRING 1 0K5P CR . RE . COUNT HD . SCREW M6 _ 1.0 - 50 4 0B25 POINTER BRACKET 1 0K8C CR . RE . COUNT HD . TAPPING SCREW M4 _ 18 - 10 8 0B2C SWITCH BOX 1 0K91 CR . RE . TRUSS HD . TAPPING SCREW M4 _ 16 - 12 4 0B3H iNSERT # 23 1 0KA4 CR . RE . PAN HD . TAPPING SCREW M4 _ 16 - 16 0B3R WRENCH 1 0KCX CR . RE . PAN HD PLAIN WASHER TAPPING SCREW M5 _ 0.8 - 10 0B3W RETAINING CLIP 1 0KEK CR . RE . PAN HD . SCREW M6 _ 1.0 - 30 0B48 WARNING LABEL 1 0KEM CR . RE . PAN HD . SCREW M6 _ 1.0 - 40 0B61 LiNK 1 0KF7 CR . RE . PAN HD . SCREW M4 _ 0.7 - 12 0B6R CLAMP HANDLE 1 0K J4 CAP HD . SQ . NECK BOLT M6 _ 1.0 - 35 0B6S CLAMP HANDLE 1 0K J5 CAP HD . SQ . NECK BOLT M6 _ 1.0 - 80 0KKW CR . RE . PAN HD . ROUND NECK SCREW M6 _ 1.0 - 16 0B84 WASHER D = cp18 1 0B99 SPACER 1 0KMR HEX . NUT M5 _ 0.8 T = 4 0B9C PLUNGER HOUSING 1 0KMS HEX . NUT MM1 . 0 T = 5 0B9G ANGLE ROD 1 0KMV HEX . NUT M10 " 1.5 T = 8 0B9M STRAP 6 0KMW HEX . NUT M10 " 1.5 T = 4 0B9W BRACKET 1 0KMY HEX . NUT M8 _ 1.25 T = 6.5 0B9Z COMPRESSION SPRING 1 0KQJ CROWN NUT M8 _ 1.25 T = 12.5 0BA1 COMPRESSION SPRING 1 0KRQ SERRATED TOOTHED HEXAGON FLANGE NUT M6 _ 1.0 T = 6 0BA4 SPACER 1 0KRX HEXAGON NUT AND FLAT WASHER M6 _ 1.0 0BAC SET NUT 1 0KSW STRAIN RELIEF 0BAE ARBOR COLLAR 1 0KTA STRAIN RELIEF 0BAJ BLADE 1 0L65 POWER CABLE ASS'Y 0BPA LOCK KNOB 1 0LSL CiRCUiT BREAKER SWITCH 0G1U DUST SHIELD 4 0LWC ROCKER SWITCH 0J3P HEX . WRENCH 1 0QQ0 CLAMP - CORD 0SGC HANDLE BAR 0J4E FLAT WASHER cp6 * 13 - 1 1 0WPL SWITCH KEY 0J4F FLAT WASHER @ 8 * 16 - 2.5 1 20WQ HEX . HD . BOLT M6 _ 1.0 - 50 0J4H FLAT WASHER cp10 _ 30 - 0.2 2 21BN BRACKET GROUP ASS'Y 0J70 FLAT WASHER 1 / 4 _ 3 / 4 - 7 / 64 1 0J72 FLAT WASHER 1 / 4 _ 5 / 8 - 1 / 16 1 27QV DEFLECTOR 0J76 FLAT WASHER 5 28KD TILT POINTER # 23 0J7F FLAT WASHER 5 / 16 " 7 / 8 - 5 / 64 1 2919 FLAT WASHER _ p10 _ 17 - 2 6 29PD WARNING LABEL 0J7K FLAT WASHER 3 / 8 _ 29 / 32 - 5 / 64 1 29R2 WARNING LABEL 0J7V FLAT WASHER 5 / 8 _ 1 3 / 8 - 5 / 64 1 0J8D FLAT WASHER 3 / 8 _ 3 / 4 - 5 / 64 2 2BJM MITER GAUGE ASS'Y 0J8K FLATE WASHER 1 / 4 _ 3 / 4 - 1 / 16 1 2BUF RIP FENCE ASSW 2ERN BLADE GUARD ASS'Y 0J95 SPRING WASHER @ 6 1 2EUC TABLE # 53 0J9H SPRING WASHER @ 1 / 4 6 2F2F MOTOR ASS'Y 0JAA WASHER @ 8 1 2FDU INSTRUCTION MANUAL 0JAE EXTERNAL TOOTH LOCK WASHER @ 4 2 0JC9 SPRING PIN 1 2FLL LABEL 0JE7 C - RING 1 2FRJ SCALE 0JXL HEX . SOC . SET SCREW M10 _ 1.5 - 12 1
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10 IN . TABLE SAW SCHEMATIC MODEL NO . 137.218020 / \ _ 29PD / I OK3R 2 \ 2EUC _ 2FRJ 2FDU / OBPA OClt 919 BIM 0821 og KMR 0B99
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10 IN . TABLE SAW PARTS LIST & SCHEMATIC MODEL NO . 137.218020 STAND Size I . D . No . Description Qty 093B FOOT PAD 4 OJPQ HEX . HD . BOLT M8 _ 1.25 - 35 4 OKRR SERRATED TOOTHED HEXAGON FLANGE NUT M8 _ 1.25 T = 7.5 20 29RE BOTTOM SUPPORT BRACKET # O6 2 29RF BOTTOM SUPPORT BRACKET # O6 2 29RS UPPER SUPPORT # O6 2 29RT UPPER SUPPORT # O6 2 29RU BRACKET # O6 4 2FD4 HARDWARE BAG ASS'Y 1 2A10 CAP HD . SQ . NECK BOLT M8 _ 0.25 - _ 2 16 29RT2 29RE2 2A1016 0KRR2o 29RF2 29RU4 093B4
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10 IN . TABLE SAW PARTS LIST & SCHEMATIC MODEL NO . 137.218020 MOTOR Size I . D , No . Description Size Qfy I . I ) , No . Description Qty 0HV5 BALL BEARING 6204LLU 1 0QFG BRUSH HOLDER ASS'Y 2 0HVU BALL BEARING 6200ZZ ] OR1S BEARING BUSHING OJX3 HEX SOC SET SCREW M5 " 08 8 2 10ZQ NEEDLE BEARING OK3A CRRE PAN HD SCREW & WASHER M5 " 08 30 4 2F2S BRACKET OK71 CR RE TRUSS HD SCREW M5 " 08 8 2 2F2T FIELD ASS'Y OKCN CRRE PAN HEAD TAPPING & WASHER SCREW M5 " 12 50 2 2F2U ARMATURE ASBY 0KSB STRAIN RELIEF 1 2F59 CUTTER SHAFT ASBY 0LMH LOCKING CABLE TIE 4 2F5R MOTOR COVER 0QEK MOTOR NAMEPLATE 1 2F5Z FLOW GUIDE OQFE BRUSH COVER 2 2FSX RETAINING CLIP OQFF CARBON BRUSH ASS'Y 2 OHVU 2FSZ / 0KCN2 0QF _ . / 2F2T / _ OQFF2 0R1S 2F5R 0JX32 0LMH4 0K3A _ / 0QEK _ _ 0KSB _ " _ 2F8X / /
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PUSH STICK CONSTRUCTION • This is a full - size drawing ( actual size ) • Use good quality plywood or solid wood Use 1 / 2 in . or 3 / 4 in . material Push stick MUST be thinner than the width of material being cut Drill Hole For Hanging Notch To Prevent Hand From Slipping / / / Cut Here To Push 1 / 2 in . Wood / Out Here To Push 3 / 4 in . Wood
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