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Save This Manua ! _ For Future Reference ownersal manu MODEL NO . 171.25490 CRRFTSMRH INDUSTRIAL ROUTER TABLE CAUTION : READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY • assemb y , operatinq _ _ _ . . . . . _ . . . . L Sold bY SEARS . ROEBU ( _ KiAND CO . , CH | CAGO , _ i 6068 _ , U . S . A . Printed In U . S . A . 49LCN - 39
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WARNING : FAILURE TO HEED ALL SAFETY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS REGARDING UI _ tEI OF THIS PRDDUCT CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS BODILY INJURY . ° ! GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR POWER TOOLS 1 . KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL 13 . SECURE WORK Read the owner's manual carelulty . Learn _ ISapplicalion and Use clamps or a wse , ' o hold work when practical . Its safer hmitations as we ! l as the spot = tic potential hazards peculiar than using Four hand trees both hands to operate tool . Io thrs tool . 14 . DON'T OVERREACH 2 . GROUND ALL TOOLS ( UNLESS DOUBLE Keep proper fooling arid balance at all limes . INSULATED ) If tool is equipped with an _ pproved 3 - conductor cord end a 3 - prong grounding type plug to tJ _ . the proper grounding type 15 . MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE receptacle . The green cor : _ , , ctor in the card ts the ground - Keeps tools sharp and clean for best and safest parlor - 0ng wire . Never connect me green w = re to a lwe terminal . manta . Follow instructio'ls for lubricalmg and changing accessorieS , 3 . KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE in working order , and _ nprope : " ad } ustmenI ar , d ahgnmenl . 16 , DISCONNECT TOOLS 4 . REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES before servicing : when cnaqcjlng accessor , , es such as blades , Form habit of checking tc see that keys and adjusbng bits cutters : etc wrenches are removed 1ramtool before turning ] t on . 17 . AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING 5 . KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN Make sure swllch is in " OFF ' position belore p ! ugglng , ' n , Cluttered areas ana ber _ cnes _ rvlte a - " c ; cents . Floor musl not be slippery due lc wax or sawdust 18 . USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES 6 . AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT Consult the owners manua _ for recommenOed . , accessories . Don ' . * . use power Iools iB damp or wet IocalJons or expose Follow me mstruclions that accompany the accessories . The them to rain Keep work area welt i _ ghled Pruvicle adequale use of improper accessones may cause hazards surrourld _ n § work space . 7 . KEEP CHILDREN AWAY 19 . NEVER STAND ON TOOL All vrsilors , Should be I _ ept _ , safe d _ tance from work area . Ser = ous iniur y could occur = fthe tool = s tipped Or If the cuTlicg tool is accidentally contacted . 8 . MAKE WORKSHOP KID - PROOF - D3 not slore matenals above or near lhe loot sucl _ that if is - with padlocks , maste , s _ ltcnes , or 13yremov ; ng starlet necessary tQsiand on the Iooi to reach lhem , , _ keYS . 9 . DON'T FORCE TOOL 20 , CHECK DAMAGED PARTS It will do the job better anc saler at lhe rate for ' , , . rh _ chmtwas Before turlher use oi the - tool a guard or other par ' ; , that _ isll designed . damaged should be caretMiy checked tO ensure thai it w operate properly and pedo , ' m its intended function . Check 10 . USE RIGHT TOOL for aligRment of mowng oar ' . s , bind = rig ot moving parts , break - Don't force tool or atta - - ' hmenl to do a job _ t w _ s not destgne - . , d : : - _ ! . age of pads . mounting , ard any other coqdihons that may Ior . " . . " . affecl _ [ s operation A guard or other par1 thai is damaged sh . ou ! a ae properly repaired or replaced . 11 . WEAR RIGHT APPAREL Do not wear = oose clolh , ng 9loves . neckt , , es or j _ , , ve _ - y ( nngs , wnsl walches } to get caught _ n moving o _ rts . Nonshp ! be ; - 21 . DIRECTION OF FEED wear is recommenoea . Wear protect ; re hair covering to Feed _ , ork inlo a blade or cutter agains , : the direction of comaip long ham Roll long sleeves auove the elbow . mtZ . . hon el lhe b _ ade or Cutter ony . iz use SAFETY GOGQLES ( Head Protection ) 22 . NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNNATTENDED Wear Safely goggles ( must comply with ANS ZB71 ) at all hmes Also use race or dusl mask if c , J . qlna oper _ lion , s Turn bower off . Dont te _ ve _ tool unlil . . Jl comes t ¢ a complele S _ Op dusry ar _ : d ear prole " tors ' . lZtUgS br mutts ) clu ' _ ing , exienae : l , per ! . otis o ! oper , allon .
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• ALWAYS USE EYE PROTECTION 11 . WHEN END CUTTING ON WORKPIECES 4 " WIDE The operation or ah _ ' power tool can result in OR LESS , CLAMP AND HOLD AND FEED THE foreign objects being thrown irrlothe eyes , which WORKPIECE WITH THE PUSH BLOCK USING can result in severe eye damage . Always wear BOTH HANDS AS SHOWN IN FIG , # 25 . KEEP safety goggles before commencing power tool FINGERS CLEAR OF BIT WHEN MOVING WORK PIECE ACROSS THE CUTTING AREA . operation . Safety goggles are available at Sears retail or catalog stores . 12 . ROUTER BITS ARE EXTREMELY SHARP , . KEEP HANDS CLEAR OF BITS , AND WORKING Be exlra carefu ; when working around them , AREA . 13 . SOME ROUTERS WHEN USED IN AN UPSIDE 3 . MAKE AND USE A PUSH STICK TO MOVE DOWN POSITION SUCH AS ON A ROUTER SMALL WORKPIECES ACROSS THE CUTTING TABLE WILL FALL ( OR DROP ) OUT OF THE AREA . ROUTER BASE WHEN THE BASE CLAMP IS LOOSENED , IT IS THEREFORE ABSOLUTELY = KEEP ROUTER CLEAN AFTER EVERY USE , NECESSARY TO SUPPORT THE ROUTER MOTOR FORM BELOW WHEN THE BASE CLEAN SAW DUST OF THE ROUTER . ( ALSO CLAMP IS LOOSENED TO MAKE ADJUST BLOW OUT INSIDE ) • MENTS , OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON . = YOUR ROUTER TABLE IS PROVIDED WITH A DUST COLLECTING ATTACHMENT . ALWAYS 14 . ALWAYS LOOK UNDER THE TABLE AT THE USE SHOP VAC FOR ALL ROUTING OPERA - SWITCH WHEN TURNING THE ROUTER ON / OFF TIONS , AND TOUCH NOTHING BUT THE SWITCH . NEVER REACH UNDER THE TABLEWHEN ROUTER IS RUNNING FOR ANY OTHER NOTE : Motors used on wood - working toots are REASON . particulaMy susc _ ptibie to the accumula - tion o1 ' sawdust and wood chips , and NOTE : Should be blown out , or " vacuumed " , it is far safer and convenient to use a " Sears frequently to prevent interference with Craftsman 925C60 Router Table Switch normal me ; or ventilation . Package " . This switch provides a key operated ON / OFF button WhiCh allows very . CHECK FUNCTION OF GUARD BEFORE EACH fast and easy access when and if it becomes USE . REMOVE ALL DUST AND CHIPS FROM necessary to turf , the router " OFF " quicldy . GUARD AREA AS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN The key can be removed to render the GUARD FUNCTION , switcM inoperable to unauthorized people . 7 , NEVER PUT YOUR FINGERS UNDER THE 15 . ONCE GUARD IS INSTALLED FOR ROUTING , GUARD WHEN THE ROUTER IS PLUGGED IN . DO NOT REMOVE FOR ANY REASON . B , ALWAYS USE THE ROUTER TABLE FENCE MOUNT ROUTER TABLE FIRMLY AND SE - 16 . TO GUIDE THE WORK . DO NOT WORK CURELY TO A WORK SURFACE BEFORE USE . FREEHAND . FAILURE TO DO SO COULD CAUSE TABLE TO When using the pilot type bits , keep the fences as TIP OVER OR SLIDE DURING OPERATION RESULTING tN PROPERTY DAMAGE AND / OR close to the pilot aspossible to provide additional backup ' and additional guidance and to avoid " SERIOUS BODILY INJURY , chances of an accident and possible personal 17 . WARNING injury . BEFORE MAKING ANY CUT , UNPLUG ROUTER = AND MAKE ABSOLUTELY SURE THAT THE ALWAYS USE THE STARTING PIN AND GUARD CLEARS THE ROUTER BIT AND IS PILOTED BITS FOR FREE HAND ROUTING FUNCTIONING NORMALLY . IRREGULAR SHAPED WORKPIECES . 18 . WARNING : 10 , ALWAYS FEED AGAINST THE ROTATION OF ROUTER VIBRATIONS SOMET ; MES CAN THE CUTTER WHEN ROUTING ON THE CAUSE FASTENERS FOR THE TABLE , THE - : ROUTER TABLE , ROUTER AND THE UNITI2ED FENCE TO GET LOOSEI PERIODICALLY CHECK FASTENERS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE TIGHT AND SECURE .
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INTRODUCTION How otlen have you needea a large guiclingsurface on a e , Dust collecting attachment for most shop vac hook muter table ? Your Sears Craftsman Industrial Router ups . Table wilh Unitized Fence comes with : To increase the work surface of your muter table , " Sears a . A unique 4 " high unitized fence designed to Craftsman 925212 Industrial Roular Table Extensions " assist end grain routingfor making tenons , are available as an optional produ = from Sears , sliding dovetails and tongue and groove joims along with most edge and lace culling operations . In order to simplify handling and minimize any damage that might occur during shipment , your new rouler table b . A specially designed pusM block witMquick clamp for is packaged unassembled . We know you are anxious to back up and clamp ; rig boards up to 4 " wictthfor end see w _ al your new tool will do , but a few minutes spent grain routing . now carefully reading the following instructions , will result in less frustration and more enjoyable operation c . An accurate and quick adjusting jointing fence adjust - later . able to proper jointing depth of cut . Start by checking and accounting for all the loose paMs . d . A unitized lence designed to enable routing opera - If any parrs are missing , contact your local Sears retail or tions like grooving ; Iluting ; veining : crown molding etc . catalog outlet for replacement . up to 2 V2 " away lrom the edge toward the middle of the board . UNPACKING AND CHECKING CONTENTS WARNING : YOU MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS COMPLETELY BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ASSEMBLE AND OPERATE YOUR ROUTER AND ROUTER TABLE . ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLY OF TABLE 1 . Turn _ he table upside clown . 2 . Place one of the table legs al one end of the table as shown in Figure 1 . 3 . Insert the # 10 - 32 x % truss heacl screws through the table lop and leg . Six are required for each leg . FIGURE 1 .
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screw . The lock washers should be against the four # 10 - - 32 stop nuts 1osecure the throat plate to inside ol the leg . the table , as shown in Figure 5 . Tighten securely . 5 . Repeat for the remaining leg . 8 . Turn the table righl side up and tighten all 12 screws and nuls with a wrench or pliers . ASSEMBLY OF THROAT PLATE TO TABLE 1 . Assernl31e four # 10 - 32 x % panhead screws and four # I 0 - 32 Stop FIGURE 5 . # 10 - 32 stop nuts to table as shown in Figure 2 , NOTE : After a low turns of the screw , resistance of further turning wilt be experienced - - - this is normal . Do not tighten completely : just enough so screws protrude through nut . # 10 - 32 Stop nut Top of Talkie MOUNTING ROUTER TO TABLE ALWAYS UNPLUG ROUTER BEFORE MOUNTING ( The table is designed to accept most Sears Craftsman Routers . However , i1will accommodate other brancls with bases up to 7 " in diameter by properly aligning , drilling and countersinking the required mounting holes # 10 - 32 x % Panhead into the thrcat plate ) . Screw ATTACHING SEARS ROUTERS WITH THREE HOLE 2 . Place the throat plate into 1he large opemng in the BASE PLATES table . The position of three small holes must be as shown in Figure 3 . 1 . Remove the router base plate ( back plate ) from the router , and put base plate an _ screws in a convenient Three Small place for storage . Large Hole Holes 2 . While holding the router upside down , position il to the underside of the throat plate , as shown in Figure 6 , L oOo _ _ o . 0oo _ LJ . _ _ uF - IOEOEOE FIGURE 3 . 3 . While pressing sown on the lhroal plate , gradually turn the screws inward or outward until the throat plale is level with the taOle lop . Throat plate must be ; stable ; thai is , it musl rest on all lout screws and not . " rock " when pressure is al : _ lied . Refer to Flours . 4 . ' I FIGURE 6 . i f [ Throat Plate " . . . . . . . . . " FIGURE 4 .
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3 . RotatetherouteruntilthethreemountingI ' _ oleisnthe In st _ p 4 , use the three _ / ' _ s - 18x ! " long flathead screws router base lineup with three af4he holes in the throat provided . These screws are black in color . plate . ( It will be helpful il you orient the router such Ihat you can easily reach the ONIOFF switch from the front of the table . Sears Craftsman 925090 Router ATTACHING OTHER BRANDS OF REUTERS Table Switch Package provides easy access to ON / OFF button ) . NOTE : Reuters having a total overall height of 13 . inches or less and a base diameter of 7 inches 4 , Insert three # 10 - 32 x = t6 " long flat head machine or less can be accommodated . screws ( provided ) through holes in the throat plate and tighten securely , into the router base . See Figure 7 , 1.11 the throal plate I _ as already been assembled to the table , remove it , IF NOT , proceed wilh step 2 . # 10 - 32 x 3 / € 2 . Place the throe1 plate on a flat surface so that the Flat Head Screws Table Top locations of the holes are shown as in Figure 3 . 3 . Place the router upside down next to the throat plate so that the handles are aligned as shown in Figure 8 . 4 . Remove the base from the rouler , set aside the screws , and place the base plate on the lhroat plate . NOTE : DO NOT FLIP OR ROTATE THE BASE PLATE WHEN DOING THIS . 5 . Posilion the base plate so the hole in the base plata is centere _ with the hole in the throat plate . It may be \ necessary to relate the base plate slightly so Ihal no hole in the plate line - ups with a hole in 1he throat Router plate • Tab ! e Front FIGURE 7 . ATTACHING SEARS ROUTER MODEL NO . 27504 Proceed as with three hole base elate reuters exceot ; as in = . tap _ , line uptrie lout : large threacted holes in the router base with the four la . ri3e counler _ unk hi31 _ s in lh _ ith £ oat . platel NOTE : Router willlin _ u . pein one position on . ly . i In step 4 , use the four large 1 " long ( MS x 25 Metric ) flathead screws provided . These screws are silvery in color . i ' ; . " : FIGURE 8 . ATTACHING SEARS ROUTER MODEL NOS , 27505 AND 27506 6 , Mark the - positionOf tile . mounting holes On the base Proceed _ as with three hole base plate touters exoeptas plate with a pencil or felt tip marker . That is , the base _ follows : plate is being used as a temp ! ate to locale the holes on the lhroal plate . ! n step & ! ! ne - up me three t arge ; threa _ ec ! holes in the 7 . Select a drill bll with a diameter that is the same as or r . o _ terhaae . wi . tl3the , three , correspond ng lare counter - sunk holes in the throat plate lhat rnalch . slightly Digger than the head of the screw which . held the base plate on the router . ( Reler to Step 4 above . ) " NOTE : Router will lineup in one position only . _ S
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NOTE : It l _ e head of the screw is " V - shaped " you wltl be countersinking . With lhe desired bit in the , ' outer , select a throat plate insert with a center h01e slightly larger than the diameter ff the head of the screw is net " V - shaped " you of the router bit , NOTE : For bits 1 - = / _ " diameler and will be counterboring larger , do nol use an Insert . 8 . Countersink or counterbore holes into the throat plate to a depth so the heads of the screws are WARNING : Do not use bits having diameters larger slightly below the top surface of the throat plate . than 2 " . 9 . Now select a drill bitwith a diameter thai is lhe same The throat plate inserts are designed to be snapped into as or slightly bigger than the threads on the screws . tr _ e throat plate . Slide the large tang under the edge of Drill holes through the throat plate at the previously the large hole in the throat piate as shown in Figure 9 . countersunk or counterbored holes . Use care so drill Using your thumb , press down on the insert until the goes through the centers of these holes . small tang snaps into position . 10 . Assemble the throat plate to the table as described in a previous section . 11 . Assemble the router to the throat plate as de - scribed above using the screws thai held the To remove the insed , place the point of a small screw - base plata to the router . Put the base plate in a driver into the slot ( with the small tang ) and pry the insert convenient location for storage . out of the throat plate . SELECTING AND INSTALLING THROAT PLATE INSERTS Use Screwdriver to Remove Table Insert Use thumb pressure to snap table inserl imo positbn \ ( Throat plate inserl FIGURE 9 ,
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ASSEMBLY OF UNITIZED FENCE WARNING : BEFORE ASSEMBLING AND AT'rACI _ . You will observe as you face the front of the lab _ e , that ING UNITIZED FENCE TO TABLEs MAKE SURE THAT ROUTER IS UNPLUGGED AND THE BIT IS BELOW on the right side of the table top there are two round holes approximately = / = " in diameter , and on the left THE TOP SURFACE OF THE TABLE . side , tha _ a is a 4 " long slol . These are used to attach the fence to the table , ASSEMBLY OF JOINTING FENCE TO UNITIZED For all edge cutting and end cutting operations , attach FENCE fence using the front hole and the slot . See Figures 11 and 12 for available fence adjustment on either side of 1 . Slide joinling fence through rectangular opening in the the muter bit center . cavity , provided on the unitized fence ( V - guide on the unit _ . ed fence will slide in the V - guide on the under side of jointing fence ) . See Figure 10 . 2 . Insert 1 / , - 20 x 1 " long hex head bott through Ihe hole in the unilized fence ( from the underside ) and the slot in the jointing fence . 3 . While holding the head of the boil in the hex recess on the underside of unitized fence , place a flat washer over the bolt and screw small % - 20 knob on bolt . When knob is loosened , the jointlng fence can slide back and forth in the cavity for proper jointing adjustment . FIGURE 11 . FIGURE 10 . ATTACHMENT OF UNITIZED FENCE ASSEMBLY TO TABLE ALWAYS UNPLUG ROUTER BEFORE ATTACHING FENCE TO OR REMOVING tT FROM TABLE ,
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2 . IJepenamg upon Ine roulsng operalton , insert one ol Farallroutingoperationasway from edge on the unaer - the " 2 - 20 x 1 _ / 4 ' ' long carnage belts through one ot side of workpiece , suctl as Gn3oving , Fluting , Veining , Crown Molding , etc . , at ! act1f : ence using back hole and the holes on the right side o ! the of the table top ( from the underside ) and the short slot in the fence . Make the slot . See Figures 13 and 14 for avaitable fence sure square ol belt Fr _ sinto square recess in table . adjustment from the router bit center . , While hotding the bolt in place , install a _ ! : _ " I . D . flat washer and a large 1 / , - 20 knob onto the belt to loosely secure the fence to the table . 4 . Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for table slot and fence slot on lhe left side of the table . ASSEMBLY OF PUSH BLOCK 1 , Screw the small end of clamp rod into threaded hole in clamp plate until the plate bottoms on it's shoulder ( make sure clamp is oriented such that letter " ( 3 " is FIGURE 13 , facing outwards as shown in Figure 16 . . Tightly secure clamp plate to clamp rod using V4 " helical lock washer and a hex nut . , Insert the opposite threaded end of clamp rod lhrough hole in push block arid install a flat washer and a wing nut onto it . ( Refer to Figure 16 . ) 21 / 2 FIGURE 14 . 1 / , ¢ Helical Lock Washer 5 / i , a " Flat end Washer 1 . Assemble unitized fence assembly to table as shown in Figure ! 5 . Push Block Cramp Rod Clamp Plate FIGURE 16 . WARNING ; ROUTER VIBRATIONS SOMETIMES CAN CAUSE V4 - 28 HEX NUT AND CLAMP PLATE TO GET LOOSEt PERIODICALLY CHECK FASTENERS AND CLAMP PLATE TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE TIGHT AND SECURE . \ ' Figure iS
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ASSEMBLY GUARD TO UNITIZED FENCE MOUNTING PUSH BLOCK ASSEMBLY ON UNITIZED FENCE 1 . Assemble guard to unilized fence as shown in Fiqure 19 . Clamp plate when free , Ides to swing in the direction of arrow due to _ ' s weight . ( See Figure 17 . ) 2 . Press one of Ihe lh " push nuts onto one end of the lk " Diameter x 2 " he ' long pivot pin . ( It may be necessary to tap il onto pin with a hammer ) . 3 . Position the guard on the fence so the holes in the guard line up with the hole infence . 4 , Insert pivot pin through holes . 5 . Press remaining 1 / , . push nut onto the other end of the pivot pin . 1 ! 4 " x 2 " / _ # Pivot Pin - . . - _ 1 ! 4 ' Push Nut 1 / 4 " Push NLI _ _ ] I FIGURE 17 , . Mount push block assembly on the unitized fence by supporting clamp plate against the face of the lence ( Figure lB . ) and aligning retaining rib on push block with tl _ groove inthe lace of unlti : , e _ fence . ( See Figures 17 and lB . ) FIGURE 19 . 2 . Slide push block assembly back and forth along entire 6 . Pivct guard back and forth a few times to make sure length of unitized fence to see that it slides freely . that it moves freely . NOTE : a . Remove dust and chips from sliding surfaces NOTE : Once the guard has been { nstalled , do not of push block and unitized fence as needed to remove it for any reason . maintain good stidingmotion . DUST COLLECTING ATTACHMENT h . Occasional application of furniture spray wax on the sliding surfaces ONLY of 1he PUSH Unitized fence is provided with a hookup for most Sears BLOCK will greatly improve the sliding Craftsman 21Iz " hose diameter vacs . motion . Attach 21 / z ' ' hose nozzle as shown in Figure 20 . FOR ROUTING ON ENDS ( TENONS , SLIDING DOVE - TAILS , ETC . ) THE WORKPIECE IS HELD AGAINST FACE OF UNITIZED FENCE AND CLAMPED BE - TWEEN CLAMP PLATE AND SURFACE " S " OF PUSH BLOCK . ( SEE FIGURE 18 . ) Surfaces " S " of Unitized Fence FIGURE 18 , ClampPlate 1,0
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B . TO SEARS LEG SET # 22235 NOTE : OPERATING ROUTER TABLE WITHOUT USE OF WETJDRY VAC MAY RtS _ SULTIN EXCESSIVE Assemble lag set as directed by the inslructions COLLECTION OF SAWDUST AND CHIPS UNDER THE included with the leg set . FENCE AND THE GUARD . REMOVE DUST AND CHIPS FROM UNDER Title 1 . Place the router lable on the assembled leg set wilh GUARD AND THE FENCE AS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN the muter table base flush with the front of the leg set , GUARD AND FENCE FUNCTION . MAKE SURE THE The holes in the base of the muter table should align ROUTER IS TURNED OFF AND THE BIT IS NOT with holes in the leg set as shown in figure 22 . ROTATING WHEN DOING THIS . KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN . MOUNTING THE ROUTER TABLE 2 . Secure the router table with hardware provided in the leg set . THE ROUTER TABLE MUST ALWAYS BE FIRMLY AND SECURELY MOUNTED TO A WORK SURFACE BEFORE USE . FAILURE TO DO SO COULD CAUSE TABLE TO TIP OVER OR SLIDE RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE ANDIOR SERIOUS PERSONAL INJU RY . A . TO A WORK SURFACE Each leg has three slotted holes at the bottom for mounting . Firmly secure router table to work surface , using appropriate lasleners ( not provided ) as shown in Figure 21 . The stots are V4 " wide x % " long and will accommodate screw sizes up to # ' 12 . Table Leg FIGURE 22 . Work Surface O ! FIGURE 21 . For added versatility , secure tho tabl _ - to a piece of V = ' ; or thicker plywood which can - be " C " clamped to your work surface : 11
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ASSEMBLY OF MITER GAUGE - " The unitized fence on your table is providecl as a guide against which the workpiece should be held for accurac'y in routing . Free hand routing ( not holding work _ againsl Assemble prolractor head to miter bar as shown in the fence ) is hazardous and should be strictly avoided Figure 23 . without piloted muter blts . ADJUSTING DEPTH AND HEIGHT OF CUT Knob Rolate the guard upward in order to have lull access to Protractor Head _ " the router bit for making adjustments ; select a board that is smoeth with it's edges true to each other and it's . O4 - - # 10 Fie ! Wasiqer yh surfaces and : _ # 10 - 32 x _ h ¢ Pan . Mark lines " A " and " B " on the end ol this board . Line " A " for desired depth of cut ( amount of material you v _ . , " Hea _ Screw want to remove ) and line " B " for desired cutUng 3 / 16 " Die . x 5 / 8 ' Groove € I _ Pointer height . See Figure 25 , Pin ( assembled ) Mitre Bar i . Clamp this board against the face of the fence with # 10 - 24 x 3 / _ , C , arriage - . . _ _ _ t _ - - # 10.32 Hex Nut edge resting on table top and end marked with lines Bolt " A " and " B " close to the bit . See Figure 25 , ( MAKE SURE ROUTER IS UNPLUGGED WHEN CLAMPING FIGURE 23 . BOARD AND MAKING ADJUSTMENTS ) . ALIGNMENT OF UNITIZED FENCE TO MITER BAR SLOT 1 . Measure distance from each end of unitized fence to edge " E " of miter bar slot on the table as shown in Figure 24 . If both distances are the same , the fence is parallel to miter bar slot . If not , loosen large knobs and adjust fence accordingly . Tighten both knobs . 2 . Position miter gauge on fable as shown in Figure 24 . Edge E . . . . , , , £ . . . . • - \ - - - - " - ' _ Z _ le _ JI ! _ " _ ; ' _ FIGURE 25 . - IC3D FIGURF 24 . 3 . Loosen bolh larg _ knobs that allow movement of fence and move forward and backward until outer - OPERATION most cutting edge of router bit is aligned with line " A " , Tighlen both knobs . WARNING : ALWAYS UNPLUG THE ROUTER BE - FORE MAKING ANY SETTING , ADJUSTMENTS , OR CHANGING BITS . 12
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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 f - - - - ' _ IN THE ROUTER CHUCK , AND ROUTER BASE IS TIGHTLY SECURED TO TABLE TOP . Feed workpiece in - _ I directioonfarrow " ] 5 . Remove the 13oardfrom the lence and lower the guard to operating position . Guard not shown for Jo ' , ntin Fence reasons of ctadty WARNING : DO NOT OPERATE ROUTER IF ANY PART OF THE BIT CONTACTS THE GUARD . FIGU RE 26 . NOTE : Workpiece to be routed could be substituted for , 6 . Repeat the test cut on the scrap wood with guard with scrap board when making adjustment . down . USING ROUTER TABLE AS JOINTER ( FULL EDGE 7 , The router table is now ready for use . CUTTING ) NOTE : For best jointing results , take very shallow cuts : For maximum strength and accuracy , boards to be ' / = = " or tess . jointed together should be smooth and true . The edges should be true 1o the workpiece surface . You can true USING ROUTER TABLE FOR EDGE CU'I'i'ING - - the edges on your router table using a straight bit . with non - piloted bits : 1 . Check to see if face of jointing fence is fluslq wilh the 1 . Position the jointing fence such that it's face is flush face of unitized fence . If not , loosen small knob on with the face of unitized fence Tighten small knob on jointing fence and adjust . Tighten knob on jointing jointing fence . See Figure 27 . fence . [ - - Dep _ of cut . . _ _ 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 . f 0 i , I IIk , . . . . . . _ _ - . . . . . . . . . . . . . - . - . - . - . _ . I . ( _ _ I _ , : I _ . _ _ . . . , . . : - . . . , _ _ . . . . - , - , - - . _ . - - _ _ - - . . . + - _ . . . _ , - - . . . 2 . _ Adju . stdeplh o1 ' cut ( material you wa _ Ttq remove ) and , router biFheight as described previously for Figure 2,5 . _ ] . . . . . _ - - - ' - - - ' _ - - ' w " i _ ghl ! y secure the fenc _ and the router as described I ! i qlCCI IC ] Co ] ° , o , o , o , . o . ] ! o0 : before . ( MAKE SURE ROUTER IS UNPLUGGED I . jl _ _ l - - - qr - q'r - ' T ' - - I dire _ ion of arrow ] ' : WHI _ N MAKING ADJUSTMENTS ) 4 _ _ Guard not shown for 3 . Lower guard to operating position . reasons of clarity FIGURE 27 , 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 " 8 , Adjust depthpf cut ( material you want toremove ) & nd NOT . E : Feed work against the rotationol the cutter ( in router bit heighl as described be ! ore . Tighten both the direction shown byarow in Figu _ e 26 ] . large , knobs lqloclf fence on table . Tightly secure , the r _ Ju , tei ( . MAK _ Su _ E RCUTER IS UNPLUGGED , ' 5o Lo0 _ en knob on , jeinting fence arid move it out , flush WHEN MAKING ADJUSTMENTS ) . against ! be finished edge ; o'tscrap . wo , od . Retigl ! ten the ' t _ hOb ' _ Siee Fiaure 26 . 3 . Lo _ , e [ guard to opera'dag : posilion .
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NOTE : The push block , and clamp plate asser _ bly will 4 . Test cut a piece of scrap wood : to make sure adjust not accommodate workpieces wider _ han 4 " , menls are satistaclory . EXAMPLE : CUTTING TENONS NOTE : Feed work against the rotation of 1he cutter ( in the direction shown by the arrow in Figure 27 ) , 1 , Make ¢ erlain thai jointing fence is locked inposition with its lace flush with that ol unitized fence . ' 5 . The router table is now ready for use . 2 . Mount push block assembly on unitized fence as shown before in Figures 17 and 18 . with piloted bits : When bits withpilots are used to control the cutting 3 . Install proper table inserl into the throat plate hole , depth : , Mark lines " A " and " B " on the edge of the workpiece 1 . Position Ihe jointing fence in the same manner as with close to the end to be cut . Line " A " foR FULL DEPTH non - piloted bits . OF CUT ( total amount of material you want to re move ) and line " B " for FULL DESIRED HEIGHT OF 2 . Move the unitized fence back only enough to permit TENON . See Figure 29 the pilot lo control the cutting depth . Positioning the unitized fence as close to the pilot as possible will Clamp Plate serve as abakcup and will help to prevent chances of Line B an accident , and possible personal injury , See Workpiece side flush Figure 28 . against face of unitized lence Wing Nut - Depth of cut Line A Top culting edge Face of fence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - _ : _ htl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . q . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Push block LJL F - lrqDlll ooo . o , , o , ooo , o Outermosl J J _ " IF - - q [ - ] ] : - J : direction of arrow culling edge Guard not shown for Throat plate reasons of clarity FIGURE 28 . Max . widlh 4 " Edge of throat hole FIGURE 29 . 3 . Lower guard to operating posilion . , Position workpiece between clamp plate and push block so that Its side is hetcl flush against face of the unitized fence , the end ! o be cut is resting on the USING ROUTER TABLE FOR END CUTTING edge of the throat plats hole and edge marked with lines " A " and " B " is facing ro _ er bit . Clamp work WARNING : END CUTTING IS PERFORMED WITH piece in this position by snugly tightening the wing THE GUARD ROTATED BACK SO THAT IT DOES nut on clamp rod while making sure that clamp plate NOT COVER THE BIT . THEREFORE , EXTREME stays oriented on workpiece , as shown in Figure 29 . CARE MUST BE TAKEN WHEN END CUTTING , SO MAKE SURE ROUTER IS UNPLUGGED WHEN THAT YOUR FINGERS , HANDS , OR ANY OTHER POSITIONING AND CLAMPING WORKPIECE AND PART OF YOUR BODY DOES NOT CONTACT THE MAK ! NG ADJUSTMENTS , BIT WHICH CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS BODILY INJURY . NOTE : Tighten wing nut just enough to clamp work t piece in posilion . OVERTIGHTENING wing null When routing on end _ , of workpiece Ior making tenons , could cause binding in the sliding motion of sliding dovetail . s and tongueand groove joints , lhe push block , which in turn may result in varia - workpiece musl be made smooth with beth edges and tions and ! or steps in the finished tenon surface ends made true to each olher and its surfaces . when cut . See Figure 32 .
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k in the same manner as in step 5 above , except unitized fence and the muter as described before so edge of workpiece sl _ ould be held flush against that outer most curling edge of bit is aligned witll Ilne face of fence and end to be cut should be resting " A " and top cutting edge ol bit Is aligned with llne on edge of throat plate hole . See Figure 31 . Repeat " B " . See Figure 29 . Tightly secure the fence and the steps 7 , 8 , 9 , and 10 . router as describea belore in ADJUSTING DEPTH AND HEIGHT OF CUT . Edge workpiece flush _ _ . agains _ face of unitized 7 . Slide push block and therefore workpiece back to ence the position as shown in Figure 30 . 3poeite side Edge " E " _ E Throat Plate Insert _ End of tenon FIGURE 31 . NOTE : When cutting tenons , always clamp workpiece with end to be cut resting on edge of throat plate hole . This will minimize steps in finished tenon surtace due lo variations in the table top Ilatness . ( Refer tc Figure 32 . ) WHEN ROUTING , ALWAYS FEED AGAINST THE ROTATION OF THE CU'Fi'ER . FEED WORKPIECE IN THE DIRECTION SHOWN BY THE ARROW . SEE FIGURE 24 . 8 . Turn router and shop vac " ON " . While holding push - . _ . . block and GUIDING WORKPIECE AGAINST FENCE with both hands and FINGERS ( Figure 30 ) 1 / [ ! _ ) / ( ' / i 1 _ ' " Steps in finished AT A SAFE DISTANCE FROM SPINNING BIT , feed the work , piece across tile bit to make FULL DEPTH OF CUT IN ONE PASS . ( DO NOT STOP FEEDING UNTIL WORKPIECE IN FAR ENOUGH PAST SPINNING BIT ) . NOTE : Always cut full depth on all four sides of tenon in one pass across the bit . NOTE : Clamp and test cut a piece of scrap wood to check your adjustments belore making your USING ROUTER TABLE FOR OPERATIONS AWAY finished cut . FROM EDGE ON THE UNDERSIDE OF WORKPIECE SUCH AS GROOVING , FLUTING , VEINING , ETC . 9 . T _ m muter and shop vac " OFF " . Unclamp work piece , and slide push 131oc _ back . ALWAYS UNPLUG THE ROUTER BEFORE MAKING ANY SETTING , ADJUSTMENTS , OR CHANGING BITS 10 . Position and clamp the opposite side of workpiece in t _ e same manner as described in Step 5 ( make WHEN ROUTING , At . WAYS FEED AGAINST THE sure " the wing nut is tight just enougtl to clamp ROTATION CF THE CUTTER . FEED WORKPIECE IN workp = ece in position and end to be cut is resting on THE DIRECTION OF ARROW ! N FIGURE 34 . the edge o ! throat plate hole ) . Repeat steps 7 , 8 , and 9 . 15 .
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USING ROUTER TABLE WITHOUT THE UNITIZED For maximum accuracy , one edge of your workpiece FENCE ( edge sliding againsl the fence ) - rhust be true and slraight . Set up your fence as follows : WARNING : ROUTING WITHOUT THE UNITIZED 1 . Raise guard and rest it against the back o ! the FENCE AND THUS THE GUARD COULD CAUSE vacuum outlet . ACCIDENTS AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY , EXTREME CARE MUST BE TAKEN FOR THIS . * 2 . Position the fence behind tile rouler bit for the desired ROUTING OPERATION , cutting depth ( the distance of the cut from the edge of Ihe workpiece , as shown in Figure 33 ) . 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 I REMOVED FROM THE TABLE . Router Cut 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 ) . Door FIGURE 35 NOTE : Test cut a piece of scrapwood before making your finish cut . Feed workpiece in the direction of arrow ( Refer to Figure 34 ) . If the workpiece I _ eing cut is between _ e cutter and the operator , then feecl from RIGHT TO LEFT as shown in Figure 36 . i FIGURE 34 NOTE : When routing deep cuts ( conlro _ ed by router bit } in a workpiece , remove material in increments to prevent your muter from overloading . Repeat FIGURE 36 operation wilh several passes until the desired deplh is achieved . 16
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II I1t1 : 1 % . 4 . . ILLI ; Jt I , , ' _ _ IIVI ; Illl ! . 1111 ; I L . II _ . II ; ; II . II , . _ / I I0 . , I _ . I l _ l _ . - J . - _ s | _ t , , . ' _ being cut , then feed from LEFT TO RIGHT as stlown in away from the _ arting pin , as shown by position # 3 i _ Figure 37 . Figure 39 . 6 . At this point , the piloted router bit is acting as a guide and not the slatting pin . Feed the workplace against ' the rotatior , of cutter unlil the complete edge of the workpiece has been cut . Then slide workplace away / Irom cutter . Starting Pin Workpiece Position # 3 Position # 2 FIGURE 37 K @ SDSC3EIN FREE ROUTING IRREGULARLY SHAPED WORK PIECES CZtl " IIIIZ E ] IZ EZ i FIGURE 39 For routing irregularly shaped work pieces , a starting pin is provided . The starting pin is used for " free - routing " witl _ piloted bits only , It Is not used for any other operation described In this manual . PROTRACTOR ' 1 Remove the fence from the table . Your protractor will sorve as a handy aid when extra suppo 2 . Thread starting pin into tapped hole in the throat is needed for routing sma ! l workpieces or e _ s o1 ' large plate , as shown in Figure 38 , and tighten securely . workpieces . See Figure 40 . 3 . To free route with starting pin , orient workpiece on table top against starting pin , as shown by position # 1 in Figure 38 . Workplace sl _ ould not contact cutter . Fence 4 . Gradually swing workplace contacting pilot , swing B _ workpiece against tt _ ecutter unti1111ocomplete edge of the work piece has been cut . Then slide workpieca . away from cutter . Starting J ° in Protractor worl , ; piece Position # 2 Position # 1 / Workpiece / Figure 40 / NOTE : , FOR ALL ROUTING OPERATIONS REQUIR - ING USE OF , MITER GALIGE ALONG WITH THE EENCE , BE SURE TO ALIGN FENCE _ , _ ITHMITER ' BAR SLOT - BEFORE MAKING ANy : CUTS . SEE FIGURE 24 . 17
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