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Owner's Manual 10 in . COMPOUND MITER SAW Double Insulated Model No . 315.2121 O0 Save this manual for future reference • Safety • Features CAUTION : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operatingof • Adjustments Instructions before first use • Operation this product , • Maintenance Customer Help Line : 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 • Parts List Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page : www . sears com / craftsman 972000 - 578 NRTL / C 8 - 98
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• Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Warranty and Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Rules For Safe Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 6 • Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 • ProductSpecificationsand Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 • Labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 • Loose Parts and Tools Needed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 • Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 - 12 • Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 - 19 • Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 - 26 • Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 - 28 • ExplodedView and Repair Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 - 37 • Parts Ordedng / Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY If this productfails due to a defect in material or workmanshipwithinone year from the date of purchase , Sears will repair it free of charge . Contact a Sears Service Center for repair . If this productis used for commercialor rental purposes , thiswarranty appliesonly for 90 days from the date of purchase . This warranty givesyou specificlegal dghts , and you may also have other rightswhich vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Yoursaw has many features for makingcuffing _ IL CAUTION : Carefullyread throughthisentire owner's manual : beforeusingyour new saw . Pay operationsmore pleasant and enjoyable . Safety , performanceand dependabilityhave been giventop closeattentionto the Rules For Safe Operation , pdodtyihthe design of this saw making it easy to and all Safety Alert SymbolsincludingDanger , maintainand operate , Warningand Caution . If you use your saw properlyand onlyfor what it is intended , you will enjoyyears of safe , reliable service . , _ Look for this symbol to point out important safety precautions . It means attentionlH Your safety is involved . _ lb WARNING : The operationof any powertool can resultin foreignobjects beingthrowninto your eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Before beginningpower tool operation , always wear safety gogglesor safety glasseswith side shieldsand a full face shield when needed . We recommendWide _ sion Safety Mask for use over eyeglassesor standardsafety glasses with side shlel ( Js , available at Sears Retail Stores . : 2
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Thepurposeof safetysymbolsIsto attractyourattention to possible dangers . The safety symbols , and the explanations with them , deserve your careful attention and understanding . The safety warnings do not by themselves eliminate any danger . The Instructions or warnings they give are not substitutes for proper accident prevention measures . SYMBOL MEANING SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL : & Indicatesdanger , warningor caution . • ey be used in conjunctionwith other symbolsor picto - graphs . DANGER : Failure to obey a safetywaming will resultin sedous injuryto yoursefforto others . A Alwaysfollowthe safetyprecautionsto reduce the dsk of tire , electricshockand personalinjury . WARNING : Failureto obey a safety waming can resultInsadous injuryto yourseffor to others . A Alwaysfollowthe safety precautionsto reducethe dskof fire , electdcshockand personal injury . CAUTION : Failureto obey a safety waming may resultIn propertydamage or personal injuryto & yoursefforto others . Alwaysfollowthe safety precautionsto reducethe flsk of fire , electricshock and personal injury . NOTE : Advisesyou of informationor instructionsvitalto the operationor maintenanceof the equipment . DOUBLE INSULATION IMPORTANT Double insulationis a concept insafety , inelectric Servicingrequiresextreme care and knowledgeof the systemand shouldbe performed only by e qualified power tools , which eliminatesthe need forthe usual thrae - wiragroundedpower cord . All exposed metal sawica technician . For servicewe suggestyou retum partsare isolatedfromintemal metal motor the tool to your nearest Sears storefor repair . Always componentswith protectinginsulation . Double use odginalfactoryreplacementparts whenservicing . insulatedtoolsdo not need to be grounded . KEEP THE WORK AREA CLEAN . Clutteredwork _ k WARNING : Do notattempt to operate thistool untilyou have read thoroughlyand understand areas and work benches invite accidents . DO completelyall instructions , safety rules , etc . NOT leave tools or pieces of wood on the saw contained inthis manual . Failure to complycan while it is in operation . result in accidents involvingfire , electdcshock , • DO NOT USE IN DANGEROUS ENVIRON - or seriouspersonal injury . Save owner's manual and reviewfrequently forcontinuingsafe MENTS . Do not usa powertools near gasolineor operation , and instructingothers who may use other flammable liquids , in damp or wet locations , thistool . or expose them to rain . Keep the work area well lit . READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY . All KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL . Read the owner's visitorsshould wear safety glasses and be kepta safe distancefromwork area . Do not let visitors manual carefully . Learn the saw's applications and limitationsas well as the specific potential contact tool or extensioncord while operating . hazards related to this tool • MAKE WORKSHOP CHILD - PROOF with pad - GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK BY locksand master switches , or by removingstarter PREVENTING BODY CONTACT WITH keys . GROUNDED SURFACES . For example ; pipes , • DO NOT FORCE THE TOOl - It will do the job radiators , ranges , refdgeratorenclosures . better and safer at the rate for which it was KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE and ingood working designed . order . • USE THE RIGHT TOOL . Do notforce the tool or REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND attachmentto do a job it was not designed for . WRENCHES . Get in the habit of checkingto see Don't use it for a purposenot intended . that hex keys and adjustingwrenches are removed from tool before fuming on saw .
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) USE THE PROPER EXTENSION CORD . Make function . Check for alignmentof movingpads , sure your extensioncord is in goodcondition . bindingof movingpart = = b , reakage of parts , When usingan extensioncord , be sureto use mountingand any other conditions that may one heavy enough to carrythe currentyour affect its operation . A guard or other part that is productwill draw . An undersizedcord will cause damaged must be propady repaired or replaced a drop in line voltage resultingin lossof power by a qualifiedservice technicianat a Sears store and overheating . A wire gage size ( A , W . G . ) of at to avoid dsk of personal injury . least 14 is recommendedfor an extensioncord NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNAT - 25 feet or less in length . If in doubt , use the next TENDED . TURN THE POWER OFF . Do not heavier gage . The smaller the gage number , the leave tool untilit comes to a complete stop . heavier the cord . M RRMLY CLAMP OR BOLT your miter sew to a INSPECT EXTENSION CORDS PERIODI - workbenchor table at approximatelyhip height . CALLY and replace if damaged . M USE ONLY CORRECT BLADES . Do not use DRESS PROPERLY . Do notwear loose clothing , blades with incorrectsize holes ; Never use blade gloves , neckties , dngs , bracelets , or other washersor blade bolts that are defec _ ve or jewelry . They can get caught and drew you into incorrect . The maximumblade capacity of your movingparts . Rubber gloves and nonsliptoot - saw is 10 in . wear are recommended whenworkingoutdoors . Ais0 wear protectivehair covedngto contain long KEEP BLADES CLEAN , SHARP AND WITH hair . SUFFICIENT SET . Sharp blades minimize stallingand kickback . ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES WITH DO NOT REMOVE THE SAW'S BLADE SIDE SHIELDS . Everydayeyeglasses have only I impact - resistantlenses ; they are NOT safety GUARDS . Never operate the sew with any guard glasses . or coverremoved . Make sure all guardsare operatingpropady before each use . PROTECT YOUR LUNGS . Wear a face or dust KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM CUTTING AREA . maskif the cuttingoparetlon is dusty , Keep handsaway fromblades . Do not reach PROTECT YOUR HEARING . Wear headng underneathwork or around or underthe blade protectiondudng extended padods of oparetion . while blade is rotating . Do notattempt to remove SECURE WORK . Use clamps ora vise to hold cut matedal when blade is moving . workwhen practical . I _ ssafer than usingyour hand and It frees both hands to operete tool . _ 1 = WARNING : Blade coastsafter turn off . DO NOT OVERREACH . Keep properfooting and balance at all times . DO NOT ABUSE CORD . Never yank cord to disconnectitfrom receptacle . Keep cord from MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE . Keeptools heat , oil , and sharp edges . sharp and clean for borer and safer pedor - M INSPECT TOOL CORDS PERIODICALLY and if manca . Follow instructionsfor lubricatingand changingaccassodes . damaged , have repairedby a qualifiedservice technicianat a Sears store . Stay constantly DISCONNECT ALL TOOLS . When not inuse , aware of cordlocationand keep it well away before servicing , or when changingattachments , from the rotatingblade . blades , bits , cutters , etc . , all toolsshouldbe disconnected . M USE OUTDOOR EXTENSION CORDS . When tool is used outdoors , use only extensioncords AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING . Be sure with approvedgroundconnection that are switchis off when pluggingin . intended for use outdoorsand so marked . USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES . The M DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT use of improperaccessoriesmay cause dsk of TURN IT ON AND OFF . Have defectiveswitches injury . replacedby a qualifiedservicetechnician at a Sears store . NEVER STAND ON TOOL . Sedous injurycould occur if the tool is tippedor ifthe blade is unln . - KEEP TOOL DRY , CLEAN , AND FREE FROM tanUonailycontacted . OIL AND GREASE . Alwaysuse a clean cloth CHECK DAMAGED PARTS . Before furtheruse when cleaning . Never use brake fluids , gasoline , petrolaum - based products , or any solventsto of the tool , a guard or other part that is damaged clean tool . shouldbe carefullychecked to determine that it willoperate properlyand performits intended 4
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) ALWAYS SUPPORT LONG WORKPIECES to NEVER reach to pickup a workpieca , a piece of scrap , or any _ ing else that is inor near the minimize riskof blade pinchingand kickback . Saw may slip , walk , or slide while cuffinglongor cuttingpathof the blade . heavy boards . AVOID AWKWARD OPERATIONS AND HAND BEFORE MAKING A CUT , BE SURE ALL POSITIONS where a sudden slip couldcause ADJUSTMENTS ARE SECURE . your hand to move into the blade . ALWAYS make sure you have good balance . NEVER GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK . Kickbackoccurs operate your mitersew on the flooror ina when the blade stalls rapidlyand workplaceis crouched position . driven back towardsthe operator , it can pullyour NEVER standor have any part of your body in hand intothe blade resultingin serious personal • line withthe path of the sew blade . injury . Stay out of blade path and turnswitchoff immediatelyif blade bindsor stalls . • ALWAYS release the power switchand allow the sew blade to stop rotatingbefore raisingit outof AVOID CUl'nNG NAILS . Inspectfor and remove all nails fromlumberbefore cutting . the workpiece . DO NOT TURN THE MOTOR SWITCH ON AND ALWAYS USE A CLAMP to securethe work - OFF RAPIDLY . This couldcause the sew blade piece when possible . to loosenand could creata a hazard . Should thla NEVER TOUCH BLADE or other movingparts ever occur , standclear and allow the sew blade dudng use . to come to a completestop . Disconnectyour sew NEVER START A TOOL WHEN THE BLADE IS from the power supplyand securely retlghtenthe IN CONTACT WITH WORKPIECE . Allow motor blade bolt . to come up to full speed before startingcut . REPLACEMENT PARTS . All repairs , whether MAKE SURE THE MITER TABLE AND SAW electricalor mechanical , shouldbe made by ARM ( BEVEL FUNCTION ) ARE LOCKED IN qualifiedservice technician at a Sears store . POSITION BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SAW . Lock the mitertable by securelytighteningthe , _ WARNING : When servicinguse only identicalr miter lock handle . Lockthe saw arm ( bevel Craftsman replacementparts . Use of any othe function ) by securely tighteningthe bevel lock parts may create a hazard or cause product knob . damage . NEVER USE A LENGTH STOP ON THE FREE NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMO - SCRAP END OF A CLAMPED WORKPIECE . SPHERE . Normalsparkingof the motor could NEVER holdonto or bindthe free scrap end of Ignitefumes . the workpiece in any operation . If a workclamp and length stopare usedtogether , they mustw NEVER leave the mitersew unattendedwhile both be installed on the same side of the se connected to a power source . table to prevent the sew fromcatchingthe loose POLARIZED PLUGS . To reduce the dsk of and and kickingup . electdcshock _ thistool has a polarized plug ( one NEVER cut morethan one piece at aurae . DO blade is wider thanthe other ) . This plugwill fit in NOT STACK more than one workpleceon the a poladzed outletonly one way . If the plugdoes sew table at a time . notfit fully in the outlet , reversethe plug . If it still does not fit , contacta qualifiedaiectdcian to NEVER PERFORM ANY OPERATION " FREE - installthe properoutlat . Do notchange the plug HAND " . Always place the workpiecato be cut on in any way . the miter table and positionit firmlyagainst the fence as a backstop . Always use the fence . IF ANY PART OF THIS MITER SAW IS MISS - ING or shouldbreak , bend , orfail in any way , or NEVER hand holda workpiscathat is too small should any electricalcomponent fail to perform to be clamped . Keep handsclear of the no hands properly , shutoff the power switch , removethe zone . mitersaw plugfrom the power source and have NEVER reach behind , under , or withinthree damaged , missing , or failed parts replaced inches of the blade and its cuttingpath with your before resumingoperation . hands and fingersfor any reason . DO NOT OPERATE THIS TOOL WHILE UN - DER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS , ALCOHOL , OR ANY MEDICATION . 5
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) MAKE SURE THE WORK AREA HAS AMPLE • ALWAYS STAY ALERT ! Do not allowfamiliarity • LIGHTING to see the workand that noobMtruc - ( gainedfrom frequent use of your saw ) to cause tions will interferewith safe operationBEFORE a careless mistake . ALWAYS REMEMBER that performingany work usingyour saw . a careless fraction of a second is sufficientto inflictsevere injuPJ . • ALWAYS TURN OFF SAW before disconnecting it , to avoid accidentalstartingwhen m - connect - ffi STAY ALERT AND EXERCISE CONTROL ing to power supply . Watch what you are doing and use common sense . Do not operate tool when you are tired , ffi SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS . Referto them Do not rush . frequently and use to instructother users . If you loan someone this tool , loan them these instruc - Miens also . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Set Arbor The distance that the tip of the sawblede toothis bent The shaft on which a blade or cuttingtool is mounted . ( or set ) outwardfrom the face of the blade . Bevel Cut I Throw - Back A cuttingoperationmade withthe blade at any angle Throwing of a workplecein a manner similarto a other than 90 " to the mitertable , kickback . Usuallyassociatedwith a cause other than Crosscut the kerf dosing , suchas a workpiscenotbeing A cuffingor shaping operation made across the grain against the fence , being droppedintothe blade , or of the workpiece . beingplaced inadvertentlyincontact withthe blade . Compound Miter Cut Through Sawing A compoundmitercut is a cut made usinga miter Anycuttingoperationwhere the blade extends angle and a bevel angle at the same time . completelythrough the thicknessof the workplace . Freehand Workplece Performinga cut without usinga fence , mitergage , The item on whichthe cuffingoperationis being done . fixture , work clamp , or other proper deviceto keep the The surfaces of a workplecaare commonly referredto workplecefromtwistingor movingdudng the cut . as faces , ends , and edges . Gum Zero Clearance Throat Plate A sticky , sap based residuefrom wood products , A plasticthroat plate insertedIn the mitertable that Mlter Cut allows for blade clearance . When : you make your first A cuttingoperationmade with the blade at any angle cut with your compound miter sew , the sew blade cuts other than 90 " to the fence . a slotthroughthe throat platethe exactwidth of the blade . This providesfor a zero clearance kerf that Resin minimizesworkpiscataar - out . A sticky , sap base substancethat has hardened . No Hands Zone Revolutions Per Minute ( RP • ) The area betweenthe markedlines onthe left and The number of turns completed by a spinningobject dght side of the mitertable base . This zone is inone minute . identifiedby no hands zone labels placed insidethe Saw Blade Path markedlines on the mitertable base . The area over , under , behind , or infront of the blade . As it appliesto the workplece , that area whichwill be , or has been , cut by the blade .
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BladeDiameter 10in . CuttingCapacitwyithMiterat0 ° / Beve0l ° : BladeArbor 5 / 8in . 5 - 3 / 4in.Wx 2 - 5 / 8in.T NoLoadSpeed 5000RPM MaximumCuttingCapacitwyithMiterat45 ° / Beve0l ° : 4 - 1 / 4in.Wx 2 - 5 / 8in.T Rating 120Volts6 , 0Hz - ACOnly Input 15Amperes MaximumCuttingCapacitwyithMiterat0 ° / Beve4l5 ° : 5 - 3 / 4in.Wx1 - 7 / 8in.T NetWeight 32Ibs . MaximumCuttingCapacitwyithMitear t45 ° / Bev4e5l ° : 4 - 1 / 4in.Wx 1 - 7 / 8in.T YourCompounMditerSawhasbeenshipped Do not discardthe packingmaterials untilyou completealyssembled except forthe blade , miterlock have carefully inspectedthe saw , identifiedall handle , and dust guide . loose parts , and setisfa _ odly operated your new saw . _ lb WARNING : If any parts are missing , do not • Your saw has been shippedwiththe saw arm operate thistool untilthe missingparts are locked inthe down position . To release sew arm , replaced . Failure to do so could result in possible push down on top of saw arm and pullout the lock serious porsonal injury . pin . See Figure 4 . • Liftthe saw arm by the handle . Hand pressure • Remove all loose partsfrom the carton . Separate shouldremain on the sew arm to prevent sudden and checkwith the listof loose parts . See Rgure 2 . rise upon release of the lock pin . • Remove the packingmaterialsfrom around your • Examine all partsto make sure no breakage or saw . damage has occurreddudng shipping . • Carefully liftsaw from the carton and place it on a If any parts are damaged or missing , do notattempt to level work surface . Althoughsmall , this sew is plugin the power cord andturn the switchon untilthe heavy . To avoid back injury , get help when damaged or missingparts are obtained and are needed . installedcorrectly .
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The followinglabels are on the miter sawwith loca - tions indicated . Restorelowerbladeguard andsecurelytightenscrew beforeuse e . See I DANGER : DO NOT REMOVE I ANY GUARD . USE OF SAW WITHOUT THIS GUARD WILL RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . A WARNING / ADVERTENCIA • ForyourmfMy , madownersmanualbeforeop4rallng ndtM Hw . • Wmr eyewOtocUo _ • KeepIvmdsoutof pareofmw blade . • DonotoplmD HW withoutguardsInplace . • Do notWslmmzmyoperationI _ Vam _ . • NevwnmchmmmdtheHW blade . • Turn . oilt _ l m _ lwznformw bladetostopbefore movingwodqdeceor © h _ , _ ng _ mllngL • Di . com _ t thesawfromthepowersomcebefore © hangingbladeorservicing . • Donotexposeto rainoruseindampplaces . • ParasuNguddad , leael manualdelustmzloantes deuMr I - sierraIngletadora . 10 inch Compound Miter Saw emllUEIllEJffBI _ RIPllllm1 _ MIIz J _ MI , Y 1 $ i WARNING : WHeNSeJMCINuOs , eONLYI _ , AL CRAFTSMANREPLACEMENTPARTS . MODEL 315 . ' _ 12100 S _ R . . _ ASSEMBLEIDNMmO ¢ O SEARS , ' / IOEBUCAKNOOC _ I I , Customer Help Line 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 Rg . 1 8
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ThefollowinigtemsareincludewdithyourCompounMditerSaw : • Saw Blade - 10 in . • 5 mm Hex Key Wrench • Miter LockHandle • 6 mm Hex Key Wrench • DustGuide • 8mmHexKeyWrench • Blade Wrench • Owner's Manual BLADEWRENCH SAWBLADE 8 mmHEXKEY 6mmHEXKEY DUSTGUIDE p O 5 mmHEXKEY MITERLOCKHANDLE Fig . 2 _ i , WARNING : The use of attachmentsoreccessodes notIlstad mightbe hazardousand could cause serious personal injury . The followingtools ( notincluded ) are needed for checking adjustmentsof your saw or for installingthe blade : % D 17mmCOMBINATIOWNRENCH 10mmCOMBINATIOWNRENCH FRAMINGSQUARE PHILUPSSCREWDRIVER
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CUTTING CAPACITIES KNOW YOUR COMPOUND MITER SAW When the miter angle ( miter table ) Is set at O ° and See Figure 3 . the bevel angle Is set at 0 ° : Your saw will cut materials up to a maximum of Before attemptingto use your saw , familiarizeyourself 5 - 3 / 4 in . wide X 2 - 5 / 8 in . thick . withall operatingfeatures and safety requirements . When the miter angle ( miter table ) Is set at 45 ° and WARNING : Do not allow familiaritywith your the bevel angle Is set at 0 ° : saw to make you careless . Remember that a Your saw will cut matsdalsup to a maximumof careless fractionof a second is sufficientto inflict 4 - 1 / 4 in . wide X 2 - 5 / 8 in . thick . severe injury . When the miter angle ( miter table ) Is set at O ° and 15 AMP MOTOR the bevel angle is set at 45 ° : Your saw will cut materials upto a maximumof Your saw has a powerful 15 amp motorwithsufficient 5 - 3 / 4 in . wide X 1 - 7 / 8 in . thick . power to handle toughcuttingjobs . It is made withall ball beadngs , and has extemally accessiblebrushes When the miter angle ( miter table ) Is set at 45 ° and for ease of servicing . the bevel angle is set at 45 ° : 10 in . BLADE Your saw will cut materials up to a maximum of 4 - 1 / 4 in . wide X 1 - 7 / 8 in . thick . A 10 in . saw blade is includedwithyour compound mitersaw . It will cut matedais up to 2 - 5 / 8 in . thick or 5 - 3 / 4 in . wide , dependingupon the thickness of the material and the settingat which the cut is being made . SWITCH L _ K _ LEVER UPPER BLADEGUAND SWITCHTRIGGER DUSTGUIDE BLADEGUARD BEVEL MITERTABLE LOCKKNOB ) HANDS ZONELABEL " NOHANDSZONE " ZEROCLEARANCE ' LATE LOCKPLATE MITER . CONTROLARM LOCKHANDLE Posmvz _ oP ( _ Fig . 3 10
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SPINDLE LOCK BUTTON CARRYING HANDLE See Figure 5 . Sea Figure 4 . For conveniencewhen carryingor transportingyour A spindle lock buttonhas been providedfor locking miter sawfrom one placeto another , a carrying the spindle which stopsthe rotationof the blade in your saw . Depress and holdthe lockbuttonwhile handle has been providedon top of the saw arm as installing , changing , or removingblade . shown infigure 4 . To transport , turn off and unplug your saw , then lower the saw arm and lockit inthe LOCK - OFF downposition . Locksaw arm by depressingthe lock SPINDLE pin . LOCKBuI " rON CARRYING HANDLE LOCKN PI SWITCH , TRIGGER SAWRM A Rg . L TRIGGER LOCK See Figure 6 . To prevent unauthodzedusa of your compoundmiter MITERLOCK saw , we suggest that you disconnectit fromthe power HANDLE supplyand lockthe switchin the off position . To lock SAWARM the switch , installa padlockthroughthe hole inthe LOCKEDINDOWNPOSITION switchtdggar . A lockwith a shackleup to 13 / 64 in . Fig . 4 diameter may be used . When the lockis installedand MITER LOCK HANDLE locked , the switch is inoperable . Store the padlock key in another location . Sea Figure 4 . The ! miter lockhandle securely locksyour saw at desired miterangles . LOCK - OFF LEVER See Figure 5 . The switchtdggaris equippedwith a lock - offlever to SWITCHER TRIGG reduce the possibilityof accidentalstarting . The lock - off lever must be pressed down withthe palm of your hand to tum saw on . Once the saw is on , the lock - off lever can be released , The spdng loadedlever will spdngback intothe lock - offpositionwhen the switch tdggeris released . Fig . 6 11
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POSITIVE STOPS ON MITER TABLE Positivestopshave been providedst 0 ° , 22 - 1 / 2 ° and 45o.The 22 - 1 / 2 ° and 45 ° positivestopshave been providedon both the left and rightside of the miter I table . BEVEL LOCK KNOB The bevel lookknob securely locksyour compound mitersew at desired bevel angles . Positive stop adjustmentscrews have been providedon each side of the sew arm . These adjustmentscrews are for making fine adjustmentsat 0 ° and 45 ° . See pages 18 1 and 19 . 7 / lr _ . IIOLE 1 ? 3 / lr ELECTRIC BRAKE 31 _ 31 " An aiectdc brake has been providedto quicklystop blade rotationafter the switchis released . Fig . 7 FENCE The fence on your compoundmiter sew has been ELECTRICAL CONNECTION providedto hold your workplecasecurely against Your saw has a precisionbuiltaiectdc motor . It should when making all cuts . be connected to a power supply that Is 120 volts , SELF - RETRACTING LOWER BLADE 60 Hz , AC only ( normal household current ) . Do not GUARD operate this tool on directcurrent ( DC ) . A substantial voltage dropwill cause a lossof power and the motor The lower blade guard is made of shock - resistant , willoverheat . If your tool does notoperate when see - throughplasticthat providesprotectionfrom each pluggedinto an outlet , double - checkthe power sideof the blade . It retractsover the upper blade supply . guard as the saw is lowered intothe workplace . MOUNTING HOLES j _ WARNING : The operationof any saw canyour See Figure 7 . result inforeign objects beingthrowninto eyes , which can resultin severs eye damage . Yourcompound miter saw should be permanently Before startingpower tool operation , always mounted to a firm supportingsurfacesuch as work - wear safety gogglesor safety glasseswith side ' bench . Four 7 / 16 in . bolt holes have been providedin shieldsand a full face shieldwhen needed . We the saw base forthis purpose . Each of the four recommendwide visionsafetymask for use over mounting holes shouldbe boltedsecurely using7 / 16 eyeglasses or standardsafety glasseswith side in . machine bolts , look washers , and hex nuts ( not shields . Included ) , Boltssho , uld be of sufficientlengthto accommodate the'saw base , lookwashers , hex nuts , _ 1 = WARNING : Do not attemptto modifythistool or and the thicknessof the workbench . create acceesodesnot recommendedfor use Tightenall four bolts securely . withthistool . Any suchalterationor modification The hole patternfor an 18 in . x 24 in . workbench is is misuseand could resultin a hazardous shownin Figure 7 . Carefully check the workbench condition leadingto possible sedous personal after mounting to make surethat no movement can injury . occurduringuse . If any tipping , sliding , or walkingis noted , secure the workbenchto the flour before operating . _ l , WARNING : Always make sure your compoundor mitersaw is securely mountedto a workbench an approved workstand . Failure to do so could resultin an accident resulting in possible sedous personalinjury . 12
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TO INSTALL BLADE _ k WARNING : To prevent accidentalstartingthat couldcause possiblesedous personal injur / , See Figures 10 , 11 , and 12 . assemble all partsto your saw before connecting itto power supply . Saw shouldnever be WARNING : A 10 in . blade is the maximum A connectedto power supplywhen you are blade capacity of your saw . Never use a blade assembling parts , making adjustments , installing that is too thick to allow outer blade washerto or removingblades , orwhen not in use . engage withthe flats on the spindle . Larger blades willcome in contact withthe blade As mentioned previouslyyour saw has been factory guards , while thickerblades will prevent the assembled and adjusted . The miterlock handle , dust blade screw from secudngthe blade on the guide , and blade are the only partsthat have to be spindle . Either of these situationscouldresult in installed , a sadous accident and can cause serious MITER LOCK HANDLE personal injury . See Figure 8 . • Unplugyour saw . To installthe miter lockhandle , place the threaded stud on the end of the miter lockhandle intothe A WARNING : Failureto unplugyour saw ecould threaded hole in the control arm . Turn clockwiseto result in accidentalstartingcausing possibl tighten , sedous personal injury . Push down on the saw arm and pulloutthe lock pin to release saw arm . Raise saw arm to its full raised position . Be cautious , saw arm is spdng loaded to raise . • Loosenthe phillipsscrew on the blade bolt cover untilblade boltcover can be raised . See Figure lO and 11 . • Gently raisethe lower blade guardbracket , releasinglower blade guardfrom notch sothat lower blade guard and blade boltcover can be rotated up and back to exposethe blade boll See Figures 10 and 11 . TIGHTEN PHILLIPSSCREW ARM MITER MITER LOCKHANDLE TABLE LOWERUARD Fig . 8 BLADEG DUST GUIDE See Figure 9 . To installthe dust guide , placethe end marked INSERT over the exhaust port in the upperblade guard . Turn the guide so that the open end is facing down or toward the rear of the saw . EXHAUST PORT DUST GUIDE GUARDBRACKET Fig . 9 Fig . 10 13
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PHILUPS LOWER • Wipe a drop of oil onto inner blade washer and SCREW BLADGEUARD outer blade washer where they contactthe blade . _ 1 _ WARNING : If inner blade washer has been removed , replace it before placingblade on spindle . Failure to do so couldcause an accident since blade will nottightenproperly . • Fitsaw blade insidelower blade guardand onto spindle . The blade teeth pointdownwardat the BOLTCOVER ONSMNDLE front of sew as shown infigure 11 . INNERBLADE _ lh CAUTION : Always installthe blade with thedeof WASHERWlTH blade teeth and the arrow pdntedon the si DOUBLE'D'FLA'rS the blade pointing downat the front of the saw . The directionof blade rotation is also stamped TO withan arrow on the upper blade guard . BLADE • Replace outer blade washer . The double " D " fiats on the blade washers alignwiththe flats on the TIGHTEN OUTERBLADEWASHER spindle . WITHDOUBLE " D " FLATS • Depress spindlelockbuttonand replace blade BLADEBOLT Fig . 11 bolt . • Depress the spindle lockbuttonand rotatethe Note : The blade boil has left hand threads . Turn blade bolt untilthe spindle locks . See Figure 12 . blade boil counterclockwiseto tighten . • Usingthe blade wrench provided , loosen • Tighten blade bolt securely . removethe blade bolt . • Remove the blade wrench and store it in a safe Note : The blade bolt has left hand threads . Turn placefor future use . blade boll clockwiseto loosen . • Replace the lower blade guardand blade boil • Remove outer blade washer . Do not remove cover . inner blade washer . • Rstightenphillipsscrew secudng blade boil cover . Tighten screwsecurely . See Figure 11 . WARNING : To prevent damage to the spindle A lock , always allow motor to come to a complete stop before engagingspindlelock . Make surethe spindle lockbuttonis notengaged before SPINDLE reconnectingsaw into power source . Bun'oN Your compoundmiter saw has been adjusted at the factory for making very accurate cuts . However , some of the components might have been jarred out of alignment during shipping . Also , over a period of time , readjustment will probably become necessary due to wear . After unpacking your sew , check the following adjustments before you begin using saw . Make any readjustments that are necessary and periodically check the parts alignment to make sure that your saw is cutting accurately . Fig . 12 _ l _ WARNING : Your saw shouldnever beare connectedto powersupplywhen you assemblingparts , making adjustments , installing or removingblades , or when not in use . Disconnectingyoursaw willprevent accidental : startingthat could cause serious injury . 14
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Note : Manyoftheillustrationinsthismanuaslhows . . c , / / onlyportionosfyourcompounmd itersaw . Thisi intentionsaol thatwecancleadyshowpoints being SQUARE I _ _ MITERTABLE made in the illustrations . Never operate your saw withoutall guardssecurely inplace and in good operatingcondition . cu'rlrlNG A SLOT IN THE ZERO CLEARANCE THROAT PLATE In orderto use your compound miter saw , you must cut a slotthroughthe zero clearance throat plate to allow for blade clearance . To cut the slot , sat your saw at Odegrees miter , turn saw on and allow the blade to reach fullspeed , then carefully make a straight cut as far as it will go throughthe throat plate . Turn your saw off and allow the blade to come to a LOCKHANDLE complete stop before raisingthe saw arm . VIEWOFMITERTABLESQUAREWITHFENCE Next , adjust the bevel angle to 45 degrees , tum your ANDCORRECTLYADJUSTED saw on and allowthe blade to roach full speed , then Fig . 13 carefully make another cut throughthe zero clearance throat plate . The throat plate will then be wide enough to allow the blade to pass throughit at any angle from Oto 45 degrees . SQUARING THE MITER TABLE TO THE FENCE See Figures 13 - 16 . • Unplugyour saw . , _ WARNING : Failureto unplugyour saw could resultin accidentalstartingcausing possible sadous personal injury . FRAMINa _ _ ' ZEROCLEARARCE • Push down on the saw arm and pulloutthe look SQUARE % ) ' THROATPLATE pin to release the saw arm . • Raise saw arm to its full raised position . VIEWOFMITERTABLENOTSQUAREWITH FENCEA , DJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED • Loosenthe miter lockhandle approximatelyone - half tum . Fig . 14 • Depress themiter lockplate and rotatethe miter table untilthe pointer on the control arm is posi - FENCE tioned at 0 ° . MITERTABLE • Release the miterlockplate and securely tighten the miter lockhandle . • Lay a framingsquare fiat on the mitertable . Place one leg of the square against the fence . Place the other leg of the square beside the zero clearance throat plate inthe miter table . The edge of the square and the zero clearance throat plate in the mitertable should be parallel as shown in figure 13 . • If the edge of the framing square and the zero FRAMING ZEROCLEARANCE clearance throat plate inthe mitertable are not SQUARE THROATPLATE parallel as shown infigures 14 and 15 , adjust - ments are n _ : led . VIEWOFMITERTABLENOTSQUAREWiTH FENCE , ADJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED Fig . 15 15
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FENCE • Usingan6mmkey , loosenthesockehtead screwssecurintghefenceS . ee Figure 16 . Adjust the fence left or rightuntilthe framingsquare and zero clearance throat plataare parallel . • Retightenthe screws securely and recheckthe fence - to - tablealignment . 6 mmSOCKETHEAD 6 mmSOCKETHEAD SCREW ( S ) SCREW ( S ) MITER FRAMING TABLE SQUARE MITER LOCKHANDLE VIEWOFBLADE SQUAREWITHFENCE Fig . 17 FENCE Fig . 16 SQUARING THE SAW BLADE TO THE FENCE See Figures 17 - 20 . • Unplugyour saw . _ l , WARNING : Failure to unplugyour saw could resultin accidental startingcausingpossible sedous personal injury . MITER FRAMING TABLE SQUARE Pull the saw arm all the way down and engage the lockpin to holdthe saw arm in transport VIEWOFBLADENOTSQUAREWITH position . FENCEA , DJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED Loosen the miter lock handle approximately Fig , 18 one - half turn . FENCE Depress the miter lock prate and rotate the miter table untilthe pointer on - the control arm is positioned at 0 ° . Release the miter lockplate and securelytighten the miterlock handle . Lay a framing square flat on the mitertable . Place one legof the square against the fence . Slide the other legof the square against the fiat part of saw blade . BLADE Note : Make sure that the square contactsthe flat partof the saw blade , notthe blade teeth . MITER FRAMING TABLE SQUARE VIEWOFBLADENOTSQUAREWITH FENCEA , DJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED Fig . 19 16
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Loosen bevel lockknob and set saw arm at 0 " • Theedgeofthesquareandthesawbladeshould bevel ( blade set90 " to miter table ) . Tighten bevel beparallealsshowninfigure17 . lockknob . • If the frontor beck edge of the saw blade angles Place a combinationsquare against the miter away fromthe square as shown infigures 18 and table and the fiat part of saw blade , 19 , adjustmentsare needed . Note : Make sure that the square contactsthe flat • Usingthe 8 mm hex key provided , loosenthe part of the saw blade , notthe blade teeth . socket head screws that secure the mounting bracketto the mitertable . See Figure20 . Rotate the blade by hand and check the blade - to - table alignment at severalpoints . The edge of the square andthe saw blade should be parallel as shown Infigure21 . FENCE 8 mmSOCKET COMBINATION SQUARE MITERLE MITER TAB MOUNTING MITER TABLE 8 mmHEXKEY BRACKET LOCKHANDLE WRENCH Fig . 20 CORRECT _ EWOFBLADE SQUAREWITHMITERTABLE • Rotate the mountingbracket left or rightuntilthe Fig . 21 saw blade is parallel withthe square . • If the top or bottomof the saw blade angles away • Retighten the screws securelyand recheckthe from the square as shown infigures22 and 23 , blade - to - fence alignment , adjustmentsare needed . SQUARING THE BLADE TO THE FENCE MITER TABLE See Rgures 21 - 24 . • Unplugyour saw . _ lb WARNING : Failure to unplugyour saw coulde result in accidental startingcausingpossibl sadous personal injury . • Pull the saw arm all the way down and engage the lock pin to holdthe saw arm intransport position . COMBINATION • Loosenthe miterlock handle approximatelyone - SQUARE TABLE half tum . • Depress the miter lockplate and rotatethe miter VIEWOFBLADENOTSQUAREW111Mt ITER table untilthe pointer on the controlarm is posi - TABLE , ADJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED tioned at 0 ° , Rg . 22 • _ Release the miter lockplate and securelytighten the miter lock handle . 17
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FENCE PIVOT ADJUSTMENTS Note : These adjustmentswere made at the factory and normallydo not require readjustment . TRAVEL PIVOT ADJUSTMENT • The saw arm should risecompletelyto the up positionby itself . • If the sew armdoes notraise by itselfor if there is play in the pivotjoints , have saw repaired by a qualifiedservice technicianat your nearest Sears store to avoid riskof personal injury . COMBINATION MITER SQUARE BEVEL PIVOT ADJUSTMENT TABLE • Your compoundmiter saw shouldbevel easilyby looseningthe bevel lock knoband tiltingthe sew VIEWOF BLADENOTSQUAREWITHMITER arm to the left . TABLE , ADJUSTMENTASREREQUIRED Fig . 23 If movement is tight or if there is playin the pivot , have saw repaired by a qualifiedservicetechni - • Usinga 10 mm wrench or adjustable wrench , cian at your nearest Sears store to avoid dsk of loosen the lock nut secudngpositivestopadjust - personal injury . ment screw . Also loosenbevel lockknob . DEPTH STOP • Adjustpositivestopadjustmentscrew to bdng I sew blade into alignment withthe square . See The depth stop limitsthe blade's downwardtravel . It , F / gum 24 . allows the blade to go below the mitertable enoughto maintainfull cuttingcapacities . The depth stop posi - tions the blade 114in . from the mitertable support . Note : The miter table supportis locatedinsidemiter table . The depth stop is factory setto providemaximum cuttingcapacity for the 10 in . sew blade providedwith your saw . Therefore , the saw blade providedshould never need adjustments . However , when the diameter of the blade has been reduced due to sharpening , it may be necasseryto adjust the depth stop to providemaximumcutting POSITIVESTOP capacity . Also , when a new blade is installed , it is ADJUSTMENT necessary to check the clearance of the blade to the 45 ° ANGLES miter table support before startingthe saw . Make adjustmentsif needed . DEPTH STOP ADJUSTMENTS See Figure 25 . • Unplug your saw . Fig . 24 _ k WARNING : Failure to unplugyour saw could result in accidentalstartingcausing posaible • Retighten bevel lock knob . Next , retighten locknut serious personal injury . securingthe positivestop adjustmentscrew . Recheck blede - to - table alignment . To adjust the depth stopuse a 17 mmwrench or Note : The above procedurecan be usedto check adjustable wrench and loosenthe hex nutat the blade squarenessof the saw blade to the rarer rear of the mitersew arm . table at both 0 ° and 45 ° angles . Use the 5 mm hax key wrench providedto adjust Your sew has three scale indicators , two on either the depth stop adjustmentscrew . The saw blade side of the bevel scale and one onthe miterscale . is lowered by tuming the screw counter - cloctoNIse After squaringadjustmentshave been made , it may and raised by turningthe screw clockwise . be necessaryto loosen the indicatorsscrews and reset them to zero . 18
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WARNING : Beforestartingany cuttingndmiter DEPTHSTOP L . . . operation , clamp or bolt your compou SCREW saw to a workbench . Never operate your miter sew on the flooror in a crouchedposition . Failure to heed this warningcan result in serious personal injury . BEVEL CUTTING WITH YOUR COMPOUND MITER SAW MITER TABLE _ , WARNING : When usinga work clamp or C - clamp to secure your workpieca , clamp workpieceon one side of the blade only . The workpiscemust remainfree on one side of the blade to preventthe blade frombindingin workplece . The workpiecebindingthe blade will cause motorstallingand kickback . This situation could cause an accident resultingin possible sedous personal Injury . POSITIVE LOCKNUT ( S ) STOPADJUSTMENT SCREWFOR0 ° ANGLES Fig , 25 CROSSCUTTING See Figure 26 . Lower the blade into the zero clearance throat A crosscutis made by cuttingacrossthe grain of the plate of the mitertable . Check blade clearance workplace . A straightcrosscutis made with the miter and maximumcuttingdistance ( distancefrom table set at the zero degree position . Miter crosscuts fence where blade enters ) to front of mitertable are made withthe mitertable set at some angle other slot . then zero . • Readjustif necessary . TO CROSSCUT WITH YOUR MITER SAW : _ k WARNING : Do not start yourcompound miter sew withoutcheckingfor interference between • Pull out the lockpin and liftsew arm to its full the blade and the mitertable support . Damage height . couldresultto the blade if it strikesthe miter • Loosenthe miterlockhandle . Rotate the miter table supportduringoperationof the saw . lock handle approximatelyone - half tum to the left to loosen . • Tightenthe hex nutwith a 17 mm wrench or • Press the miter lockplate down with your thumb adjustablewrench . and hold . • To preventthe depth stop adjustmentscrew from • Rotate the controlarm untilthe pointer alignswith tumingwhile tightening _ thehex nut , carefullyhold the desiredangle on the miterscale , it withthe hex key wrench while tighteningthe hsx nut . • Release the miter lockplate . APPLICATIONS Note : You can quicklylocate 0 ° , 22 - 1 / 2 ° leftor ( Use only for the purposes nsted below ) dght , and 45 ' left or rightby releasingthe lock plate as you rotatethe control arm . The lock plate • Cross cuttingwood and plastic . will seat itselfin one of the positivestop notches , • Cross cuffingmiters , joints , etc . for pictureframes , located inthe mitertable frame . moldings , doorcasings , and fine joinery . • Tighten the miter lock handlesecurely . Note : The 104 tooth crosscutblade providedis fine for mostwood cuttingoperations , but for fine joinery WARNING : To avoidsedous personalinjury , cuts or cuffingplastic , use one of the accessory always tightenthe miterlock handle securely blades available from your nearest Sears store . before making a cut . Failure to do so couldresult in movementof the controlarm or mitertable while making a cut . 19
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• Slowly lower the blade into and throughthe workpiece . See Figure 26 . • Release the switchtdgger and allow the saw STRAIGHT blade to stop rotatingbefore raisingthe blade out CROSSCUT of workpiece . Wait untilthe eisctdcbrake stops from the mitertable . BEVEL CUT blade fromtuming before removingthe workpiece See Figures 27 and 28 . A bevel cut is made by cuttingacrossthe grainof the workplacewiththe blade angled to the workplace . A straightbevel cut is made withthe mitertable set at the zero degree positionand the blade set at an angle between 0 " and 45 ° . LEFTSiDE RIGHTSIDE LEFT RIGHT iNDICATOR INDICATOR POINT POINT C - CLAMP Rg . 26 • Place the workplacefiat on the mitertable with one edge securelyagainst the fence . If the board is warped , placethe convex side againstthe SCALE SCALE fence , if the concave edge of a boardis placed against the fence , the boardcould collapse on the blade at the end of the cut , jamming the blade . MOUNTINGBRACKET Fig . 27 See Figures 33 and 34 . TO BEVEL OUT WITH YOUR MITER • When cuttinglongpieces of lumberor molding , SAW : supportthe oppositeend of the stock witha roller stand or witha work surface levelwith the saw • Pull out the lockpin and liftsaw arm to its full table . height . • Align cuttingline on the workpiecawiththe edge • Loosen the miterlock handle . Rotate the miter of saw blade . lock handle approximatelyone - haftturn to the left to loosen . Grasp the stockfirmly withone hand dnd secure it against the fence . Usa the optionalworkclamp Press the miter lockplate down withyour thumb and hold . or a C - clamp to secure the workpiecawhen possible . See Figure 26 . Rotate the controlarm untilthe pointer aligns with zero on the miterscale . _ 1 = WARNING : To avoid sadous personal injury , Release the miter lockplate . keep your hands outsidethe no hands zone ; at Note : You can quicklylocate zero by releasing least 3 in . fromblade . Never performany cutting the lock plateas you rotatethe control arm . The operationfreehand ( withoutholdingworkplace lock plate will seat itselfin one of the built - in againstthe fence ) . The blade couldgrab the positivestop notches , locatedin the miter table workpleceif it slipsor twists . frame . • Before tumingon the saw , performa dry runof the • Tighten the miter lockhandle securely . cuttingoperationjustto make sure that no problemswill occurwhen the cut is made . _ IL WARNING : To avoid sedous personal injury , always tightenthe miter lockhandle securely • Grasp the saw handlefirmly , prass the lock - offtab before makinga cut . Failure to do so couldresult down , then squeeze the switchtrigger : Allowximum in movement of the controlarm or mitertable several seconds for the blade to reach ma while makinga cut . speed . 2O
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_ 1 , WARNING : To avoid sedous personal injury , keep your hands outside the no hands zone ; at BEVECLUT least 3 in . from blade . Never performany cutting operationfreehand ( withoutholdingworkpiece againstthe fence ) . The blade could grab the workpieceif it slips or twists . • Before turningonthe saw , performa dry run of the cuttingoperationjust to make sure that no problemswill occurwhen the cut is made . • Grasp the sew handlefirmly , pressthe lock . offtab down , then squeeze the switchtrigger . Allow severalseconds for the blade to reach maximum speed . • Slowly lower the blade into and through the workpiece . See Figure 28 . • Release the switchtrigger and allow the saw blade to stoprotatingbefore raisingthe blade out of workpiece . Wait untilthe electricbrake stops blade from turningbefore removingthe workpiece from mitertable . COMPOUND MITER CUT A compoundmitercut is a cut made usinga miter Fig . 28 angle and a bevel angle at the same time . This type of • Loosenthe bevel lock knobend move the sew cut is usedto make pictureframes , cut molding , make arm to the left to the desiredbevel angle . boxes withslopingsides , and for certainroof framing cuts . • Bevel angles can be setfrom 0 ° to 45 ° . To make thistype of cut the controlarm on the miter • For your conveniencethere is a double scale table must be rotatedto the correctangle and the saw located on the mountingbracket . See Figure27 . If arm must be tilted to the correct bevelangle . Care one side becomes difficultto readas you move shouldalways be taken when making compound miter the saw arm to the left , simplyrefer to the other setupsdue to the interactionof the two angle setings . . side . Align the indicatorpointforthe side you choose withthe desiredangle . Adjustmentsof miter and bevel settingsare interde - • Once the sew arm has been set at the desired pendent withone another . Each time you adjustthe mitersetting you change the effect of the bevel angle , securelytightenthe bevel lock knob . setting . Also , each time you adjust the bevel setting • Place the workpiecefiat on the mitertable with you change the effectof the miter setting . one edge securelyagainst the fence . If the beard It may take several settingsto obtainthe desiredcut . is warped , placethe convexside against the The firstangle setting shouldbe checked after setting fence . If the concave edge of a boardis placed the second angle , since adjustingthe second angle against the fence , the boardcould collapse on the affects the first . blade at the end of the cut , jamming the blade . Once the two correct settingsfor a particularcut have See Figures 33 and 34 . been obtained , always make a test cut inscrap • When cuttinglongpiecesof lumberor molding , matedal before makinga finishcut in goodmatedaL supportthe oppositeend of the stock with a roller stand orwith a worksurface level withthe sew table . Alignthe cuttingline on the workpiecewith the edge of sew blade . Grasp the stockfirmlywith one hand and secure it against the fence . Use the optionalwork clamp or a C - clamp to secure the workpiecewhen pos - sible . See Figure 28 . 21
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TO MAKE A COMPOUND CUT WITH • Recheck miterangle setting . Make a test cut in scrap material . YOUR MITER SAW : • Place the workplaceflat onthe miter table with • Pull outthe lockpin and liftsaw arm to itsfull one edge securelyagainstthe fence . If the board height . is warped , placethe convexside against the • Loosenthe miterlock handle . Rotate the miter lock fence . If the concave edge of a boardcould handle approximatelyone - heft tum to the leftto collapse on the blade at the end of the cut , loosen . j ' ; mmingthe blade . See Figures33 and 34 . • Press the miter lockplate downwithyour thumb • When cuttinglongpiecesof lumberor molding , and hold . supportthe oppositeend of the stock witha roller Rotate the controlarm untilthe pointeralignswith standor witha worksurfacelevelwiththe sew the desiredangle on the miterscale . table . Release the miter lockplate . • Align the cuttinglineon the workpiecewiththe Note : You can quicklylocate0 " , 22 - 1 / 2 " left or edge of sew blade . right , and 45 " left or dghtby releasingthe miter • Grasp the stock firmlywith one hand and secureit lock plateas you rotatethe controlarm . The miter againstthe fence . Use the optionalworkclampor lockplatewill seat itselfinone of the positive stop a C - clamp to securethe workpiecawhen possible . notches , located inmitertable frame . See Figure29 . • Tighten the miterlock handlesecurely . _ 1 , WARNING : To avoidsadous personalinjury , _ IL WARNING : To avoid sedouspersonal injury , always keep your handsoutsidethe no hands • t always tightenthe miterlockhandlesecurely zone ; at least 3 m . fromblade • Never performany before making a cut . Failureto do so could result cuffingoperationfreehand ( withoutholding in movementof the control arm or mitertable workpieceagainst the fence ) . The blade could while makinga cut . grab the workpieceit it slipsortwists . • Loosenthe bevel lockknob and move the saw arm to the left to the desiredbevel angle . TCOMPOUND • Bevel angles can be set from 0 " to 45 " . MITERCU • For your convenience there is a doublescala locatedon the mountingbracket . See Figure27 . If one side becomesdifficultto read as you move the sew arm to the left , simplyreferto the other side . Alignthe indicatorpoint for the side youchoose withthe desired angle . • Once the sew arm has bean set at the desired angle , securely tightenthe bevel lockknob . C - CLAMP Fig . 29 22
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• Before fumingon the saw , performa dry runof the cuffingoperationjustto make surethat no problems will occurwhenthe cut is made . • Grasp the saw handlefirmly , press the lock - offtab down , then squeeze the switchtrigger . Allow sev - eralsecondsforthe bladeto reachmaximum speed . • Slowly lower the blade into and through the workpioce . See Figures29 and 30 . • Release the switchtrigger and allow the saw blade to stop rotating before raising the blade out of workpiece . Wait untilthe electric brake stopsblade from tuming before removing the workpiece from miter table . SUPPORT LONG WORKPIECE $ See Figure 31 . Longworkplecesneed extra supports . Supports should be placed alongthe workpiece so it does not sag . The supportshouldlet the workplece lay fiat on the babe of the saw and worktable duringthe cutting operation . Usa the optionalworkclamp or a C - clamp to secure the workpiece . 45 ° X 45 ° COMPOUNDMITERCUT WARNING : To avoid seriouspersonal injury , Fig . 30 " always keep your hands outside the nohands zone ; at least 3 in . from blade . Never perform any cuttingoperationfreehand ( withoutholding workpieceagainstthe fence ) . The blade could grab the workpieceif it slips ortwists . LONGWORKPIECE WORKPIECESUPPORTS Fig . 31 23
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CUTTING COMPOUND MITERS To aid in making the correct settings , the compoundangle settingchart below has been provided . Since com - pound cuts are the most difficultto accuratelyobtain , tdal cuts should be made in scrap material , and much thoughtand planning made , priorto making your requiredcut . NUMBEROFSIDES PITCH 0FSIDE 4 I s I B 7 I S I S 10 0o M - 45.00 ° M - 36,09 , M - 3O . 00 ° M - 25,71 ° M - 22.50 ° M - 20.00 ° M - 18.00 ° B - 0.00 ° 13 - O . 00 ° B - 0.09 , B - 0.09 , B - O . 00 ° B - 0.09 , B - 0.00 ° M - 44.89 , M - 35.90 ° M - 29.91 ° M - 25.63 ° M - 22,42 , M - 19.93 ° M - 17.94 ° 5 ° B - 3.53 ° B - 2.94 ° B - 2.50 ° B - 2.17 ° B - 1.91 ° B - 1.71 ° B - 1.54 ° M - 44.56 ° M - 35.58 ° M - 29.62 , M - 25.37 ° M - 22.19 ° M - 19.72 , M - 17.74 ° 10 ° B - 7.05 ° B - 5.86 ° B - 4.98 ° i B - 4.32 ° B - 3.81 ° B - 3.40 ° B - 3.08 ° M - 44.01 ° M - 35.06 ° M - 29.15 ° M - 24.95 ° M - 21.81 ° ! M - 19.37 ° M - 17.42 , 15 ° B - 10.55 ° B - 8.75 ° B - 7.44 ° B - 6.45 ° B - 5.68 ° B - 5.08 ° B - 4.59 ' M - 43.22 , M - 34,32 , M - 28.48 ° M - 24,35 ° M - 21.27 ° M - 18.88 ° M - 16.98 ° 20 = B - 14.09 , B - 11.60 ° B - 9.85 ° B - 8.53 ° B - 7.52 , B - 6.72 ° B - 6.07 " M - 42.19 , M - 33.36 ° M - 27.62 , M - 23.56 " M - 20.58 ° M - 18.26 ° M - 16.41 ° 25 ° B - 17.39 " B - 14.38 ° B - 12.20 ° B - 10.57 " B - 9.31 ° B - 8.31 ° B - _ 7.50 ° 300 M - 40.89 ° M - 32.18 ° M - 26.57 ° M - 22.64 ° M - 19.73 ° M - 17.59 , M - 15.72 , B - 20,70 ° B - 17.09 , 13 - 14.48 ° B - 12.530 B - 11.03 ° B - 9.85 ° B - 8.89 ° 35o M - 39.32 ° M - 30.76 ° M - 25.31 ° M - 21.53 ° M - 18.74 ° M - 16.69 , M - 14,90 ° B - 23.93 ° B - 19.70 ° B - 16.67 ° B - 14.41 ° B - 12,68 ° B - 11.31 ° B - 10.21 ° M - 37,45 ° M - 29.10 ° M - 23.86 ° M - 20,25 ° M - 17.60 ° M - 15.58 ° M - 13,98 ° 40o B - 27.03 ° B - 22.20 ° B - 18.75 ° B - 16.19 , B - 14.24 ° B - 12.70 ° B - 11.46 ° M - 35.26 ° M - 27.19 ° M - 22.21 ° M - 18.80 ° M - 16.32 ° M - 14.43 ° M - 12.94 ° 45 ° B - 30.00 ° B - 24.56 ° B - 20.70 ° B - 17.87 ° B - 15.70 ° B - 14.00 ° B - 12.62 " M - 32.73 ° M - 25.03 ° M - 20.36 ° M - 17.20 ° M - 14.91 ° M - 13.17 ° M - 11.80 ° 50 ° B - 32.80 ° B - 26.76 ° 13 - 22.52 , B - 19.41 ° B - 17,05 ° B - 15.19 ° B - 13.69 ° M - 29,84 ° M - 22.62 ° M - 18.32 ° M - 15.44 ° M - 13.36 " M - 11,79 ° M - 10.56 ° 55 ° B - 35,40 ° B - 28.78 ° B - 24.18 ° B - 20,82 ° B - 18.27 ° B - 16.27 ° B - 14.66 ° I M - 26.57 ° M - 19.96 ° M - 16.10 ° I M - 13.54 ° M - 11.70 ° M - 10.31 ° M - 9.23 ° 60o B - 37.76 ° B - 30.60 ° B - 25,66 ° B - 22.07 ° B - 19,35 ° B - 17.23 ° B - 15.52 ' M - 22.91 ° M - 17.07 ° M - 13.71 ° M - 11.50 ° M - 9.93 ° M - 8.74 ° M - 7.82 ° 650 B - 39,86 ° 13 " 32.19 ° B : " 26.95 ° B - 23.16 ° B - 20.29 ° 13 - 18.06 ° B - 16,26 ° M - 18.88 ° M - 13.95 ° iM - 11,17 ° M - 9.35 ° M - 8.06 ° M - 7.10 ° M - 6.34 ° 70 ° B - 41.64 ° B - 33.53 ° B - 28.02 ° B - 24.06 ° B - 21.08 ° B - 18.75 ° B - 16,88 ° 75 ° M - 14.51 ° M - 10.65 ° M - 8.50 ° M - 7.10 ° M - 6.12 ° M - 5.38 ° M - 4.81 ° B - 43,08 ° B - 34,59 , B - 28.89 , B - 24.78 ° B - 21.69 ° B - 19.29 ° B - 17.37 ° M - 9.85 ° M - 7.19 ° M - 5.73 ° M - 4.78 ° M - 4.11 ° M - 3.62 ° iM - 3.23 ° 80 ° B - 44.14 ° B - 35.37 ° B - 29,59 , B - 25,30 ° B - 22.14 ° B - 19.68 ° B - 17.72 ° M - 4,98 ° M - 3.62 ° M - 2.88 ° I M - 2.40 ° M - 2.07 ° M - 1.82 ° M - 1.62 " 850 B - 44.78 ° B - 35.84 ° B - 29.87 ° B - 25.61 ° B - 22.41 ° B - 19.92 ° B - 17.93 ° M - 0.00 ° M - 0.09 , M - O . 0O ° M - O . 00 ° M - O . 00 ° ! M - 0.09 , M - 0.00 ° 90 ° B - 45.00 ° B - 36.00 ° B - 30.09 , B - 25.71 ° B - 22.59 , B - 20.00 ° B - 18.00 ° Each B ( Bevel ) and M ( Miter ) Setting is Given to the Closest0 . 005 ° . COMPOUND - ANGLE SETTINGS FOR POPULAR STRUCTURES 24
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CUTTING CROWN MOLDING LAYING MOLDING FLAT ON THE MITER TABLE Your compoundmiter saw does an excellent job of cuttingcrown molding . In general , compound miter See Figure 32 . saws doa betterjob of cuffingcrown moldingthan To use thismethod foraccurateiy cuttingcrown any other tool made . moldingfor a 90 ° insideor outsidecomer , lay the In orderto fit properly , crown moldingmust be com - moldingwith its broad beck surfacefiat onthe miter pound m / tared with extreme accuracy . table and against the fence . The two contact surfaces on a piece of crown molding When settingthe beval and miterangles forcom - that fit fiat against the ceiling and the wall of a room pound miters , remember that the settingsare interde - are at angles that , when added together , equal pendent ; changingone angle changes the other angle as well . exactly 90 ° . Mcet crown moldinghas a top rear angle ( the sectionthat fits fiat against the ceiling ) of 52 ° and Keep in mind that the angles for crownmoldingsare a bottom rear angle ( the section that fits fiat against very precise and difficultto set . Since it is very easy the wall ) of 38 ° . for these angles to shift , all settingsshouldfirstbe tested on scrap molding . Also mostwalls do nothave angles of exactly 90 " , therefore , you will needto fine tune your settings . 52 ° CEIUNG W AL L FENCE CORNER OUTSIDE CORNER FENCE • LEFTSIDE , INSIDECORNERRNER BOTTOMEDGEAGAINSTFENCE : • RIGHTSIDE , OUTSIDECO • RIGHTSIDE , INSIDECORNERER OUTSIDECORN MITERTABLE MITER TABLE O O O O CROWNMOLDING FLATON MITER TABLE Fig . 32 25
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When cuttingcrown moldingby thismethod the bevel angle shouldbe set at 33.85 ° . The miter angle should be set at 31.62 ° either dght or left , depending onthe desiredcut for the application . See the chart below for correctangle settingsand correct positioningof crown moldingon mitertable . The settingsin the chart below can be used forcutting All Standard ( U . S . ) crown moldingwith 52 ° and 38 ° angias . The crown moldingis placed fiat on the miter table usingthe compound features of your mitersaw . Bevel Angle Type of Cut Setting Left side , Inside corner WRONG Fig . 34 1 . Top edge of moldingagainst fence 33 ' 85 ° 2 . Miter table set dght 31.62 ° When cuttingwarped material , always make sure it is 3 . Save left end of cut positionedon the mitertable with the convex side I against the fence as shown infigure 33 . Right side , Inside corner If the warped matadai is positionedthe wrong way as 1 . Bottomedge of moldingagainst fence 33 " 85 ° 2 . Miter table set left 31.62 ° shown infigure 34 , it will pinchthe blade near the 3 . Save left end of cut completion of the cut . Left side , outside comer _ lb WARNING : To avoid a kickbackand to avoid 1 . Bottomedgeof moldingagainst fence serious personalinjury , never positionthe 33 " 85 ° 2 . Miter table set left 31.62 ° concave edge of bowed or warped material 3 . Save rightend of cut against the fence . Right side , outside comer CLAMPING WIDE WORKPIECES 1 . Top edge of moldingagainst fence 33 " 85 ° 2 . Miter table set dght31 . 62 ° See Figure35 . 3 . Save dght end of cut CUTTING WARPED MATERIAL See Figures 33 and 34 . WIDE BOARD RIGHT Fig . 33 Fig . 35 When cuttingwide workpiecas such as a 2 in . x 6 in . , boards shouldbe clampedwith a C - clamp as shown in figure 35 . 26
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EXTENSION CORDS WARNINGW : henservicingu , saonlyidentical Craftsmarneplacemepnat rtsU . seofanyother The usa of any extensioncord will cause some lossof partmay create a hazard orcause product power . To keep the lossto a minimumand to prevent damage . tool overheating , usa an extensioncord that is heavy enoughto carry the currentthe tool will drew . GENERAL A wire gage size ( A . W . G . ) of at least 14 is recom - Avoidusingsolvents when cleaning plasticparts . mended for an extensioncord 25 feet or less in Most plasticsare susceptibleto damage fromvadous length . When workingoutdoors , usa an extension types of commercialsolventsand may be damaged cord that is suitablefor outdoorusa . The cord's jacket by their usa . Usa clean clothsto remove dirt , carbon will be markedWA . dust , etc . , _ WARNING : Do notat any time let brake fluids , _ cuttingCAUTaInOdNK : eaerepapositionecxotrednSsscio ° onartdWheafyrtohwmailtiltthe gasoline , petroleum - basedproducts , penetrating notget caught on lumber , tools , etc . , dudng oils , etc . come in contact with plastic parts . They cuttingoperation . containchemicals that can damage , weaken or destroyplastic . WARNING : Check extensioncords before eachsa usa . If damaged , replace immediately . Never u it has been foundthat siectric toolsare subjectto tool witha damaged cord since touchingthe accelerated wear and possibleprematurefailurewhen damaged area could cause electdcal shock they are used onfiberglass boats , sports cars , resultingin sedous injury . wallboard , spacklingcompounds , or plaster . The chips and gdndingsfromthese matedals are highly _ k WARNING : Alwayswear safety gogglesorer abrasiveto siectdc tool parts suchas bearings , safety glasses withside shieldsdudngpow brushes , commutators , etc . Consequently , it is not tooloperation or when blowingdust . If operation recommendedthat thistool be usedfor extended is dusty , also wear a dust mask . work on any fiberglass material , wallboard , spackling compounds , or plaster . Duringany use on these matedaisit is extremelyimportantthat the tool is cleaned frequentlyby blowingwithan air jet . LUBRICATION All of the bsadngs inthis tool are lubricatedwith a sufficientamount of highgrade lubricantforthe lifeof the unit under normaloperatingconditions . Therefore , no further lubricationis required . 27
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Your saw has externally accessiblebrushassemblies _ lb WARNING : To ensure safety and reliability , all that shouldbe pehodicallycheckedforwear . repairs - - with the exceptionof the extemally accessible brushes _ shouldbe performed by a Proceed as follows when replacement Is required : qualifiedservice technicianat a Sears storeto • Unplugyour saw . avoid riskof personal injury . _ kWARNING : Failureto unplugyour saw could BRUSH REPLACEMENT result in accidentalstartingcausingsadous See Figure 36 . injury . • Remove brushcap with a screwdriver . Brush assembly is spdngloaded and will pop outwhen you remove brushcap . • Remove brushassembly . • Check for wear . Replace both brusheswhen BRUSH either has less than 1 / 4 in . lengthof carbon ASSEMBLY remaining . Do not replace one side without replacingthe other . • Reassemble usingnew brushassemblies . Make sure curvatureof brush matchescurvatureof motorand that brushmoves freelyin brushtube . BRUSH • Make surebrushcap is odented correctly , CAP ( straight ) and replace . • Tighten brushcap securely . Do not overtighten . PBRUSH CA _ BRUSH ASSEMBLY Fig . 36 28
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CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW - MODEL NUMBER 315.212100 ( o C )
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CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW - MODEL NUMBER 315.212100 I he model numberwill be found on a plateattachedto the motorhousing . Alwaysmentionthe model numberinall correspondenceregarding your | J CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW orwhen orderingrepairparts . PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE A KEY PART KEY PART NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . 1 710308 - 045 16 976511 - 001 Bolt ( M8 x 45 Soc . Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SpringWasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 360308 - 142 17 976578 - 001 LockWasher ( M8 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 NylonLockNut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 976498 - 001 3 Fence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 18 700306 - 025 Screw ( Socket Hd . Cap ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4 976516 - 001 Zero ClearanceThroat Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 19 360306 - 121 LockWasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 5 160030 - 400 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 20 976501 - 001 ControlArm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 976514 - 001 Miter Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 21 976505 - 001 Miter LockHandle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Co Jq . 976598 - 001 Cover Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 22 976506 - 001 Pointer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 976601 - 001 23 976526 - 001 Screw ( Pan Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Flat Washer ( M4 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 9 976610 - 001 Miter Table Frame Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 24 976527 - 001 ( IncludesKey Nos . 10 , 11 , 12 , & 13 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 25 976.509 - 001 Miter Lock Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 976531 - 001 Rivet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 26 976.568 - 001 Blade Wrench . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11 976515 - 001 Miter Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 27 976570 - 001 5 mm Hex Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 977434 - 001 Hand Waming Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 28 976605 - 001 6 mm Hex Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 977435 - 001 Une Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 29 976.569 - 001 8 mm Hex Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 976513 - 001 Table Spindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 15 976512 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 AVAILABLE AT YOUR NEAREST SEARS CATALOG ORDER OR RETAIL STORE
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CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW - MODEL NUMBER 315.212100 The model numberwill be foundon a plateattached to the motorhousing . Always mentionthe model numberinall correspondenceregardingyour rCOMPOUND MITER SAW or whenordering repairparts . I PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE B KEY PART KEY PART NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . 1 10 976609 - 001 976528 - 001 Bevel Pivot BracketAssembly TorsionSpring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 ( includesKey Nos . 7 & 8 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 977441 - 001 SupportBracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11 976527 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 976530 - 001 LockWasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 12 976526 - 001 4 976529 - 001 Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 976525 - 001 Bevel Index Pointer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 5 976518 - 001 Hex Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 14 976520 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 Hex Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 976519 - 001 15 976521 - 001 PivotShaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 Rivet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 976531 - 001 16 976512 - 001 Washer ( M10 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 976535 - 001 Bevel Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 17 976522 - 001 Bevel LockKnob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 9 700310 - 025 Bolt ( MIO x 25 Hex Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
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CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW - MODEL NUMBER 315.212100 I he modelnumberwill be foundon a plate attachedto the motorhousing , Alwaysmentionthe model numberin all correspondenceregardingyour | J COMPOUND MITER SAW or when ordedng repairparts . PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . 1 976539 - 001 Dust Shield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 13 ( X ) 30 - 401 Screw ( M4 x 15 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 976596 - 001 U - Clip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 15 976547 - 001 Blade Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 976567 - 001 Dust Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 16 * * * Saw Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 976543 - 001 Upper Blade Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 17 976548 - 001 Blade Bolt ( M8 x 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 979678 - 001 Logo Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 18 976554 - 001 ReturnSpdng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t 6 976599 - 001 Screw ( M5 x 12 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 19 976607 - 001 LowerBlade Guard Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 976733 - 001 Lower Blade Guard Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 20 976608 - 001 Blade Guard BracketAssembly 8 976540 - 001 ( IncludesKey No . 23 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Caution Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 21 976507 - 001 9 976604 - 001 Washer ( M5 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PhillipsScrew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 22 130030 - 501 Screw ( M5 x 10 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 976600 - 001 Fixed Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 23 976740 - 001 Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Blade BoltCover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 , , 11 976552 - 001 24 976564 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 976549 - 001 LockNut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 976541 - 001 Stopper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 COMPLETE ASSORTMENT AVAILABLE AT YOUR NEAREST SEARS CATALOG ORDER OR RETAIL STORE
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CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW - MODEL NUMBER 315.212100 I he model numberwill be foundon a plate attachedto the motorhousing . Alwaysmentionthe model numberin allcorrespondenceregardingyour | CRAFTSMAN COMPOUND MITER SAW or when orderingrepairparts . I PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE D KEY PART KEY PART NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . NO . NUMBER DESCRIPTION QUAN . 1 976641 - 001 15 976691 - 001 " O ' Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Warning Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 976576 - 001 LockPin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 16 976650 - 001 Spindle LockPin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 976643 - 001 17 976651 - 001 E - Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 E - Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 976644 - 001 Screw ( M4 x 16 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 18 976649 - 001 CompressionSpring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 976645 - 001 19 976647 - 001 Rubber Bumper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Ball Bearing ( 6000zz ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 976536 - 001 20 976648 - 001 FlatWasher ( M12 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Extemal RetainingRing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 " 4 7 976537 - 001 21 588028 - 108 Gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Hex Nut ( M12 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 8 180031 - 002 22 976653 - 001 Depth StopAdjustmentScrew ( M10 x 20 ) . . . . . 1 LockRing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 9 300030 - 100 23 976654 - 001 Hex Nut ( M10 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Square Key ( 4 x 4 x 26 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 976664 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 24 588030 - 006 Gear Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11 976663 - 001 25 976658 - 001 CarryingHandle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Ball Bearing ( 6004zz ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 976686 - 001 Data Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 26 568031 - 004 Screw ( Special ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 13 976683 - 001 972000 - 578 Owner's Manual BrushAssembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 14 976682 - 001 BrushCap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 NOTE : " A " - THE ASSEMBLY SHOWN REPRESENTS AN IMPORTANT PART OFTHE DOUBLE INSULATED SYSTEM . TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF ALTERATION OR DAMAGE TO THE SYSTEM , SERVICE SHOULD BE PERFORMED BY YOUR NEAREST SEARS REPAIR CENTER . CONTACT YOUR NEAREST SEARS CATALOG ORDER OR RETAIL STORE FOR SERVICE CENTER INFORMATION .
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0972000-553 Owner's manual
023466 Dust bag
1710308-045 Bolt
10976531-001 Rivet (qty 3)
11976515-001 Scale
12977434-001 Hand warning label (2)
13977435-001 Line warning label (qty 2)
14976513-001 Spindle
15976512 Washer (2)
16976511-001 Washer
17976578-001 Nylon lock nut
18700306-025 Screw (m6 x 25 soc.hd. cap) (standard hardware ...
19360306-121 Washer
2360308-142 Lock washer (m8)(4)
20976501-001 Control arm (1)
21976505-001 Miter lock handle (1)
22976506-001 Pointer (1)
23976526-001 Washer
24130010-401 Screw
25976509-001 Miter lock plate (1)
26976568-001 Wrench
27976570-001 5 mm hex key
28976605-001 6 mm hex key
29976569-001 8 mm hex key
3976498-001 Fence
4976516-001 Zero clearance throat plate (1)
5160030-400 Screw
6976514-001 Miter table (1)
7976598-001 Cover plate (1)
8976601-001 Screw
9976610-001 Frame
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1976528-001 Spring
10976609-001 Bevel pivot bracket assembly (includes key nos....
11976527-001 Screw
12976526-001 Washer
13976525-001 Bevel index pointer (2)
14976520-001 Washer
15976521-001 Shaft
16976512-001 Washer (m10)
17976522-001 Bevel lock knob (1)
2977441-001 Support bracket
3976530-001 Lock washer (3)
4976529-001 Bolt
5976518-001 Hex bolt (2)
6976519-001 Hex nut (2)
7976531-001 Rivet (qty 3)
8976535-001 Scale
9700310-025 Bolt
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0972000-553 Owner's manual
023466 Dust bag
1976539-001 Shield
10976600-001 Screw
11976552-001 Blade bolt cover (1)
12976549-001 Lock nut
13976541-001 Stopper (1)
14130030-401 Screw
15976547-001 Washer
16N/P Saw blade (complete assortment available at you...
17976548-001 Blade bolt (m8 x 20) (1)
18976554-001 Spring
19976607-001 Lower blade guard assembly
2976596-001 U-clip (2)
20976608-001 Blade guard bracket assembly (includes key no. 23)
21976507-001 Washer (m5)
22130030-501 Screw
23976740-001 Label (1)
24976564-001 Screw
3976567-001 Lower blade guard label
4976543-001 Upper blade guard (1)
5979678-001 Logo plate
6976599-001 Screw
7976733-001 Lower blade guard label (1)
8976540-001 Caution label (1)
9190010-401 Screw
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0972000-553 Owner's manual
023466 Dust bag
1976641-001 "o" ring (1)
10976664-001 Screw
11976663-001 Carrying handle
12976611-001 Data plate
13976683-001 Carbon brush (qty 2)
14976682-001 Brush cap (qty 2)
15976691-001 Warning label (1)
16976650-001 Spindle lock pin (1)
17976651-001 Retaining 'e' ring
18976649-001 Spring
19976647-001 Ball bearing (6000zz)
2976576-001 Lock pin (1)
20976648-001 External retaining ring (1)
21588028-108 Gear (1)
22976653-001 Lock ring (1)
23976654-001 Square key (4 x 4 x 28) (standard hardware item...
24588030-008 Gear shaft (1)
25976658-001 Ball bearing
26588031-004 Screw (special)(2)
3976643-001 Retaining 'e' ring
4976644-001 Screw (m4 x 16)
5976645-001 Bumper
6976536-001 Flat washer (m12)
7976537-001 Hex nut (m12)(2)
8180031-002 Screw
9300030-100 Hex nut (m-10)
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1976674-001 Motor housing
10976677-001 Switch holder
11976678-001 Switch coil spring
12976676-001 Switch
13976675-001 Trigger
14976795-001 Field
15976668-001 Screw
16976667-001 Fan casing
17976873-001 Ball bearing
18980109-001 Armature
19976874-001 Retaining ring
2976577-001 Screw
20976875-001 Ball bearing
21976646-001 Frame arm
22976671-001 Lead wire
23900030-401 Screw (2)
24578313-006 Cord clamp (1)
25976688-001 Bend relief (1)
26977439-001 Power cord
3180030-501 Set screw
4976684-001 Brush holder (qty 2)
5900030-402 Screw
6976679-001 Buckle
7976681-001 Switch spring
8976680-001 Safety latch
9976670-001 Left handle cover