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Owner's Manual 11 in . variable speed BAND SAW Model No . 315.214500 Save this manual for future reference . • SAFETY CAUTION : Read and follow all Safety Rules and • FEATURES Operating Instructionsbefore • ADJUSTMENTS first use of this product . • OPERATION • MAINTENANCE Customer Help Line • PARTS LIST 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA Visitthe Craftsmanweb page : www . sears . com / craftsman 972000 - 510 NRTL 6 - 98
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• Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Warranty and Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Rules For Safe Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 5 • Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 • Glossary and Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 • Unpacking , Loose Parts List , and Tools Needed : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 • Labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 - 10 • Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 • Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 - 13 • Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 - 18 • Basic Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 - 21 • Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 - 23 • Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 • Exploded View and Repair Parts Ust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 - 33 • Parts Ordering / Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW If this CRAFTSMAN " Band Saw fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase , Sears will repair it , free of charge . Contact a Sears Service Center for repair . If this product is used for commemial or rental purposes , this warranty applies only for 90 days from the date of purchase . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Your saw has many features for making cutting _ i , CAUTION : Carefully read through this entirePay operations more pleasant and enjoyable . Safety , owner's manual before using your new saw . performance and dependability have been given top close attention to the Rules For Safe Operation , priority in the design of this saw making it easy to and all Safety Alert Symbols including Danger , maintain and operate . Warning and Caution . If you use your saw properly and only for what it is intended , you will enjoy years of safe , reliable service . , _ Look for this symbol to point out important safety precautions . It means attention ! i ! Your safety is involved , WARNING : The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Before beginning power tool operation , always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed . We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses with side shields , available at Sears Retail Stores . 2
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Thepurposeof safetysymbolsisto attractyourattentionto 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 . MEANING SYMBOL SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL : & indicates danger , warning or caution . May be used in conjunction with other symbols or picto - graphs . DANGER : Failure to obey a safety warning will result in serious injury to yourself or to others . & Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . WARNING : Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others . Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . CAUTION : Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury to yourself or to others . Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . Note : Advises you of information or instructions vital to the operation or maintenance of the equipment . IMPORTANT Servicing requires extreme care and knowledge of the system and should be performed only by a qualified service technician . For service we suggest you retom the tool to your nearest Sears store for repair . Always use original factory replacement parts when servicing , • KEEP THE WORK AREA CLEAN . Cluttered WARNING : Do not attempt to operate this tool & work areas and work benches invite accidents . until you have read thoroughly and understand completely all instructions , safety rules , etc . DO NOT leave tools or pieces of wood on the contained in this manual . Failure to comply can saw while it is in operation , result in accidents involving fire , electric shock , • DO NOT USE IN DANGEROUS ENVIRON - or serious personal injury . Save owner's manual MENT . Do not use power tools near gasoline or and review frequently for continuing safe other flammable liquids , in damp or wet loca - operation , and instructing others who may use tions , or expose them to rain . Keep the work this tool . area well lit . • KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY . All READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL . Read the owner's safe distance from work area . Do not let visitors manual carefully . Learn the saw's applications contact tool or extension cord while operating . and limitations as well as the specific potential hazards related to this tool • • MAKE WORKSHOP CHILD - PROOF with padlocks and master switches or by removing • GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK BY starter keys . PREVENTING BODY CONTACT WITH GROUNDED SURFACES . For example ; pipes , • DO NOT FORCE THE TOOL It will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was radiators , ranges , refrigerator enclosures . designed , • KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE and in good working order . • USE THE RIGHT TOOL . Do not force the tool or attachment to do a job it was not designed for . REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND Don't use it for a purpose not intended . WRENCHES . Get in the habit of checking to see • USE THE PROPER EXTENSION CORD . Make that hex keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on . sure your extension cord is in good condition .
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) When using an extension cord , be sure to use binding of moving parts , breakage of parts , saw one heavy enough to carry the current your stability , mounting and any other conditions that product will draw . An undersized cord will cause may affect its operation . A guard or other part a drop in line voltage resulting in loss of power that is damaged must be properly repaired or and overheating . A wire gage size ( A . W . G . ) of at replaced by a qualified service technician at a least 18 is recommended for an extension cord Sears store to avoid risk of personal injury . 25 feet or less in length . If in doubt , use the next DIRECTION OF FEED . Feed work into a blade heavier gage . The smaller the gage number , the or cutter against the direction of rotation of the heavier the cord . blade or cutter only . INSPECT EXTENSION CORDS PERIODI - NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNAT - CALLY and replace if damaged . TENDED . TURN THE POWER OFF . Do not DRESS PROPERLY . Do not wear loose clothing , leave tool until it comes to a complete stop . gloves , neckties , rings , bracelets , or other USE ONLY CORRECT BLADES . Use the right jewelry . They can get caught and draw you into blade size , style and cutting speed for the moving parts . Rubber gloves and nonslip foot - material and the type of cut . Blade teeth should wear are recommended . Also wear protective point down tov ! ard the table . hair covering to contain long hair . KEEP BLADES CLEAN , SHARP AND WITH ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES WITH SUFFICIENT SET . Sharp blades minimize SIDE SHIELDS . Everyday eyeglasses have only stalling and kickback . impact - resistant lenses ; they are NOT safety M DO NOT REMOVE THE SAW'S BLADE glasses . GUARDS . Never operate the saw with any guard • PROTECT YOUR LUNGS . Wear a face or dust or cover removed . Make sure all guards are mask if the cutting operation is dusty . operating properly before each use . M PROTECT YOUR HEARING . Wear hearing M KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM CUTrlNG AREA . protection during extended periods of operation . Do not hand hold pieces so small that your B SECURE WORK . Use clamps or a vise to hold fingers go under the blade guard . Do not reach work when practical . It's safer than using your underneath work or in blade cutting path with hand and it frees both hands to operate tool . your hands and fingers for any reason . DO NOT OVERREACH . Keep proper footing and _ k WARNING : Blade coasts after turn off . balance at all times . m • DO NOT ABUSE CORD . Never yank cord to MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE . Keep tools sharp and clean for better and safer perfor - disconnect it from receptacle . Keep cord from mance . Follow instructions for lubricating and heat , oil , and sharp edges . changing accessories . M INSPECT TOOL CORDS PERIODICALLY and if M DISCONNECT ALL TOOLS . When not in use , damaged , have repaired by a qualified service technician at a Sears store . Stay constantly before servicing , or when changing attachments , blades , bits , cutters , etc . , all tools should be aware of cord location and keep it well away from the moving blade . disconnected from power supply . M DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT B AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING . Be sure TURN IT ON AND OFF . Have defective switches switch is off when plugging in . replaced by a qualified service technician at a M USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES . The Sears store . use of improper accessories may cause risk of KEEP TOOL DRY , CLEAN , AND FREE FRO • injury . OIL AND GREASE . Always use a clean cloth NEVER STAND ON TOOL . Serious injury could when cleaning . Never use brake fluids , gasoline , occur if the tool is tipped or if the blade is unin - petroleum - based products , or any solvents to tentionally contacted . clean tool . M CHECK DAMAGED PARTS . Before further use ALWAYS SUPPORT LARGE WORKPIECES of the tool , a guard or other part that is damaged while cutting . To minimize risk of blade pinching should be carefully checked to determine that it and kickback , always support large workpieces . will operate properly and perform its intended Saw may slip , walk or slide while cutting large or function . Check for alignment of moving parts , heavy beards . 4
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) • BEFORE MAKING A CUT , BE SURE ALL REPLACEMENT PARTS . All repairs , whether ADJUSTMENTS ARE SECURE . electrical or mechanical , should be made by a qualified service technician at a Sears store . • BEFORE CHANGING THE SETUP , REMOVING COVERS , GUARDS OR BLADE , TURN OFF WARNING : When servicing , use only identical A THE SAW , AND UNPLUG THE SAW . Craftsman replacement parts . Use of any other • DO NOT FEED THE MATERIAL TOO QUICKLY . parts may create a hazard or cause product Do not force the workpiece against the blade . damage . • NEVER cut more than one piece at a time . DO • • NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMO - NOT STACK more than one workpiece on the + SPHERE . Normal sparking of the motor could saw table at a time . ignite fumes . AVOID cU'rFING NAILS . Inspect for and DO NOT OPERATE THIS TOOL WHILE UN - remove all nails from lumber before cutting . DER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS , ALCOHOL , OR ANY MEDICATION . NEVER TOUCH BLADE or other moving parts during use . STAY ALERT AND EXERCISE CONTROL . NEVER START A TOOL WHEN THE BLADE IS Watch what you are doing and use common IN CONTACT WITH THE WORKPIECE . sense . Do not operate tool when you are tired . Do not rush . • ALLOW THE MOTOR TO COME UP TO FULL MAKE SURE THE WORK AREA HAS AMPLE SPEED before starting a cut . • LIGHTING to see the work and that no obstruc - • FIRMLY CLAMP OR BOLT your band saw to a tions will interfere with safe operation BEFORE firm , level workbench or table . The most comfort - performing any work using your saw . able saw table height is 36 inches or at approxi - mately hip height . • ALWAYS TURN OFF SAW before disconnecting it , to avoid accidental starting when reconnecting • AVOID AWKWARD OPERATIONS AND HAND to power supply . NEVER leave the band saw POSITIONS where a sudden slip could cause unattended while connected to a power source . your hand to move into the blade . ALWAYS SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS . Refer to them make sure you have good balance . • frequently and use to instruct other users . If you loan someone this tool , loan them these instruc - tions also . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS The blade guides and thrust bearings have been pre - assembled but will require final adjustment before using your saw . Refer to " ADJUSTING THRUST BEARINGS , BLADE GUIDE SUPPORT , AND BLADE GUIDES " procedures explained in the ADJUSTMENTS section of the owner's manual . 5
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EXTENSION CORDS GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS Use only 3 - wire extension cords that have 3 - prong In the event of a malfunction or breakdown , grounding grounding plugs and 3 - pole receptacles that accept provides a path of least resistance for electric current the tool's plug . When using a power tool at a consider - to reduce the risk of electric shock . This tool is able distance from the power source , use an exten - equipped with an electric cord having an equipment - sion cord heavy enough to carry the current that the grounding conductor and a grounding plug . The plug tool will draw . An undersized extension cord will must be plugged into a matching outlet that is properly cause a drop in line voltage , resulting in a loss of installed and grounded in accordance with all local power and causing the motor to overheat . Use the cedes and ordinances . chart provided below to determine the minimum wire Do not modify the plug provided . If it will not fit the size required in an extension cord . Only round jack - outlet , have the proper outlet installed by a qualified eted cords listed by Underwriter's Laboratories ( UL ) electrician . Improper connection of the equipment - should be used . grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric Length of Extension Cord Wire Size ( A . W . G . ) shook . The conductor with insulation having an outer 18 Up to 25 feet surface that is green with or without yellow stripes is 26 - 100 feet 16 the equipment - grounding conductor . If repair or replacement of the electric cord or plug is necessary , When working with the tool outdoors , use an exten - do not connect the equipment - grounding conductor to sion cord that is designed for outside use . This is a live terminal . indicated by the letters WA on the cord's jacket . Check with a qualified electrician or service personnel Before using an extension cord , inspect it for loose or if the grounding instructions are not completely exposed wires and cut or worn insulation . understood , or if in doubt as to whether the tool is properly grounded . _ , CAUTION : Keep the cord away from the ecutting Repair or replace a damaged or worn cord immedi - area and position the cord so that it will not b ately . caught on lumber , tools , or other objects during This tool is intended for use on a circuit that has an cutting . outlet like the one shown in Figure 1 . It also has a grounding pin like the one shown . ELECTRICAL CONNECTION Your Sears Craftsman Band Saw is powered by a precision built electric motor . It should be connected to a power supply that is 120 volts , 60 Hz , AC only ( normal household current ) . Do not operate this tool on direct current ( DC ) . A substantial voltage drop will cause a loss of power and the motor will overheat . If the saw does not operate when plugged into an outlet , double check the power supply . GROUNDING PIN COVER01FGROUNDED OUTLETBOX Fig . 1 6
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Bevel Cut Push Stick A cutting operation made with an angled table . A device used to feed the workpiece through the saw Crosscut blade during narrow cuffing operations . It helps keep , the operator's hands well away from the blade . A cutting operation made across the grain or the width Reeaw of the workpiece . A cutting operation to reduce the thickness of the Compound Cut workpiece to make thinner pieces . A compound cut is a cut made using a miter angle " Resin and a bevel angle at the same time . A sticky , sap based substance . FPM Feet per minute . Used in reference to surface speed Ripping of blade . A cutting operation along the length of the workpiece . Ferrous Metal Saw Blade Path Metal that contains iron ; such as steel . The area directly in line - - over , under , behind , or in front of the blade . As it applies to the workpiece , that Freehand ( for band saw ) area which will be , or has been , cut by the blade . Performing a cut without the workpiece properly supported on the table . Set The distance that the tip of the saw blade tooth is bent Gum ( or set ) outward from the face of the blade . A sticky , sap based residue from wood products . Throw - Back Kerf Throwing of a workpiece in a manner similar to a The material removed by the blade in a through cut or kickback . Usually associated with a cause other than the slot produced by the blade in a nonthrough or the kerr closing , such as a workpiece being dropped partial cut . into the blade , or being carelessly placed in contact Leading End with the blade . The end of the workpiece pushed into the cuffing tool Through Sawing first . Any cutting operation where the blade extends Nonferrous Metal completely through the workpiece . Metal that does not contain iron ; such as aluminum , Workplece brass , and copper . The item on which the cuffing operation is being done . Miter Cut The surfaces of a workpiece are commonly referred to A cutting operation made with the edge of the as faces , ends , and edges . workpiece at any angle to the blade other than 90 Worktable degrees . The surface on which the workpiece rests while performing a cutting operation . Blade Width 118 in . to 3 / 8 in . Table Tilt 0 ° - 45 ° Blade Length 56 - 7 / 8 in . Input 120 V , 4.2 amp 60 Hz , AC only Capacities : No Load Speed 300 - 3000 FPM Frame to Blade 11 in . Overall Dimensions 24 - 1 / 2 in . x 12 - 1 / 2 in . x 24 - 1 / 2 in . Under guide 3 - 1 / 8 in . Net Weight 28 Ibs . Table Size 11 - 1 / 2 in . x 11 - 1 / 2 in .
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_ i , WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that _ k WARNING : If any parts are missing , do not could cause possible serious personal injury , operate this tool until the missing parts are assemble all parts to your saw before connecting replaced . Failure to do so could result in possible it to power supply . Saw should never be serious personal injury . connected to power supply when you are assembling parts , making adjustments , installing • Do not discard the packing materials until you or removing blades , or when not in use . have carefully inspected the saw , identified all parts , and satisfactorily operated your new saw . • Carefully remove all parts from the carton and Note : If any parts are damaged or missing , do not place the saw on a level work surface . Separate attempt to plug in the power cord and turn the switch and check against the list of loose parts . on until the damaged or missing parts are obtained and are installed correctly . Check all loose parts from the box with the list below . For your convenience when identifying parts , items A - H below have been drawn actual size . Assemble according to the instructions on the following pages . B . Hex Nut ( 1 / 4 - 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 C . Wing Nut ( 1 / 4 - 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 D . Truss Head Screw ( 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 in . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 E . Screw ( M5 x 8 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 F . Scale Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 _ _ G . Throat Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 V H . Hex Key ( 1 / 8 in . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 I . Saw Table ( not shown ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 J . Owner's Manual ( not shown ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Fig . 2 The following tools ( not included ) are needed for assembly and alignment : • # ' 2 Phillips Screwdriver # 2 PHILUPSSCREWDRIVE • Adjustable Wrench • Small Combination Square • 5 / 16 in . Socket or Nut Driver SMALL COMBINATION SQUARE 5116in . SOCKET / NUTDRIVER Fig . 3
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A , , A WARNIN _ G B . DVERTENCIA | Cl A WARNING / ADVERTENCIA De Fig . 4 9
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The following labels are on the bend saw with locations indicated . F . , AWARNING I ADVERTENCIA G = H = Customer Help Line 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 Fig . 5 10
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KNOW YOUR BAND SAW HEX KEY HOLDER Before attempting to use , familiarize yourself with all A hex key holder inside the front cover keeps hex key operating features and safety requirements of _ ; our conveniently located for blade guide and blade Sears Craftsman band saw . See Figure 6 . tracking adjustments . BLADE ON / OFF KNOB The saw comes with a standard 1 / 4 in . blade installed . Your band saw has an easy access On / Off knob with variable speed . Pull the knob out to turn ON the saw , BLADE GUIDES and push the knob in to turn OFF the saw . Turn the Blade guides support the blade and keep it from the knob to adjust the speed . Place a pad lock in the twisting during operation . An adjustment is necessary lock post next to the knob to lock the sew in the OFF when blades are changed or replaced . position . BLADE GUIDE KNOB AND LOCK LEVER FRONT VIEW OF BAND SAW The blade guide assembly should just clear the workpiece while cutting . Use the blade guide knob QUICKRELEASEKNOB TENSION and lock lever to adjust the blade guide assembly to keep the blade from twisting or breaking . Always lock KNOB the upper blade guide assembly in place before turning on the band saw . - FRONT COVER TABLE LOCK KNOB POST Loosening table lock knob allows table to be tilted at different angles . Tightening knob locks table in place . COVER BLADEGUIDE ANGLE ADJUSTMENT KNOB Once the table lock knob has been loosened , use the . . SAWBLADE BLADE angle adjustment knob to tilt or change the angle of the table . Always tighten the table lock knob before turning on the saw . SCALE The scale shows the angle or degree the table is tilted BANDSAW for bevel cuffing . EXHAUST TABLE PORT TENSION ADJUSTMENT KNOB The tension adjustment knob controls the amount of BACK VIEW OF BAND SAW blade tension when changing blades and when making adjustments for various sawing applications . TRACKING TRACKING ADJUSTMENT SCREW ADJUSTMENTSCREW Tracking adjustment screw adjusts to keep the blade running in the center of the wheels . It is a set screw LOCKLEVER located in the center of the frame on the back of your band saw . BAND SAW TABLE BLADEGUIDE Your band saw has an 11 - 1 / 2 in . square , aluminum saw table with a rack and pinion tilt control for maxi - BLADEGUIDE mum accuracy , It has a red snap in throat plate , and a ASSEM miter slot for use with an optional miter gage , SAWDUST EXHAUST PORT A standard 2 - 1 / 4 in . dust exhaust port has been provided to make dustless cutting possible . The pickup adapter end of a vacuum hose fits inside the dust exhaust port with a wedge tit type connection . COVER TABS TABLE LOCK Easy open cover tabs allow the front cover to be KNOB opened for making adjustments . See Figure 13 , DATAPLATE ANGLEADJUSTMEN'I KNOB Fig . 6 11
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INSTALLING SCALE INDICATOR Align the three holes on the table with the three See Figure 7 . holes in the angle bracket . Fasten the table to • Attach the bevel scale indicator to the saw'frame the angle bracket using the three flat head screws and three hex nuts . below the scale using the screw supplied , • Assemble the truss head screw and wing nut to ANGLEADJUSTMENTKNOB the edge of the table at the end of the slot . Snap the throat plate in place on the table . Note : The wing nut goes below the table . MOUNTING BAND SAW TO WORKBENCH See Figure 9 . If the band saw is to be used in a permanent applica - tion , we recommend that you secure it in a permanent location such as a workbench . When mounting the saw to a workbench , holes should be drilled through the supporting surface of the workbench using dimen - sions illustrated . ANGLEBRACKET Each leg should be belted securely using 5 / 16 in . diameter machine screws , lock washers , and TABLELOCKKNOB SCALEINDICATOR 5 / 16 in . hex nuts ( not included ) . Screw length SCALE Fig . 7 should be 1 - 314 in . plus the thickness of the bench top . INSTALLING THE TABLE • Locate and mark the holes where band saw is to See Figure 8 . be mounted . • Slide the table onto the angle bracket from the • Drill ( 4 ) 318 in . diameter holes through work - beck of the saw to front , with the blade traveling bench . through the slot in the table , • Place band saw on workbench aligning holes in the frame with holes drilled in the workbench . TRUSSHEAD SCREW • Insert all four 5116 in . screws and tighten se - FLATHEAD curely with lock washers and hex nuts . SCREW ( S ) Note : All belts should be inserted from the top . Install the lock washers and hex nuts from the underside of the bench . Supporting surface where band saw is mounted should be examined carefully after mounting to insure that no movement during use can result . If any tipping or walking is noted , secure workbench or supporting surface before beginning cutting operations . t 3 - 1 / 8in . . . . . . . . . . . 18 in . - - e e i HEX NUT ( S ) 5 - 3 / 4in . 3 / 8 in . Dia . 12in ` WINGNUT , \ Fig . 8 ! ! I J 3 - 1 / 8 _ Lin [ . L ! 11in . " - - I 3.1 / 2in . 3 - 1 / 2in . Fig . 9 12
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CLAMPING BAND SAW TO WORKBENCH Note : It may be necessary to countersink hex nuts and washers on bottom side of mounting board . See Figure 10 . If the band saw is to be used in a portable application , we recommend that you fasten it permanently to a mounting board that can easily be clamped to a workbench or other supporting surface . The mounting board should be of sufficient size to avoid tipping of • MOUNTING saw while in use . Any good grade plywood or chip - BOARD board with a 3 / 4 in . thickness is recommended . Mount saw to board using holes in frame as a template for hole pattern or the diagram in Figure 9 . Locate and mark the holes where band saw is to be mounted . • Follow last three steps in previous section called Mounting Band Saw to Workbench . If lag bolts are used , make sure they are long enough to go through holes in the saw and material the saw is being mounted to . If machine bolts are being used , C - CLAMP ( S ) make sure bolts are long enough to go through holes in the saw frame , material being mounted to , lock WORKBENCH washers , and hex nuts . Fig . 10 ADJUSTING BLADE GUIDE ASSEMBLY to unlock the blade guide assembly . See Figures 11 and 12 • Rotate the blade guide knob to position the blade guide assembly to the desired position . Use a & WARNING : To avoid blade contact , adjust the scrap piece of the same wood you are about to blade guide assembly to just clear the workpiece , cut as a guide to set the height of the blade approximately 1 / 8 in . Failure to do so could result guide assembly . in serious personal injury . • Lock position in place by returning the lock lever to its upward position . Always lock the blade The blade guide assembly should be positioned guide assembly in place before turning on the approximately 1 / 8 in . above the top surface of the band saw . workpiece being cut . This helps to keep the blade from twisting or breaking . Adjust from the back of the band saw . LOCKLEVER • Push the lock lever that secures the blade guide POSiTiON ) assembly counterclockwise or to the left 1 / 4 turn BLADEGUIDE BLADEGUIDE LOCK LEVER ( UNLOCKED BLADEGUIDE POSITION ) ASSEMBLY Fig . 12 Fig . 11 13
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INSTALLING AND ADJUSTING THE WARNING : Always wear safety goggles yorour BLADE safety glasses with side shields to protect See Figures 13 . eyes while uncoiling band saw blades . Failure to heed this warning could result in a serious eye injury . & WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that could cause possible serious personal injury , Wearing gloves , carefully uncoil the blade at turn off the saw and unplug the saw before arms length . If the new blade was oiled to installing or removing blade . prevent rusting , it may need to be wiped to keep From the back of the saw , push the lock lever the oil from your workpiece . Carefully wipe in the counterclockwise or to the left 1 / 4 turn to unlock same direction the teeth are pointing so the rag does not catch on the teeth of the saw blade . the blade guide assembly . Use the blade guide knob to position the blade guide assembly about • Turn the quick release knob counterclockwise or half way between the table and the frame . to the left to release the tension . Turn the tension Return the lock lever to its upright locked posi - adjusting knob counterclockwise or to the left to tion . See Figures 11 and 12 . lower the upper wheel . See page 15 . Open the front cover of the saw by the cover • Carefully remove the old blade . The spring on tabs . the upper wheel allows it to be pulled down slightly to remove the saw blade from the wheel . Loosen and remove the wing nut and truss head screw from the table . See Figure 8 . • Slide the new blade into the slot of the table with the teeth of the blade toward the front of the saw and facing down toward the table . FRONTCOVER TENSIONADJUSTINGKNOB QUICK RELEASE KNOB OPEN UPPERWHEEL SAWBLADE COVERTAB EXHAUST LOWERLEFT WHEEL COVERTAB SAWBLADE EXHAUST LOWER _ GHT WHEEL Fig . 13 14
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TENSIONADJUSTINGKNOB Note : The blade may need to be turned inside out if the teeth are pointing in the wrong direction . Hold the blade with both hands and rotate it inward . TO DECREASE TO INCREASE TENSION Place the blade through the upper blade guides TENSION and around the upper wheel . Place the blade around the lower wheel on the left . Work the blade around the third wheel making sure it goe _ between the lower blade guides . Pull down on the upper wheel slightly to place the saw blade on the third wheel , if needed . Slowly turn the upper wheel to the right or clockwise by hand to Fig . 15 center the blade on the rubber tires . • Adjust the blade tension and check or adjust the • Turn the tension adjusting knob ( upper , smaller blade tracking . See pages 15 and 16 . knob ) to the right or clockwise to increase tension or raise the upper wheel . Turn it to the • Adjust both upper and lower blade guides and left or counterclockwise to decrease tension on thrust bearings . See pages 17 and 18 . the blade or lower the upper wheel . • Replace the truss head screw and wing nut . Note : Adjustments of the blade tension can be made Tighten securely . at anytime . The quick release knob can be either • Close the cover of the band saw . released or engaged while making adjustments with ADJUSTING BLADE TENSION the tension adjusting knob . See Figures 14 and 15 . • Rotate the quick release knob to the right or clockwise 1 / 4 turn to engage tension before • Turn off and unplug the saw . using the band saw . • To check the tension , raise the blade guide A WARNING : Failure to unplug your saw could result in accidental starting causing possible assembly all the way up exposing the blade . serious personal injury . • Pushing the blade to the side with moderate force , the blade should deflect approximately QUICKRELEASEKNOB 1 / 8 in . Another method of checking the tension has to do with the sound the blade makes when plucked like a guitar string . • Pluck the back straight edge on the coasting side TO RELEASE TO ENGAGE opposite the blade guides while turning the tension knob . Sound should be a musical note . Sound becomes less flat as tension increases . Sound decreases with too much tension . Using either method to check tension requires knowing Fig . 14 your band saw and can be developed with practice . The tension adjusting knob is on the top of the • Never tension the blade so tight as to completely saw . Rotate the quick release knob ( outer , larger compress the spring . The spring can no longer knob ) 1 / 4 turn to the left or counterclockwise to act as a shock absorber . release blade tension . Note : Be careful not to over tension the blade . Too much tension may cause the blade to break . Too little tension may cause the blade to slip on the wheels . 15
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TRACKING THE BLADE If the blade moved away from the front of the saw , turn the adjustment screw out ( to the left or See Figure 16 . counterclockwise ) while turning the wheel by Note : Blade tension must be properly adjusted before hand , until the blade moves forward and rides in tracking the blade . the center of the tire . • Open the front cover of the saw . Slowly turn the • Check the position of the blade on the other two u _ per wheel to the right or clockwise by hand tires . The blade should be completely on the and watch the blade on the upper tire . If the tires . If not , adjust the tracking until the blade is blade moves away from the center of the tire , the on all three tires . tracking must be adjusted . • Rotate the upper wheel by hand in a clockwise TO ADJUST : direction for a few more turns . Make sure the • Remove 1 / 8 in . hex key located in the holder blade stays in the same location on the tires . inside the front cover . Readjust if necessary , until blade is tracking • Insert the 1 / 8 in . hex key into the tracking adjust - properly . ment screw located on the back of the saw Note : The 1 / 8 in . blade may not track properly in the behind the upper wheel . center of the wheel . It may be better to track this If the blade moved toward the front of the saw blade on the back half of the upper wheel . turn the adjustment screw in ( to the right or • Replace hex key in holder located inside of the clockwise ) while turning the wheel by hand , until front cover . Close front cover . the blade moves back and rides in the center of the tire . ALIGNING THE TABLE SQUARE TO THE BLADE See Figure 17 , , _ WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that could cause possible serious personal injury , turn off the saw and unplug the saw before making adjustments . • From the back of the saw , push the lock lever counterclockwise or to the left 1 / 4 turn to unlock the blade guide assembly . • Rotate the blade guide knob to move the blade guide assembly all the way up . Return lock lever to the upward position to lock assembly in place . • Loosen table lock knob . Place a small combina - tion square on table beside blade . • Rotate angle adjustment knob to tiltthe table up or down to align table 90 " to blade ( 0 ° position ) . Tighten the table lock knob . • Using the 1 / 8 in . hex key , adjust the zero stop set screw until the set screw just touches the frame . Check squareness of table to blade . Make readjustments if necessary . Loosen screw on scale indicator and align red mark to zero on scale . Tighten all screws securely . HEXKEY _ in . ) Fig . 16 16
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To Adjust Thrust Bearings LOCK LEVER , , BLADEGUIDE • Adjust the thrust bearings first . Using the 118in . hex key , loosen the thrust bearing screw . BLADE GUIDE ASSEMBLY Note : The thrust bearing screw is the upper cap screw located on the right side of the blade guide SMALL assembly . It is the lower cap screw on the right side of COMBINATION SQUARE the frame below the table for the lower bearing . • Move the thrust bearing to within 1 / 64 in . of the blade . Tighten the thrust bearing screw securely . Repeat this procedure on the lower thrust bearing , located below the table . Note : The thrust bearing is to support the back edge TABLE of the blade while cutting . The blade should not LOCKKNOB contact the bearings when you stop cutting . It is important that both thrust bearings be adjusted SCALE equally . INDICATOR To Adjust Blade Guide Support • Next , adjust the position of the blade guide ANGLI KNOB support . Loosen the bottom screw on the right Fig . 17 side of the blade assembly using the hex key . • Slide the blade guide support on the shaft until ADJUSTING THRUST BEARINGS , BLADE the front edge of the blade guides are about 1164 GUIDE SUPPORT , AND BLADE GUIDES in . behind the gullet of the blade . Tighten the See Figures 18 , 19 , and20 . screw securely . Repeat this procedure for the The upper and lower blade guides and thrust bearings lower blade guide support . support the band saw blade during cutting operations . Note : The lower blade guide support screw is the top The adjustment of the guides and bearings should be screw located on the right of the saw frame under the checked whenever a different blade is installed . table . See Figure 19 . _ , WARNING ; To prevent accidental starting that could cause possible serious personal injury , _ , WARNING : Never operate saw without lbladet guard secured in place . To do so could resu in turn off the saw and unplug the saw before possible serious personal injury . making adjustments . GUARDREMOVED BLADEGUIDE SUPPORTSCREW BLADE THRUSTBEARING SCREW SCREW BLADEGUIDE THRUSTBEARING D SCREWS BLADE GUIDE BLADEGUIDE LOWER BLADE GUIDE SUPPORT SCREW SCREWS Fig . 19 BLADE GUIDE ASSEMBLY Fig . 18 17
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BLADE GUARD REMOVED To Adjust • lade Guides FOR CLARIFICATION ONLY Theblade guides help keep the blade from twisting and binding . Letting the blade teeth hit the blade guides while using the band saw will ruin the blade . The set of teeth and the sharpened edge of teeth would be damaged by hitting the blade guides . Proper adjustment of the upper and lower blade guides will , THRUST prevent this from happening . • Loosen the two blade guide screws that lock the upper blade guides . Press the two guides evenly THRUST near the sides of the blade leaving about 0.004 BEARINGSCREW in . from the blade . ( 0.004 is the thickness of a dollar bill . ) Do not pinch the blade . Make sure one guide is not further away from the blade than BLADEGUIDE SCREW the other . Release the guides and tighten both SCREW screws securely . BLADEGUIDES • Repeat this prOcedure on the lower blade guides Fig . 20 located under the table . See Figure 19 . VARIABLE SPEED This band saw is designed to cut wood , wood compo - sition prOducts , plastic , and nonferrous metals ( alumi - See Figure 22 . num , brass , copper ) . The variable speed control may be adjusted to the approximate speeds identified on the On / Off knob _ 1 _ CAUTION : Do not cut ferrous metals ( steel , iron ) label . Turn the knob clockwise or to the rightto or hardened steel or serious damage to the saw increase speed , up to 3000 FPM ( feet per minute ) . could result . Turn the knob counterclockwise or to the left to reduce speed as low as 500 FPM ( feet per minute ) . ON / OFF KNOB See Figure 21 . • Pull the knob out to turn the saw ON . Note : The motor will gradually come up to speed after the saw is turned ON . • Push the knob in to turn the saw OFF . TOINCREASESPEED PUSHOFF ON / OFFKNOB WiTH VARIABLESPEED e - - PULLON ONIOEFKNOB WITH Fig . 22 SPEED VARIABLESPEED Fig . 21 18
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LOCK POST • Use both hands while feeding the work into the blade . Hold the workplece firmly against the To prevenut nauthorizeudseofyourbandsaw , we table . Usa gentle pressure . Do not force the suggestthatyoudisconnecittfromthe power dupply work , but allow the blade to cut . and lock the knob in the OFF position . A padlock with a shackle of 6 mm or 114 in . diameter may be used . • The smallest diameter circle that can be cut out When the lock is installed and locked , the switch is is determined by the width of the blade . A 114 in . wide blade will cut a minimum diameter of inoperable . Store the padlock key in another location . approximately 1 - 1 / 2 in . A 1 / 8 in . wide blade will • To lock knob in OFF position , install a padlock cut a minimum diameter of approximately 1 / 2 in . through the lock post beside the knob , and lock the padlock . • Relief cuts are made when an intricate curve ( too small a radius for the blade ) is to be cut . A relief cut is made by cutting through the scrap section ON / OFFKNOB of workplsce to curve in pattern line , then care - WITH fully backing blade out . Several relief cuts should VARIABLESPEED be made for intricate curves , then follow pattern line as sections are cut off of curve " relieving " blade pressure . Avoid Injury from unexpected uw move - ment : LOCKPOST Put the saw on a firm level surface with plenty of room for handling and properly supporting the workpiece . Make sure table is level and saw does not rock . Bolt the saw to the support surface to prevent slipping , walking or sliding during operations like cutting long , heavy boards . Turn saw off , lock with padlock , and unplug cord Fig , 2 : 3 before moving the saw . GENERAL OPERATION Avoid Injury from Jams , 8111 _ or thrown pieces : A band saw is basically a " curve cutting " machine . It can also be used for straight - line cuffing operations Choose right size and style blade for material such as cross cutting , ripping , mitedng , beveling , and the type of cut you plan to do . compound cuffing , and resawing . It is not capable of USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES , making inside or non through cuts . The use of improper accessories may cause risk For general type scroll cuffing , follow the pattern lines of injury to persons . by pushing and turning the workplece at the same Make sure the blade teeth point downward , time . Do not try to turn the workpiece while engaged toward - thetable . in the blade without pushing it or the workpiece could Make sure blade guides and thrust bearings are bind or twist the blade . The blade should cut in the properly adjusted . middle of the pattern line since band saw blades are Make sure blade tension is properly adjusted . thin . Make sure table lock knob is tight and no parts • Always inspect your band saw for proper adjust - have excessive play . ments before each use . Always adjust the blade guide assembly to just • A curved radius cut is best performed by follow - clear the workpiece to avoid accidental blade ing the pattern line with the blade while turning contact , minimize blade breakage and provide the workpiece . maximum blade support . 19
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m Use extra caution with large , very small or When saw is running : awkward workpleces : Before starting your cut , watch the saw while it Use extra supports ( tables , saw horses , bJocks , runs . If you experience excessive vibration or etc . ) unusual noise , stop immediately . Turn the saw off , lock with padlock , and unplug the saw . Do Never use a person as a substitute for a table not restart until locating and correcting problem . extension , or as additional support for a work - piece that is longer or wider than the basic saw , Before freeing any jammed material : table , or to help feed , support or pull the work - Turn switch OFF . piece . Wait for all moving parts to stop . When cutting irregularly shaped workpieces , plan Unplug the saw . your work so it will not pinch the blade . For example , a piece of molding must lay flat on the When backing up the workplece , the blade table . Workpieces must not twist , rock , or slip may bind In the kerf ( cut ) . This is usually while being cut , caused by sawdust clogging up the kerr or because the blade comes out of the guides . If Properly support round material such as dowel this happens : reds , or tubing . They have a tendency to roll Turn switch Off . during a cut , causing the blade to " bite . " To avoid this , always use a " V " block or clamp Wait for all moving parts to stop . workpiece to a miter gage . Unplug the saw . • Cut only one workpiece at a Ume . Open band saw cover . • Clear everything except the workpiece and Wedge the kerf open with a flat blade screw - related support devices off the table before driver or wooden wedge . turning the saw on . Turn the upper wheel by hand while backing up • Plan the way you will hold the workplece the workpiece . from start to finish : Before removing loose pieces from the table , • Do not hand hold pieces so small that your turn saw off and walt for all moving parts to fingers will go under the blade guard . Keep your stop . hands away from the blade . Before leaving the saw : • Avoid awkward operations and hand positions Turn switch Off . where a sudden slip could cause serious injury from contact with the blade . Never place hands Wait for all moving parts to stop . in path of blade . Lock the knob in the OFF position , using a padlock to keep children and others not qualified _ 1 = WARNING : Do not allow familiarity with your to use the tool from using the tool . saw make you careless . Remember that a Unplug the saw . careless fi'action of a second is sufficient to inflict Make workshop child - proof . Lock the shop . severe injury . 20
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TYPESOF BLADESANDAPPROXIMATESPEEDS CHOICE OF BLADE AND SPEED Your band saw will cut a wide variety of material Material Speed Blade Maximum Thickness including wood , wood like products , and nonferrous metals ( aluminum , brass , copper ) . Wood 2460 FPM General Purposes 3 in . Note : Inside the front cover of the saw and printed on Plastic 1230 FPM General Purposes 1 / 2 in . page 9 in this manual is a blade size label . Aluminum 1130 FPM Metal Cutting 114 in . • Always usa the correct blade for the material Brass 840 FPM Metal Cutting 114 in . being cut . Copper 400 FPM Metal Cutting 114 in . • Use a fine tooth blade for cutting thin workpieces when a smooth cut is required , when cutting hard METAL CUTTING material , or when using lower speeds . Many kinds of metals can be cut with your saw . Be • Always use a blade that will have at least 2 teeth careful notto twist or bend the blades . Do not force . If in the material at all times . blade heats excessively , use lower speed , ff blade tooth • For best results , use thin , narrow blades for tight become filled or clogged when cut _ ng soft metals , such radius work , and thick , wide blades for large as aluminum , usa a coarsar - toothblade or lower speed . curves and straight cuts . We recommend the use of cuttingoil when cuttingmost • Match the approximate blade speed ( FPM ) to the soft metals to keep blades cool , increase cuffingaction , material being cut . and prolongblade life . _ 1 = CAUTION : Do not cut ferrous metals ( steel , iron ) n or hardened steel or serious damage to the saw could result . _ i , WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that _ i , WARNING : When servicing , usa only identical could cause possible serious personal injury , Craftsman replacement parts . Use of any other turn off the saw and unplug the saw before part may create a hazard or cause product working on the band saw . damage . LUBRICATION GENERAL MAINTENANCE All of the bearings in this tool are lubricated with a Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts . sufficient amount of high grade lubricant for the life of Most plastics are susceptible to damage from various the unit under normal operating conditions . Therefore , types of commercial solvents and may be damaged no further lubrication is required . by their usa . Use clean cloths to remove dirt , carbon dust , etc . TIRES To properly and safely maintain the wheel tires , the _ 1 , WARNING : Do not at any time let brake fluids , blade should be removed from the band saw . The gasoline , petroleum - based products , penetrating tires should be kept clean . When the tires become oils , etc . come in contact with plastic parts . They worn they should be replaced . contain chemicals that can damage , weaken or • Pitch and sawdust that accumulates on the tires destroy plastic . should be removed with a fine wire brush or a piece of wood . Do not usa a sharp knife or any Keep your band saw clean . kind of solvent . Remove sawdust from the inside frequently . • Remove the saw blade , and the worn tires . Do not allow pitch to accumulate on the table , Stretch the new tires around each wheel . blade guides , or thrust bearings . Clean them with • Reinstall saw blade . gum and pitch remover . Apply a thin coat of automobile type wax to the table top so the wood slides easily while cutting . Also apply wax to the inside surfaces of the angle bracket . 21
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BRUSH , _ , WARNING : To avoid fire or electrocution , See Figure 24 . reassemble electric parts with only identical Craftsman replacement parts . Reassemble exactly as originally assembled . _ k WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that could cause possible serious personal injury , turn off the saw , lock knob in the off position , and MOTOR BRUSHES unplug the saw before working on the band saw , See Figure 24 . Your saw has externally accessible brush assemblies There is a brush located inside the saw's cover , next that should be periodically checked for wear . When to the lower right wheel . The brush helps protect the one of the two brushes becomes worn , replace both tire and wheel by brushing off saw dust . As the brush brushes . becomes worn , it will need to be adjusted or replaced . • Unplug your saw . • Loosen the screw to slide the brush and holder toward the wheel . The brush should just touch the wheel . , _ WARNING : Failure to unplug your saw could result in accidental starting causing serious • Carefully pull the brush straight off of the brush injury . holder to replace the brush . Push the new brush on the holder until you hear it snap in place . • Remove brush cap with a flat blade screwdriver . • Remove the brush holder screw to replace both Brush assembly is spring loaded and will push brush and holder . against the cap as it releases . BRUSH • Remove brush assembly . • Check for wear . If one brush is worn down shorter than 1 / 4 in . , replace both brushes . Do not replace one side without replacing the other . • Reassemble using new brush assemblies . Make sure curvature of brush matches curvature of motor and that brush moves freely in brush tube . • Make sure brush cap is oriented correctly ( straight ) and replace . • Tighten brush cap securely . Do not overtighten . • Repeat for other brush . BRUSHHOLDER BRUSHHOLDER SCREW Fig . 24 BLADE GUIDES See Figures 18 and 19 on page 17 . • The blade guides may become rounded and worn during use . Remove the blade guides and file or grind flat . • Replace the guides when filing or grinding has worn down guides and they can no longer be properly secured in place . MOTOR / ELECTRICAL • Frequently vacuum or blow out any sawdust from the motor . _ 1 , WARNING : If the power cord is worn , cut , dori - damaged in any way , have it replaced imme ately by a qualified service technician at a Sears store . Failure to do so could result in serious personal injury . Fig . 24 22
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DRIVE BELT See Figures 25 , 26 , 27 , and 28 . , _ WARNING : To prevent accidental starting that could cause possible serious personal injury , . turn off the saw , lock the knob in the off position , and unplug the saw before working on the band , SaW . Due to wear or breakage , the drive belt may need to be replaced . The drive belt is located on the motor pulley and on the lower right wheel of the band saw . LOWERRIGHTWHEEL DRIVEBELT bLOWERRIGHT WHEEL O Fig . 27 • Remove the worn drive belt by sliding it off the MOTOR wheel and then off the motor pulley . NUTS • Matching grooves , place new drive belt on the motor pulley and then on the wheel . • Rotate the motor to the left or counterclockwise from the front of the saw to apply tension to the drive belt . Using a thumb and finger to squeeze MOTORPULLEY the belt , it should give about 114in . Tighten the three motor nuts . DRIVEBELT Note : A drive belt that is too tight may cause in - creased noise or overload the motor . Fig . 25 Loosen the three motor nuts and rotate the motor to the right or clockwise to reduce tension on the TO TIGHTEN old drive belt . DRIVEBELT COUNTERCLOCKWISE CLOCKWISE TO TIGHTEN TOLOOSEN TO LOOSEN DRIVEBELT Fig . 28 Fig . 26 23
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_ 1 WARNING : For your own safety , turn saw Off , lock knob in the off position , and remove plug from power source before adjusting or aligning your band saw . PROBLEM CAUSE SOLU _ ON Motor will not run . 1 . Problem with On - Off switch or 1 . Have worn parts replaced before using Band Saw again . power cord . 2 . Motor Defective . 2 . Do not attempt any repair . Have repaired by a qualified service technician at a Sears store . 1 . Not tracking properly . 1 . Adjust tracking , See Adjust - Blade does not run in the approxi - ments section Tracking the mate center of the upper wheel . Blade . Band Saw slows down when 1 . Cutting too small a radius . 1 . Stop feeding , and back up the material slightly , until the band cutting . saw speeds up . 2 . Dull blade . 2 . Replace blade . 1 ° 1 . Too much tension . Adjust tension . See Adjust - Blades breaking . ments section Adjusting Blade Tension . . , Use correcLcutting technique . Kink in blade caused by cutting See section Basic Operation too small a radius or turning the of the Band Sew . material too fast when cutting . . 3 . Replace the thrust bearings . Thrust bearings scarred or not rotating , 1 . Too much blade tension . 1 . Adjust blade tension . See Saw is noisy when running . Adjustments section AdJusUng Blade Tension . 2 . Adjust upper and lower blade 2 . Blade guides and backup bearings are in contact with the guidesand bearings . See blade . Adjustments section Adjusting Thrust Bearings , Blade Guide Support , and Blade Guides . 1 . 1 . Blade guides and bearings not Adjust upper and lower blade Blade will not cut straight . guides and bearings . See properly adjusted . Adjustments section Adjusting Thrust Bearings , Blade Guide Support , and Blade Guides . 2 . Worn or defective blade . 2 . Replace blade . Blade guides will not stay in 1 . Blade guide screws have 1 . Tighten blade guide screws position , loosened , securely . 24
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CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW - MODEL NO . 315.214500 number in all correspondence regarding _ , our BAND SAW or whel _ ordering repair parts . I The model number will be found on a plate attached to the frame . Always mention the model | I 5 4 6 2 19 7 18 i I 16 15 ! ! 8 2O 9 i 10 12 FIGURE A 26
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CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW - MODEL NO . 315.214500 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the frame . Always mention the model ] number in all correspondence regarding your BAND SAW or when ordering repair parts . ! I SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE A Key Part No . Number Description Quan . 1 STD541625 * * Wing Nut ( 1 / 4 - 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 977095 - 001 * Screw ( 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 in . Truss Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 977079 - 001 * Screw ( 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 in . Socket Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 977085 - 001 * Screw ( 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 / 8 in . Flat Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Throat Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 977027 - 001 Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 977028 - 001 Table Lock Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 977030 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 977092 - 001 9 977031 - 001 Spindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 977093 - 001 Washer ( Shim ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11 977086 - 001 Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 STD541025 * * Hex Nut ( 1 / 4 - 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 13 977033 - 001 Angle Adjustment Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 977032 - 001 Angle Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 15 977105 - 001 Washer ( Shim ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 16 977029 - 001 Angle Adjustment Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 17 977065 - 001 Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 * * Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 18 STD551025 19 977088 - 001 Retaining Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 20 820193 - 005 Hex Key 1 / 8 in . ( Item No . 9 - 28135 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 * Standard Hardware Item - May Be Purchased Locally * * Available From Division 98 - Source 980.00 27
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CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW - MODEL NO . 315.214500 I SAW or when ordering repair parts . The model number will be found on a plate attached to the frame . Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your BAND I PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE B Key Part No . Number Description Quan . 1 979861 - 001 Grommet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Strain Relief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 977082 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 979865 - 001 4 980032 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 977055 - 001 6 977059 - 001 Motor ( Includes Key Nos . 9 & 10 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 977016 - 001 Motor Pulley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 977080 - 001 Retaining C - Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Motor Brush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 9 979863 - 001 10 979862 - 001 Brush Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 11 979865 - 001 u i
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CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW - MODEL NO . 315.214500 PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE C Key Pad Key Pad No . Number Description Quan . No . Number Description Quan . 1 977071 - 001 Hand Warning Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 36 STD652005 * * Spring Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 977037 - 001 Hinge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 37 977091 - 001 Lock Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 977098 - 001 Rivet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 38 977036 - 001 Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 977074 - 001 39 STD835020 * * Warning Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Hex Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 5 977002 - 001 Front Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 40 * * * Saw Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 977001 - 001 Switch Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 41 977080 - 001 Retaining ' C ' Ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 7 977195 - 001 Knob Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 42 977196 - 001 Washer ( Shim ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 8 977188 - 001 On / Off Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 43 977038 - 001 Bearing Bushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 9 977186 - 001 44 977004 - 001 Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Logo Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 977039 - 001 Lock Post . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 45 977035 - 001 Drive Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11 977198 - 001 Hex Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 46 977034 - 001 Drive Wheel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 977199 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 47 . 977097 - 001 Thrust Bearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 977083 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 48 977023 - 001 Bearing Pin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 977007 - 001 Circuit Board Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 49 977024 - 001 Blade Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . 1 15 980032 - 001 Star Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 50 977020 - 001 Blade Guide Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 16 979865 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 51 977026 - 001 Blade Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 17 977008 - 001 Circuit Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 52 977011 - 001 Wheel Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 18 977057 - 001 Cam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 53 STD840610 * * Hex Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 19 977010 - 001 Quick Release Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 54 STD652006 * * Spring Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 20 977009 - 001 Tension Adjustment Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 55 979864 - 001 Brush Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 21 977081 - 001 Pin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 56 977047 - 001 Brush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 22 977040 - 001 Cover Latch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 57 979866 - 001 Wire Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 23 977014 - 001 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 58 STD641110 * * Hex Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 24 977015 - 001 59 STD651010 * * Adjustment Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 25 977197 - 001 60 977005 - 001 Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Wheel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 26 977189 - 001 Tension / Tracking Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 61 977006 - 001 Cable Clamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 27 977079 - 001 Tracking Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 62 977041 - 001 Cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 28 STD861008 * * Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 63 97986 ! - 001 Grommet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 29 977069 - 001 Lock Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 64 977013 - 001 Upper Wheel Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 30 STD541031 * * Hex Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 66 977012 - 001 Upper Wheel Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 31 STD852008 * * Spring Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 66 STD512503 * * Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 32 977060 - 001 Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Blade Selection Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 67 980035 - 001 33 979865 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 68 977042 - 001 Wire Cover Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 34 977090 - 001 * 69 980198 - 001 Screw ( Hex Cap ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Rubber Pad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 35 977186 - 001 Data Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 70 980064 - 001 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 71 980196 - 001 Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 * Standard Hardware Item - - May Be Purchased Locally * * Available From Division 98 - Source 980.00 _ . * * * Available at your nearest Seers Retail Store . ,
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CRAFTSMAN BAND SAW - MODEL NO . 315.214500 TShAeWmoordwehl ennumorbdeerrwinigll breepfaoirunpdarotsn . a plate attached to the frame . Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your BAND J PARTS LIST FOR FIGURE D Key Part No . Number Description Quan . 1 977026 - 001 Blade Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 977020 - 001 Blade Guide Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 977090 - 001 * Screw ( 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 in . HexCap ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 977025 - 001 Blade Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 977024 - 001 Blade Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CO 6 977097 - 001 Thrust Bearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , . . . . 1 Co 7 977023 - 001 Bearing Pin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 977096 - 001 Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 977022 - 001 Blade Guard Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 10 977106 - 001 Screw ( 10 - 24 x 3 / 8 in . Pan Hd . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 11 977021 - 001 Pinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 977019 - 001 Cam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 977018 - 001 Lock Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 977017 - 001 Blade Guide Knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 15 977066 - 001 Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 16 977087 - 001 Washer ( M6 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 17 STD541425 * * Lock Nut ( 1 / 4 - 20 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 972000 - 510 Owner's Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 * Standard Hardware Item - - May Be Purchased Locally * * Available From Division 98 - Source 980.00 , , _
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