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I Have A New Craftsman Rout-a-signer Given To Me But With No Diagram Or Manual. I Do Not Know If I Have It All Nor Do I Know How It Goes Together. Not Much Help From Sears. Any Help Would Be Appreciated As It Is New And I Would Like To Use It
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Go to a local Sears and ask them to photocopy or order a copy of the manual?

Is is similar enough to the Rockler version (TurnLock™ Router SignCrafter™ System) that you can use their on-line manual as a guide to setting up your Sears tool?
 

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Hi k1wml

I would suggest you pickup one off ebay at the right price or drop the guy a email that's selling it and ask him for a copy of the maual...can't hurt and I almost sure it would be quicker than Sears....


http://cgi.ebay.com/SEARS-MODEL-229-ROUTING-ATTACHMENT-MAKES-WOODEN-SIGNS_W0QQitemZ300220219750QQihZ020QQcategoryZ20781QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Sears number below
(800) 252-1698
Just a note they don't show the model number on the web site below so it could be hard finding a manual for it..

http://www.routerforums.com/craftsman/7888-craftsman-parts-manuals.html#post71555
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action


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I Have A New Craftsman Rout-a-signer Given To Me But With No Diagram Or Manual. I Do Not Know If I Have It All Nor Do I Know How It Goes Together. Not Much Help From Sears. Any Help Would Be Appreciated As It Is New And I Would Like To Use It
Thanks :d
 

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I have the manual if yo still want a copy. It has a few areas missing by a hungry mouse but I can zerox you a copy if you still need it.
 

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Hey K1....you could do all the above. Or you could save a lot of time and frustration by dumping that @#$#$$%@# in the garbage and looking elsewhere. Trust me-been there.
Someday somebody will create a nice little sign making tool that actually WORKS without dozens of user made modifications.
 

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Go to (I can't list the URL, if you want the URL private message me) and download manual number 1206. That will give you a inventory of what should be in the box and a basic idea of how to use it. If you still have questions I have the craftsman model 25972 and I will be happy to make a copy and send it to you if it will help. Thanks, Joe
 

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Joe, you can post the url, you just have to be creative about it.

For example.... signcrafter at sears dot com or something similar.

There is a section of the forum that we are trying to compile users manuals for just such an occasion.

Brian
 

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Brian,
Thank You so much for the help, I was going to send him my user manual if I got too much grief from the forum. The other option is I can send him a PDF, that way he will have it right now. Thanks again Brian, Joe
 

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ICE, Email me the PDF and I will post it in our reference section. The no posting thing is valid until you make 10 posts. This eliminates the spam bots from striking us. I know it is a hassle but it is the best solution to date.
 

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I assume you guys do realize that the original post is 6 Months old, don't you?
 

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CuriousGeorge,
I keep telling my Doctor he needs to adjust my Meds. Now i have another example to prove it. So sorry, Joe
 

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CuriousGeorge,
I keep telling my Doctor he needs to adjust my Meds. Now i have another example to prove it. So sorry, Joe
 

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I assume you guys do realize that the original post is 6 Months old, don't you?
Yep. guy must have changed his e-mail addy. I figured the guy still wants the instructions. I have the system he has. Heck. I now have them all as I just bought the sign pro system.

The rout-a-signer works ok (like all of the systems :'( ) but if my memory is correct, it only makes angled letters which didn't work in my application as a parks dept. Thus I threw it in the cabinet for the mice to play with for the last 16+ years. :eek:

16 years later no one is still making a decent system. :mad:
 

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Hi Clearcut

Go to a local Sears and ask them to photocopy or order a copy of the manual?

Is is similar enough to the Rockler version (TurnLock™ Router SignCrafter™ System) that you can use their on-line manual as a guide to setting up your Sears tool?
Do you know if you need a plunge router with the Rockler version? I'm thinking of getting one and would like to make some signs for the family and friends. Thanks Jim
 

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All the sign making kits are the same. The difference between the kits is in the length of the rods... and the price. A plunge router is the best way to go, but you can get by with a fixed base router.
 

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does anyone have a part number for the Craftsman Rout-A-Signer, I'm looking for the part number for the clamp tube and clamp know. my husband has one from his dad but nobody at sears seems to know anything, probably the age of the thing.
 

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HI carolmcs

Looks like Sears has drop the item, BUT I'm almost sure it's the same as the MileCraft one, below you will see a link to the manuals( see PDF file listed )

You can find many dealers that sell this item, or you can go on line to find the parts you need...

http://www.milescraft.com/instruction.html
http://www.milescraft.com/product/1212.html
http://www.milescraft.com/

http://www.routerforums.com/other-specialty/9736-sign-making-kit-instructions.html

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/par...E2yQ**.shcapp3306?modelNumber=25927&pop=flush

http://cgi.ebay.com/Craftsman-Wood-...5|66:2|65:12|39:1|240:1318|301:1|293:1|294:50


Craftsman Rout-A-Signer model number 25927
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does anyone have a part number for the Craftsman Rout-A-Signer, I'm looking for the part number for the clamp tube and clamp know. my husband has one from his dad but nobody at sears seems to know anything, probably the age of the thing.
 

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Sign Making Manual

I have a Milescraft Signpro, model 1212. I downloaded the manual from the mfg. website and have it in pdf. Rockler also sells a Signcrafter, a more basic model. I don't know which model the Craftsman is, but I imagine its the basic model.

Hope this helps, if not post and I'll send you my .pdf.
 

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I have a rout-a-signer. Its not similar to a #1212 although basic items like the stencils are the same. I checked my manual and it didn't have part numbers. You are probably out of luck unless you find a used system on e-bay.

I bought the pro system similar to the #1212 this year for work. Haven't tried it yet as it is for a winter project. I would hang on to the parts and pieces and look elsewhere for a new system but I know of no system that does angled letters like that one did. You might improvise and make replacement parts that will work.
 

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I realize a year has lapsed since you posted your request. I've had a Rout-a-Sign since it was new but haven't used it in many years. I recently dug it out bbut couldn't find the instructions and attempted to do what you did... then I found my instructions. If you are still in need and I'll find a way to get the information to you.
 
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