The Craftsman website offers official manuals for various models of Craftsman chainsaws, as of 2016. Having access to the specific nine-digit model number helps to pinpoint the correct manual.
From the Craftsman home page, click on the Customer Care link at the bottom of the page beneath the heading of Service & Info. From the Customer Care page, click on the Owners Manuals link under the Repairs & Services heading. This link redirects to a page with an icon reading Shop Your Way, and displays an Owner Manuals Search bar. Input the model number of the Craftsman chainsaw manual for which you are searching, and then click the provided link. This allows you to view the manual directly in your browser, and also provides a Download Manual link to download the full manual in PDF format to your hard drive.