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Makita LS0714 Instruction Manual

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Slide Compound Saw
IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.



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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Slide Compound Saw LS0714 LS0714F LS0714FL LS0714L 005515 DOUBLE INSULATION IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    670 mm x 430 mm x 458 mm Net weight LS0714: 13.1 kg, LS0714F: 13.4 kg, LS0714FL: 13.7 kg, LS0714L: 13.5 kg • Due to our continuing programme of research and development, the specifications herein are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3 The tool should be connected only to a power supply of Slide Compound Saw the same voltage as indicated on the nameplate, and can Model No./ Type: LS0714, LS0714F, LS0714FL, LS0714L only be operated on single-phase AC supply. They are are of series production and...
  • Page 4: Additional Safety Rules For Tool

    Keep children away. 17. Avoid unintentional starting. Do not let visitors touch the tool or extension cord. Do not carry a plugged-in tool with a finger on the All visitors should be kept away from work area. switch. Ensure switch is off when plugging in. Store idle tools.
  • Page 5 Turn off tool and wait for saw blade to stop 27. Do not use the saw to cut other than wood, before moving workpiece or changing settings. aluminum or similar materials. Unplug tool before changing blade 28. Connect miter saws to a dust collecting device servicing.
  • Page 6: Blade Guard

    INSTALLATION FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION Bench mounting WARNING: When the tool is shipped, the handle is locked in the Always be sure that the tool is switched off and • lowered position by the stopper pin. Release the stopper unplugged before adjusting or checking function on pin by lowering the handle slightly and pulling the stopper the tool.
  • Page 7: Positioning Kerf Board

    Do not remove spring holding blade guard. If guard securely. becomes discolored through age or UV light exposure, CAUTION: contact a Makita service center for a new guard. DO NOT DEFEAT OR REMOVE GUARD. Before and after changing the bevel angle, always •...
  • Page 8: Adjusting The Bevel Angle

    With the tool unplugged, rotate the blade by hand while Adjusting the bevel angle holding the handle all the way down to be sure that the blade does not contact any part of the lower base. 1. Lever Re-adjust slightly, if necessary. 2.
  • Page 9: Switch Action

    Never look into the laser beam. Direct laser beam • starting. NEVER use the tool if it runs when you may injure your eyes. simply pull the switch trigger without pressing the lock-off button. Return tool to a Makita service...
  • Page 10 CAUTION: 005521 Laser line can be shifted to either the left or right side of Use only the Makita hex wrench provided to install • the blade according to the applications of cutting. Refer or remove the blade. Failure to do so may result in to explanation titled "Laser beam action"...
  • Page 11 NOTE: To install the blade, mount it carefully onto the spindle, If you connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your saw, making sure that the direction of the arrow on the surface more efficient and cleaner operations can be performed.
  • Page 12: Securing Workpiece

    Vertical vise 1. Cylinder part 2. Dust box 1. Vise arm 3. Sawdust 2. Vise rod 3. Guide fence 4. Holder 5. Holder assembly 6. Vise knob 7. Screw 006792 002255 1. Cylinder part The vertical vise can be installed in two positions on 2.
  • Page 13: Operation

    The maximum width of the workpiece which can be overload of the motor and/or decreased cutting secured by the horizontal vise is 120 mm. efficiency. Push down handle with only as much force as is necessary for smooth cutting and CAUTION: without significant decrease in blade speed.
  • Page 14 Slide (push) cutting (cutting wide workpieces) Bevel cut 1. Two clamping 1. Holder screws which assembly secure the slide (optional pole accessory) 2. Holder assembly (optional accessory) 005526 Loosen the lever and tilt the saw blade to set the bevel angle (Refer to the previously covered "Adjusting the bevel angle").
  • Page 15 back of the workpiece is the same as wall length. Adjust cut length for angle of cut. Always use several Miter angle Bevel angle Left and Right 45 Left 0 - 45 pieces for test cuts to check the saw angles. Left 0 - 40 Right 50 When cutting crown and cove moldings, set the...
  • Page 16 See the figure concerning the dimensions for a Table (B) suggested wood facing. Molding Molding edge against position in Finished piece guide fence Over 15mm (5/8") Over 420mm (16-1/2") Fig. A Wall contact edge should be Finished piece against guide fence. 50mm-60mm will be on the For inside...
  • Page 17: Carrying Tool

    pulled to operator and the upper poles are locked in the 10. Groove cutting position of the carriage fully pushed forward to the guide fence. Lower the handle fully and lock it in the lowered 1. Cut grooves with position by pushing in the stopper pin. blade Carry the tool by holding both sides of the tool base as shown in the figure.
  • Page 18 side of the blade with the face of the guide fence 1. Triangular rule using a triangular rule, try-square, etc. Then 2. Saw blade securely tighten the hex socket bolt on the guide 3. Top surface of fence in the order from the right side. turn table 1.
  • Page 19 1 mm from life of the tool. the side surface of blade.) Have the tool repaired by Makita authorized service • To shift the laser line movable range further away from center for any failure on the laser unit. No change the side surface of blade, turn the two screws with different type of laser is permitted.
  • Page 20: Replacing Carbon Brushes

    Pull out the Lamp Box keeping pushing lightly the upper 1. Limit mark position of it as illustrated on the left. Pull out the fluorescent tube and then replace it with Makita original new one. Cleaning of the lens for the laser light For model LS0714FL, LS0714L 1. Screwdriver 2.
  • Page 21: Optional Accessories

    Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose. If you need any assistance for more details regarding these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center. Carbide-tipped saw blades • Vise assembly (Horizontal vise) • Vertical vise •...
  • Page 24 Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan 884547H226...

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