• Check again to see if the blade is 45°
to the table. If not, repeat above two
BLADE TILT POINTER (FIGURE FF)
• When the blade is positioned at 90°,
adjust the blade tilt pointer (1) to read
0° on the scale.
• Loosen the holding screw (2), position
the pointer over 0° and tighten the
NOTE: Make a trial cut on scrap wood
before making critical cuts. Measure for
BLADE PARALLEL TO THE MITER
GAUGE GROOVE (FIGURE GG)
This adjustment was
made at the factory, but it must be
rechecked and adjusted if necessary.
To prevent personal injury:
• Always disconnect plug from the
power source when making any
• Inaccurate adjustment can result
in kickback and serious personal
injury. This adjustment must be
correct or accurate cuts cannot be
• Remove the safety key of the switch
and unplug the saw.
• Remove the blade guard for this
procedure but reinstall and realign after
• Raise the blade to the highest position
and set at the 0° angle (90° straight
• Select and mark, with a felt tip marker,
a blade tooth having a "right set" and
rotate the blade so the marked tooth is
1/2 in. above the table.
• Place the combination square base (1)
into the right side miter gauge
• Adjust the rule so it touches the front
marked tooth and lock ruler so it holds its
position in the square assembly.
• Rotate the blade bringing the marked
tooth to the rear and about 1/2 in.
above the table.
• Carefully slide the combination square
to the rear until the ruler touches the
• If the ruler touches the marked tooth
at the front and rear position, no
adjustment is needed at this time.
If not or the base of the rule is no
longer parallel with the edge of the
miter gauge groove, see adjustment
procedure described in next section.