154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 1 Getting the most out of your tool. Please take time to read this manual and pay particular attention to the safety rules we've provided for your protection. If you have any questions about your tool please call:...
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 2 FOR YOUR SAFETY - ALL TOOLS Safety Instructions For All Tools • KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries. WARNING: When using electric tools, basic safety precautions should • CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT. Don’t expose power tools to rain.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 3 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - CIRCULAR SAWS that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on. • AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don’t carry tool with finger on switch. 1. DISCONNECT PLUG FROM POWER SUPPLY before changing blades, making Be sure switch is off when plugging in.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 4 blades with incorrect size holes. Never use defective or incorrect blade surfaces of both washers must face the blade. washers or bolts. 3. Thread on blade clamping screw firmly by hand to hold washer in position.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 5 the blade and the left edge of the shoe (standard 6x lumber). The right correct cutting depth is shown in Figure 6. Lay a piece of the material you plan dimension is 1-1/2" (standard 2x lumber).
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 6 QUADRANT Figure 6 TIP OF TOOTH Figure 7 LEVER OR Figure 2 Figure 3 KNOB GULLET BLADE LOCK SURFACE OF WOOD BRUSH INSPECTION TIGHTEN LOOSEN QUADRANT KERF INDICATOR MOVE TO Figure 4 Figure 5 7.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 7 ADJUSTING DEPTH ADJUSTMENT AND QUADRANT LEVER OR KNOB TOOL OPERATION It may be desirable to adjust the depth adjustment and quadrant adjustment levers. (They will sometimes hit the shoe before fully tightening or loosening Switch completely.)
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 8 To avoid kickback, DO support board or panel NEAR the cut, (Figure 15). Figure 12 Figure 13 DON’T support board or panel away from the cut, (Figure 16). LOCK NUT WARNING: It is important to support the work properly and to hold the saw firmly to prevent loss of control which could cause personal injury.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 9 NOTE: When cutting thin strips, be careful to ensure that small cutoff pieces Figure 15 RIGHT SUPPORT WORK don’t hang up on inside of lower guard. NEAR CUT Ripping Ripping is the process of cutting wider boards into narrower strips- cutting grain lengthwise.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 10 Figure 17 Figure 18 Extended reach or operating saw with poor body control (out of balance) can result in twisting the blade. Changing grip or body position while cutting can result in blade twist.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 11 The saw should be brought up to full operating speed before starting a cut clean and sliding freely in their guides. Always replace a used brush in the or restarting a cut after the unit has been stopped with the blade in the kerf.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 12 Combination Blade- For general-purpose ripping and cutting. ACCESSORIES Chisel Tooth Combination- Specially designed for general-purpose ripping and crosscutting. Recommended accessories for use with your tool are available at extra cost Framing/Rip Combination- For facing, roofing, siding, sub-flooring, from your distributor or your local service center.
154577/2683-220 IC 5/17/02 1:47 PM Page 13 Every B&D tool is of the highest quality. If you wish to contact us regarding this product, please call toll free between 8:00am and 8:00pm ET, seven days a week: 1-800-9-BD TOOL (1-800-923-8665) One Year Free Maintenance All B&D tools for Industry and Construction are covered under a one year...