retaining screw (11) by turning the hex
wrench (15) counter- clockwise.
• Remove the outer washer.
• Place the saw blade (5) onto the inner
flange (16), making sure that the arrow
on the blade points in the same
direction as the arrow on the tool.
• Fit the outer washer (10) on the
• Insert the blade retaining screw (11)
into the hole in the spindle.
• Prevent spindle rotation by engaging
the spanner wrench into the holes of
the outer washer.
• Securely tighten the blade retaining
screw by holding the spanner wrench
and turning hex wrench clockwise to
tighten the blade retaining screw.
REMOVING THE BLADE
• To prevent spindle rotation, engage the
protrusions of the spanner wench (8)
into the holes in the outer washer (10).
• Loosen and remove the blade retaining
screw (11) by turning it counter-
clockwise using the hex wrench (15).
• Remove the outer washer (10).
• Remove the saw blade (5).
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, read, understand
and follow all important safety warnings
and instructions prior to using tool.
GENERAL CUTS (IMPORTANT: READ
SAFETY WARNINGS AND
GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK
With unit unplugged, follow all assembly,
adjustment and set up instructions.
Make sure lower guard operates. Select
the proper blade for the material to be cut.
• Measure and mark work for cutting.
• Support and secure work properly (See
Safety Rules and Instructions).
• Use appropriate and required safety
equipment (See Safety Rules).
• Secure and maintain work area (See
• With plug inserted and guard closed,
make sure switch turns saw on and off.
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. Figure 3
illustrates recommended hand position.
• To operate the tool, depress the trigger
switch (1). The tool will continue to run
as long as the trigger is depressed.
• To turn the tool off, release the trigger
switch (1). There is no provision for
locking the tool on, and the switch
should never be locked on by any other
KERF PLATE ADJUSTMENT (FIG. 11)
The tool is equipped with a sight guide
for straight cutting (22) and for 45° miter
• Be sure the saw is unplugged.
• Adjust the kerf plate as described
• Align the left edge of the guides (22) or
(23) with the cutting line.
• Keep the kerf plate aligned with the
cutting line while sawing.
• Work with the shoe pressed against
ADJUSTING THE KERF PLATE
• Plug in the saw.
• Make a test cut halfway through a
piece of scrap wood.
• Withdraw the saw so the cutting line