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Makita 3706 Instruction Manual

Cutout tool
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Cutout Tool
MODEL 3706
For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using.
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  • Page 1 Cutout Tool MODEL 3706 I N S T R U C T I O N WARNING: For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. w w w . m a k i t a t o o l s . c o m...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Collet chuck capacity 1/4”, 1/8” • Manufacturer reserves the right to change specifications without notice. • Specifications may differ from country to country. GENERAL SAFETY RULES (For All Tools) WARNING: Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
  • Page 3: Personal Safety

    damaged cords immediately. Damaged cords increase the risk of electric shock. 8. When operating a power tool outside, use an outdoor extension cord marked “W-A” or “W”. These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric shock. Personal Safety 9.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    Not More Than SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product (gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence to cutout tool safety rules. If you use this tool unsafely or incorrectly, you can suffer serious personal injury.
  • Page 5 10. Always use with the shoe securely attached to the tool and positioned flat and firmly against the workpiece. 11. Hold the tool firmly. 12. Do not perform any operation using your hands to support or guide the workpiece. 13. Keep hands away from moving parts. 14.
  • Page 6: Functional Description

    FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION 001624 1. Shoe 2. Thumb screw 001625 1. Switch lever 2. Bump off switch ASSEMBLY CAUTION: • Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before adjusting or checking function on the tool. Adjusting depth of cut To adjust the shoe, turn the thumb screw to loosen.
  • Page 7: Operation

    001626 1. Bit 2. Collet nut 3. Shaft lock 4. Adapter 5. Wrench 6. Loosen 7. Tighten OPERATION 001627 001628 • When using the bit with 6.35 mm (1/4”) shank diameter, first remove the adapter from the collet cone, then install the bit.
  • Page 8 001629 001630 OPERATION 001631 1. Shoe 2. Loosen 3. Tighten 4. Thumb screw When inserting the drywall guide bit into the drywall, care- fully insert the bit straight until the shoe base is in full contact with the material. Move the tool slowly with a constant pressure in a clockwise direction to make the cut.
  • Page 9 001632 1. Shoe 2. Circular guide 3. Projections 001633 1. Shoe 2. Circular guide 3. Thumb screw OPERATION 001634 1. Knob 2. Tighten 3. Loosen 001635 1. Knob OPERATION Align the projections in the circular guide with the grooves in the shoe, and secure the shoe and circular guide using the thumb screw.
  • Page 10 OPERATION Vacuum cover Cleaner operations can be performed by connecting the cut- out tool to Makita vacuum cleaner or dust collector. Installing vacuum cover Loosen the thumb screw and remove the shoe. Attach the vacuum cover, and fasten it securely using the thumb screw.
  • Page 11: Maintenance

    Connecting to Makita vacuum cleaner or dust collector Connect the hose of a vacuum cleaner/dust collector to the dust nozzle. When connecting to Makita vacuum cleaner, an optional hose 28 mm (1-1/8”) in inner diameter is necessary. When connecting to Makita dust collector, connect the hose for the dust collector directly to the dust nozzle.
  • Page 12 CAUTION: • These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.
  • Page 13 First-Class Postage Required Post Office will not deliver without proper postage. Makita U.S.A., Inc. 14930 Northam Street La Mirada, CA 90638-5753 Fold...
  • Page 14 Paste 3. How did you learn about this product: Magazine From Dealer Newspaper Store Display Catalog 4. Most favored points are: Design Features Size Price Makita Brand MODEL NO. YEAR SERIAL NO. PHONE 20-29 30-39 40-49 Paste Paste Radio Exhibition...
  • Page 15: Factory Service Centers

    Date Purchased When you need service: Send complete tool (prepaid) to one Dealer’s Name & Address of the Makita Factory Service Centers listed, or to an Authorized Makita Service Center. Be sure to attach a letter to the outside of Model No.
  • Page 16: Warranty Policy

    MAKITA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.