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Operation - Craftsman 315.21208 Owner's Manual

8-1/4 in. compound miter saw double insulated
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RULES
FOR SAFE
OPERATION
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ALWAYS STAY ALERTI Do not allow familiarity
(gained fTom frequent use of your saw) to cause
a careless mistake. ALWAYS REMEMBER that
a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to
inflict severe injury.
STAY ALERT AND EXERCISE CONTROL
Watch what you are doing and use common
sense. Do not operate tool when you ere tired.
Do not rush.
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MAKE SURE THE WORK AREA HAS AMPLE
LIGHTING to see the work and that no obstruc-
tions will interfere with safe operation BEFORE
performing any work using your sew.
ALWAYS TURN OFF SAW before disconnecting
it, to avoid accidental starting when re-connect-
ing to power supply.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Refer to them
frequently and use to instruct other users. If you
loan someone this tool, loan them these instruc-
tions also.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Arbor
The shaft on which a blade or cutting tool is mounted.
Bevel Cut
A cutting operation made with the blade at any angle
other than 90 ° to the miter table.
Crosscut
A cutting or shaping operation made across the grain
of the workpiece.
Compound Miter Cut
A compound miter cut is a cut made using a miter
angle and a bevel angle at the same time,
Freehand
Performing a cut without using a fence, miter gage,
fixture, work clamp, or other proper device to keep the
workpiece from twisting or moving during the cut.
Gum
A sticky, sap based residue from wood products.
Miter Cut
A cutting operation made with the blade at any angle
other than 90 ° to the fence.
Resin
A sticky, sap based substance.
Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)
The number of turns completed by a spinning object
in one minute
Saw Blade Path
The area over. under, behind, or in front of the blade.
As it applies to the workpiece, that area which will be,
or has been, cut by the blade.
Set
The distance that the tip of the sawblade tooth is bent
(or set) outward from the face of the blade.
Throw-Back
Throwing of a workpiece in a manner similar to a
kickback. Usually associated with a cause other than
the kerf closing, such as a workpiece not being
against the fence, being dropped into the blade, or
being placed inadvertently in contact with the blade.
Through Sewing
Any cutting operation where the blade extends
completely through the thickness of the workpiece.
Workplece
The item on which the cutting operation is being done.
The surfaces of a workpieca are commonly referred to
as faces, ends, and edges.
Zero Clearance Throat Plate
A plastic throat plate inserted in the miter table that
allows for blade clearance, When you make your first
cut with your compound miter saw, the saw blade cuts
a slot through the throat plate the exact width of the
blade. This provides for a zero clearance kerf that
minimizes workpiece tear-out.
No Hands Zone
The area between the marked lines on the left and
right side of the miter table base. This zone is
identified by no hands zone labels placed inside the
marked lines on the miter table base.
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