10. ALWAYS USE EYE PROTECTION WHEN WORKING WITH THE TOOL, TO PREVENT
Also, use a face mask for additional safety, and wear a dust mask if the cutting operation produces dust.
11. ALWAYS SECURE THE WORKPIECE TO THE VISE OR THE BASE.
Use clamps or a vise to hold the workpiece in place. It's safer than using your hand, and it frees both
hands to operate the tool.
12. NEVER OVERREACH.
13. ALWAYS MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE.
safest performance. Always follow instructions for lubricating the tool and for changing accessories.
14. ALWAYS DISCONNECT THE TOOL
15. NEVER RISK UNINTENTIONAL STARTING WHEN PLUGGING IN THE TOOL.
confirm that the switch is in the OFF position before inserting the power plug into the receptacle.
16. ALWAYS USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES ONLY WHEN OPERATING THIS TOOL.
Consult this instruction manual for descriptions of recommended accessories. To avoid personal injuries,
use only recommended accessories in conjunction with this tool.
17. NEVER STAND ON THE TOOL.
unintentional contact with the saw blade.
18. ALWAYS CHECK FOR DAMAGED PARTS BEFORE USING THE TOOL.
guard and all other components for damage before using the tool to assure that they will function
properly. Check all moving parts for proper alignment, freedom from binding and other conditions that
might affect proper operation. Always repair or replace any damaged guards or other damaged
components before using the tool.
19. ALWAYS CONFIRM THE ROTATION DIRECTION OF THE BLADE BEFORE USING THE
Always feed work into the tool against the rotation direction of the blade in order to prevent
20. NEVER LEAVE THE TOOL RUNNING WHILE UNATTENDED; ALWAYS TURN THE
POWER OFF WHEN THE TOOL IS NOT IN USE.
is not in use. Don't leave tool until it comes to a complete stop.
This tool was not designed to be used for mass-production applications and should not be used in
When servicing this tool, use only authorized replacement parts.
Apply AC 115 volts only to this tool. Applying the wrong voltage could cause the POWER TOOL to
operate improperly and could cause serious personal injury or damage to the tool.
Never raise the saw blade from the workpiece until it has first come to a complete stop.
25. POLARIZED PLUGS
blade is wider than the other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit
fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the
proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
Specific Safety Rules for Use of this Power Tool
The following specific operating instructions must be observed when using this POWER
TOOL in order to avoid injury:
ALWAYS OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING RULES TO ASSURE SAFE USE OF THIS TOOL:
Review this Manual and familiarize yourself with the safety rules and operating instructions for this
POWER TOOL before attempting to use it.
Always confirm that the POWER TOOL is clean before using it.
Always wear snug-fitting clothing, non-skid footwear (preferably with steel toes) and eye protection
when operating the POWER TOOL.
Always handle the POWER TOOL carefully. If the POWER TOOL falls or strikes against a hard object, it
might become deformed or cracked or sustain other damage.
Always cease operating the tool at once, if you notice any abnormality whatsoever.
Ordinary eyeglasses only have impact resistant lenses, they are NOT safety glasses.
Always keep proper footing and balance when working with the tool.
Prevent serious injury by not tipping the tool and by not risking
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this equipment has a polarized plug (one
Always keep tools sharp and clean for the best and
before servicing and before changing saw blade or other accessories.
Always unplug the power cord when the tool
Always check the