DO NOT let familiarity with your saw make you
that a careless fraction of a second is suff=cient
to cause severe injury.
All saw blades need to be kept clean, sharp and properly set in
order to cut efficiently. Using a dull blade places a heavy load on the saw
and increases the danger of kickback. Keep extra blades on hand, so sharp
blades are always available. Gum and wood pitch hardened on the blade
slows the saw down. Use gum and pitch remover, hot water or kerosene to
remove them. DO NOT use gasoline.
to your circular
saw, is there for your
and safety. It should
for any reason.
or begins to return slowly
your saw until the damage
has been repaired
leave the guard in its correct
when using the saw.
When sawing through a workpieee, the lower blade guard I
does not cover the blade on the underside of the workpiece.
Since the blade
on the underside
of the workpiece, ALWAYS keep your hands and
away from the cutting
area. Any part of your body coming
with the moving blade will result in serious
injury (see Fig. 3).
use the saw when the guard is not operating
before each use.
If you drop your saw, check the lower blade guard and bumper for damage
all depth setting
before using. NOTE: The guard is operatingproperly
moves freely and then readily returns to the closed position.
If, for any reason.
your lower blade guard does not close freely, take it to your nearest
Center for service