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To Adjustblade Depth - Craftsman 172.10853 Owner's Manual

7 1/4-in. circular saw
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TO ADJUSTBLADE DEPTH
1. Unplugthe saw.
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WARNING:
Failure to unplug the saw could result in accidental
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starting causing possible serious personal injury,
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2. Raise depth adjust lever to loosen. (See Fig. 8).
3. Determine
the desired depth of cut.
4, Locate the depth-of-cut
scale on the back of the upper blade guard.
5. Hold the base of saw fiat against the workpiece and then raise or lower the saw
until the indicator mark on the bracket aligns with the notch on the blade guard.
6. Lower depth adjust lever to tighten.
STARTING
A CUT
1. ALWAYS
use your saw with your hands positioned correctly (See Fig. 9).
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WARNING:
ALWAYS
maintain
proper control
of the saw to make
sawing safer and easier. Loss of control of the saw could cause an accident
resulting in possible serious injury.
NEVER
use the saw with your
hands
positioned
as shown
in Fig. 10!
TO HELP MAINTAIN
CONTROL
1. ALWAYS
support
the workpiece
near the cut.
2. ALWAYS
support the workpiece so
the cut will be on your right.
3. ALWAYS clamp the workpiece
so it will not move during the cut.
Place the workpiece with the good
side down.
NOTE: The good side is the side
where appearance
is important.
Before starting a cut, draw a guideline
along the desired line of cut.Then
place
the front edge of the saw base on that
part of the workpiece,
that is solidly
supported
(See Fig. 9).
4.NEVER
place the saw on the part of
the workpiece that will fall off when
the cut is made (see Fig. 10).
5.ALWAYS
keep the cord away from the
)
Right
s
cutting
area. ALWAYS place the cord so it does not hang up on the
workpiece
when making
a cut.
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