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Craftsman 320.10871 Operator's Manual page 24

13 amp 7 14-in circular saw with laser trac
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MAKING
RIP CUTS
ALWAYS use a guide when making long or wide rip cuts with your saw, You can use
either a straight edge or use the edge guide that was included with your saw,
USING
A STRAIGHT
EDGE
(Fig. 13)
/_
WARNI NG:
ALWAYS clamp and support workpiece
securely. ALWAYS
maintain proper control of saw. Failure to clamp and su .pport workpiece
combined with loss of control of saw could result in serious injury.
1.. You can make an efficient rip guide
by clamping a straight edge to your
workpiece.
2.. Carefully guide the saw along the
straight edge for a straight rip cut
(see Fig. 13).
3. ALWAYS
LET THE BLADE REACH
FULL SPEED, then carefully
guide
the saw into the workpiece. DO NOT
bind the blade in the cut. Push the
saw forward at a speed where the
blade is not laboring.
Fig. 13
Straight
Edge
INSTALLING
AND USING THE EDGE GUIDE (Figs. 14 and 14a)
Your saw comes with an edge guide that is 7 1/2-inches long on the guide edge !t allows you
to make accurate parallel cuts when trimming a workpiece
It attaches to the saw's base
The arm of the edge guide is stamped 0 to 7 inches in l/B-inch increments and
18 centimeters in l-ram increments for easy adjustment of your cut
1. Unplug the saw
Z_ WARNING:
ALWAYS unplug saw before making any adjustments.
Failure to
unplug the saw could result in accidental starting which can cause serious personal injury.
2_
3
4_
Position the edge guide so the arm with the inch increments is facing "up". Slide
the arm of the edge guide into the mounting slots at the front of the saw's base
(see Fig. 14)
Adjust the edge guide to tile desired length of cut
Tighten the edge guide retaining screw
Clamp and support the workpiece securely before making your cut
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