Craftsman 320.28060 Owner's Manual page 23

Circular saw 7 1/4-in. with laser trac
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TO MAKE POCKET CUTS
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WARNING:
ALWAYS adjust bevel setting to zero before making a pocket cut
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Attempting a pocket cut at any other setting can result in a toss of control of the saw, possibly
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causing serious,i,n!ury ....................................
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1, Adjust the bevel setting to zero, set the blade to the correct blade depth setting, and use the lower
blade guard handle to swing the guard up
I /_ WARNING:
ALWAYS raise the lower blade guard with the handle
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to avoid serious injury
2, While holding the lower blade guard by the handle,
firmly rest the front of the base flat against the
workpiece with the rear handle raised so the blade
does not touch the workpiece (See Fig 18).
3. Squeeze the trigger switch to start the saw. ALWAYS
fet the blade reach full speed, then slowly lower the
blade onto the workpiece until the base is flat against
the workpiece
4. After you complete the cut, release the trigger switch
and allow the blade to come to a complete stop. After
the blade has stopped, remove it from the workpiece
Pocket Cu
If the corners of your pocket cut are not completely cut
Lower Blade Guard Handle
through, use a hand saw or sabre saw to finish.
I z_ WARNING:
NEVER tie the lower blade guard in the raised position
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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
You can make an efficient rip guide by clamping a straight
edge to your workpiece, (See Fig 19)
1_ Secure the workpiece
2_ Use C-clamps to firmly attach straight
edge to the workpiece
3. Carefully guide the saw along the
straight edge for a straight rip cut.
4. DO NOT bind the blade in the cut°
Fig, 19
C-CIamps
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