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To Adjust Blade Depth - Craftsman 315.108240 Owner's Manual

7-1/4 inch circular saw double insulated
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OPERATION
TO LESSEN
THE CHANCE
OF KICKBACK:
1 Always keep the correct blade depth setting- the correct
blade depth setting for all cuts should not exceed 1/4"
below the material to be cut See Figure 7
2 Inspect the work for knots or nails before beginning a cut
Never saw in!o a knot or nail
3 Make straight cuts
Always use a straight edge guide
when rip cutting
This herps prevent twisting!he blade in
the cuL
4 Nways use clean, sharp and propedy set blades
Never
make cuts with dulf blades
5 To avoid pinching the blade, support the work properly
before beginning a cut
The right and wrong ways to
support large pieces of work are shown in figure 6
6 When making a cut use steady, even pressure
Never
force cuts
7 DO not cut warped or wet lumber
8 Always hold your saw firmly with both hands and keep
your body in a balanced position so as to resist the forces
of kickback should it occur
WHEN
USING YOUR SAW ALWAYS
STAY ALERT
AND
EXERCISE
CONTROL,
DO NOT REMOVE
YOUR
SAW
FROM WORKPIECE
WHILE
THE BLADE IS MOVING,,
DEPTH
OF CUT ADJUSTMENT
Always keep correct blade deplh setting
The correct blade
depth setting for all cuts should not exceed 1/4" below the
materialto be cut More blade depth wil! increase the chance
of kickback and cause the cut to be rough
TO ADJUST BLADE DEPTH
t. Unplugyour saw.
2 Loosen wing nut
See Figure 8
3. Hold base fiat against the work and raise or lower saw
until the required depth is reached
4 Tighten wing nut securely
STARTING
A CUT
KNOW THE RIGHT WAY TO USE YOUR SAW.
See Figure 9
NEVER USE YOUR SAW AS SHOWN 1NFIGURE 10,,
NEVER PLACE YOUR HAND ON THE WORKPIECE
BEHIND YOUR SAW WHILE MAKING A CUT.
CORRECT BLADE DEPTH SETTING
BLADE EXPOSED I/4"
OR LESS ON
UNDERSIDE OF WORK
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BASE
ASSEMBLY
RIGHT
Fig 7
WING NUT
Fig 8
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