1. Vacuum head
1. Cutting line
To attach the vacuum head on the tool, insert the hooks of the vacuum head
into the hole in the base. The vacuum head can be installed on either left or
right side of the base.
Then connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to the vacuum head.
Always hold the base flush with the workpiece. Failure to do so may
cause blade breakage, resulting in a serious injury.
Advance the tool very slowly when cutting curves or scrolling. Forcing the
tool may cause a slanted cutting surface and blade breakage.
Turn the tool on without the blade making any contact and wait until the blade
attains full speed. Then rest the base flat on the workpiece and gently move
the tool forward along the previously marked cutting line.
If the tool is operated continuously until the battery cartridge has
discharged, allow the tool to rest for 15 minutes before proceeding with a
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the battery cartridge is
removed before tilting the base.
With the base tilted, you can make bevel cuts at any angle between 0° and 45°
(left or right).