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Cutting Operation; Bevel Cutting - Makita 4304T Instruction Manual

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Refer to the table
a t
right to Select the Pro-
However, the appropriate speed may differ
Mild Steel
per speed for the workpiece to be cut.
with the type or thickness of the work-
piece. In general, higher speeds will allow
Stainless Steel
you to cut workpieces faster but the
Aluminum
service life of the blade will be reduced.
Plastics
CAUTION :
Adjust the speed adjusting dial only within the range of numbers 1 through 6. Do not
force the dial beyond this range or damage to the tool may result.
Cutting operation
CAUTION :
0
Always hold the tool with the base flush with the workpiece. Failure to do so may cause
.Advance the tool very slowly when cutting curves or scrolling. Forcing the tool may
a
slanted cutting surface and blade breakage.
cause
a
slanted cutting surface and blade breakage.
Turn the tool on without the blade making
any contact. Rest the base flat on the
workpiece and gently move the tool for-
ward along the previously marked cutting
line.
Cutting line
Bevel cutting
CAUTION :
Always unplug the tool before making any adjustments.
With the base tilted, you can make bevel cuts
at
any angle between
0 '
and 45' (left or
right). Loosen the base securing lever and move the base so that the dent mark in the
motor housing is aligned with the slot in the base. Tilt the base until the desired bevel
angle
i s
obtained. The edge of the motor housing indicates the bevel angle by graduations.
Then tighten the base securing lever to secure the base.
NOTE
:
Always remove the plastic cover (chip shield) from the tool when you make bevel cuts
using an optional guide rule (rip fence) or circular guide.
.
Base
securing
lever
8

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