Loosen the base securing lever and slide the
base all the way back. Then tighten the
base securing lever to secure the base.
Cutouts can be made with either of two methods A or B.
A) Boring a starting hole:
For internal cutouts without
cut from and edge, pre-drill starting hole
more than 12 mm (1 5/32") in diameter.
Insert the blade into this hole and hold
the tool firmly against the workpiece
to start your cut.
B) Plung cutting:
You need not bore
make a lead-in cut if you carefully do
1. Tilt the tool up on the front edge of
the base, with the blade point posi-
tioned just above the workpiece sur-
2. Apply firm pressure to the tool
that the front edge
the base will
not move when you switch on the
tool and gently lower the back end
of the tool slowly.
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3. As the blade slices into the workpiece, slowly lower the base of the tool down onto
4. Complete the cut in the normal manner.
the workpiece surface.