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Black & Decker 3680 12" Instruction Manual

12" compound miter saw

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Instruction Manual

3680 12" Compound Miter Saw

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Instruction Manual 3680 12" Compound Miter Saw...
  • Page 2 Getting the most out of your tool. Please take time to read this manual and pay particular attention to the safety rules we’ve provided for your protection. Don’t forget to send in your owner’s registration card. If you have any questions about your tool please call: 1-800-9-BD TOOL (1-800-923-8665)
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    FOR YOUR SAFETY - ALL TOOLS Table of Contents SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....................1 W W A A R R N N I I N N G G : : When using Electric Tools, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES ..................2 the risk of fire, shock, and personal injury, including the following: ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ..................2...
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - MITER SAWS F F o o r r y y o o u u r r c c o o n n v v e e n n i i e e n n c c e e a a n n d d s s a a f f e e t t y y , , t t h h e e f f o o l l l l o o w w i i n n g g w w a a r r n n i i n n g g l l a a b b e e l l s s a a r r e e o o n n y y o o u u r r m m i i t t e e r r s s a a w w . . O O N N M M O O T T O O R R H H O O U U S S I I N N G G : WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING SAW.
  • Page 5: Extension Cords

    ADJUSTMENT AND SET UP sketch B if a properly grounded outlet is not available. The temporary adapter should be used only until a properly grounded outlet can be installed by a qualified electrician. The green-colored rigid ear, lug, and the like, extending from the adapter must be connected to a permanent ground such as a Specifications properly grounded outlet box.
  • Page 6: Installing The Blade

    Installing the Blade Transporting the Saw TURN OFF TOOL AND DISCONNECT FROM POWER SUPPLY. TURN OFF TOOL AND DISCONNECT FROM POWER SUPPLY. In order to conveniently carry the miter saw from place to place, a carrying handle has been included DO NOT CUT FERROUS METAL (THAT WITH AN IRON OR STEEL CONTENT) OR MASONRY WITH on the top of the saw arm.
  • Page 7: Miter Pointer Adjustment

    2. Adjust the stop screw up or down as necessary until the pointer indicates 45˚ with the bevel arm F F i i g g u u r r e e 6 6 F F i i g g u u r r e e 7 7 resting against the left side bevel stop screw.
  • Page 8: Automatic Electric Brake

    TOOL OPERATION Plug the saw into any 120 volt 60 Hz power source. GUIDE GROOVE HOLE FOR PAD LOCK LEFT SIDE Be sure the cord will not interfere with your work. BEVEL STOP Switch SCREW To turn the saw ON, depress the trigger switch- Figure 13. LEFT SIDE To turn the tool OFF, release the switch.
  • Page 9: Body And Hand Position

    Ensure that material does not creep while cutting, clamp it securely in place. Always let the blade When clamping small pieces requiring your hand to be dangerously close (within 6”) to the saw blade, come to a full stop before raising the arm. If small fibers of wood still split out at the rear of the work a clamp M M U U S S T T be used to prevent loss of control.
  • Page 10: Dual Range Miter Scale

    F F i i g g u u r r e e V V 1 1 F F i i g g u u r r e e 1 1 6 6 F F i i g g u u r r e e 1 1 7 7 KERF PLATE F F i i g g u u r r e e V V 2 2 MITER ARM...
  • Page 11: Cutting Baseboard Moldings

    Cutting Base Molding Cutting 3-7/8"– 5-1/2" base molding vertically against F F i i g g u u r r e e 2 2 1 1 the fence ALWAYS MAKE A DRY RUN WITHOUT POWER BEFORE MAKING ANY CUTS. Position molding as shown in Figure 20. All cuts made with the Straight 90˚...
  • Page 12: Cutting Crown Molding

    T T A A B B L L E E 1 1 C C O O M M P P O O U U N N D D M M I I T T E E R R C C U U T T F F i i g g u u r r e e 2 2 4 4 F F i i g g u u r r e e 2 2 5 5 BOTTOM SIDE OF...
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting Tips

    I I N N S S I I D D E E C C O O R R N N E E R R : : F F i i g g u u r r e e 2 2 9 9 F F i i g g u u r r e e 2 2 8 8 Left side: 1.Miter right at 45°...
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE ACCESSORIES 1. All bearings are sealed ball bearings. They are lubricated for life and need no further maintenance. Recommended accessories for use with your tool are available at extra cost from your distributor or local service center. A complete listing of service centers is included with your tool. 2.
  • Page 15 3 3 6 6 8 8 0 0 0 0 - - E E X X T T E E N N S S I I O O N N , , W W O O R R K K S S U U P P P P O O R R T T E E v v e e r r y y B B &...
  • Page 16 Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. • 701 East Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland 21286 Printed in U.S.A. (JAN94-CD-1) Form No. 159185 Copyright © 1994...