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Use safety glasses and hearing protection.
Also use face or dust mask if the cutting operation
is dusty.
10. Connect dust extraction equipment.
If devices are provided for the connection of dust
extraction and collection facilities ensure these are
connected and properly used.
Do not abuse the cord.
Never carry the tool by the cord or yank it to
disconnect it from the socket. Keep the cord away
from heat, oil and sharp edges.
12. Secure work.
Use clamps or a vice to hold the work. It is safer
than using your hand and it frees both hands to
operate the tool.
13. Do not overreach.
Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
14. Maintain tools with care.
Keep cutting tools sharp and clean for better and
lubrication and changing accessories. Inspect tool
cord periodically and if damaged have it repaired
by an authorized service facility. Inspect extension
cords periodically and replace, if damaged. Keep
handles dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
15. Disconnect tools.
When not in use, before servicing and when changing
accessories such as blades, bits and cutters.
16. Remove adjusting keys and wrenches.
Form the habit of checking to see that keys and
adjusting wrenches are removed from the tool
before turning it on.
17. Avoid unintentional starting.
Do not carry a plugged-in tool with a finger on the
switch. Ensure switch is off when plugging in.
18. Use outdoor extension leads.
When tool is used outdoors, use only extension
cords intended for outdoor use.
19. Stay alert.
Watch what you are doing. Use common sense.
Do not operate tool when you are tired.
20. Check damaged parts.
Before further use of the tool, a guard or other part
that is damaged should be carefully checked to
determine that it will operate properly and perform
its intended function. Check for alignment of
moving parts, free running of moving parts,
breakage of parts, mounting and any other
conditions that may affect its operation. A guard or
other part that is damaged should be properly
repaired or replaced by an authorized service
instruction manual. Have defective switches
replaced by an authorized service facility. Do not
use the tool if the switch does not turn it on and off.
21. Warning.
The use of any accessory or attachment, other
than those recommended in this instruction
manual or the catalog, may present a risk of
personal injury.
22. Have your tool repaired by a qualified person.
This electric tool is in accordance with the relevant
safety requirements. Repairs should only be
carried out by qualified persons using original
spare parts, otherwise this may result in
considerable danger to the user.
Wear eye protection.
Wear suitable personal protective equipment
when necessary, such as hearing protection
(ear plugs), respiratory protection (dust mask)
and gloves when handling planer blades and
rough material.
Do not use the tool in the presence of
flammable liquids or gases.
Make sure that all covers are installed in place
before operation.
Handle the blades very carefully.
Check the blades carefully for cracks or
damage before operation. Replace cracked or
damaged blades immediately.
Tighten the blade installation bolts securely.
Remove nails and clean the workpiece before
cutting. Nail, sand or foreign matter can cause
blade damage.
Do not remove chips from the chip chute when
the motor is running. Clean out chips after the
blades come to a complete stop. Always use a
stick etc. when cleaning them out.
10. Do not leave the tool running.
Do not abuse cord. Never yank cord to
disconnect it from the receptacle. Keep cord
away from heat, oil, water and sharp edges.
12. The tool should only be used for wood and
similar materials.
13. Never carry out stopped work (i.e. any cut
which does not involve the full work piece
14. Never operate this tool to make recesses,
tenons or moulds.
15. Never use for planing of badly bowed wood
where there is inadequate contact on the
infeed table.



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