For continuous operation, press the lock-on button (2)
and release the on/off switch (1).
To switch the tool off when in continuous operation,
press and release the on/off switch (1).
Hold the tool firmly with both hands while cutting.
The shoe should be held firmly against the material being
cut. This will help prevent the saw from jumping, reduce
vibration and minimise blade breakage.
Let the blade run freely for a few seconds before starting
Apply only a gentle pressure to the tool while performing
Hints for optimum use
When cutting laminates splintering may occur which can
damage the presentation surface. The most common saw
blades cut on the upward stroke, therefore if the shoe plate
is sitting on the presentation surface either use a saw blade
that cuts on the downward stroke or:
Use a fine-tooth saw blade.
Saw from the back surface of the workpiece.
Clamp a piece of scrap wood or hardboard to both sides
of the workpiece to minimise splintering, and saw
through this sandwich.
Be aware that sawing metal takes much more time than
Use a saw blade suitable for sawing metal.
When cutting thin sheet metal, clamp a piece of scrap
wood to the back surface of the workpiece and cut
through this sandwich.
Spread a film of oil along the intended line of cut.
Your Black & Decker tool has been designed to operate over
a long period of time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper
care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance or cleaning,
make sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged and
that the saw blade has stopped.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth.
Do not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Never let any liquid get inside the tool and never
immerse any part of the tool into liquid.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again. Re-
use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have
reached the end of their working life. To take advantage of
this service please return your product to any authorised
repair agent who will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of
our after-sales service and contacts are available on the
Internet at: www.2helpU.com.
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded
under Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replace-
ment or refund for a major failure and compensation for any
other loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods
repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable qual-
ity and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
To claim on the guarantee, you will need to submit proof of
purchase to the seller or an authorised repair agent. You can
check the location of your nearest authorised repair agent by
indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of authorised
Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our after-sales
service and contacts are available on the Internet at: