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Switching On And Off - Black & Decker KW1600 Original Instructions Manual

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Turn the depth stop screw (35) up or down
as required using a screwdriver.
Setting the speed
Set the speed control knob (4) to the
required speed. Use a high speed for small
diameter router bits. Use a low speed for
large diameter router bits.
Using a batten as a guide
(fig. M)
When it is not possible to use the edge guide,
for example when routing grooves in the back
panel of a bookcase to support shelves, proceed
as follows:
Select a piece of wood with a straight edge
to use as a batten.
Place the batten onto the workpiece.
Move the batten until it is in the correct
position to guide the tool.
Securely clamp the batten to the workpiece.
Using the template guide (fig. D)
The template guide can be used to make a
cutout shape from a template, for instance a
Secure the template over the workpiece with
double-sided tape or 'G' clamps.
The router bit must extend below the flange
of the template guide, to cut the workpiece in
the shape of the template.
Using the distance piece (fig. E)
The distance piece can be used for trimming
wooden or laminate vertical projections.
Using the centring pin (fig. F)
The centring pin can be used to cut out circular
Drill a hole for the point of the centring pin in
the centre of the circle to be cut.
Place the router on the workpiece with the
point of the centring pin in the drilled hole.
Adjust the radius of the circle with the bars of
the edge guide.
The router can now be moved over the
workpiece to cut out the circle.
Using the copy follower (fig. G)
The copy follower helps to maintain an equal
cutting distance along the edge of irregularly
shaped workpieces.
Place the router on the workpiece at the
desired distance from the edge to be copied.
Adjust the bars of the edge guide until the
wheel is in contact with the workpiece.

Switching on and off

Switching on
Keep the lock-off button (2) depressed and
press the on/off switch (1).
Release the lock-off button.
Switching off
Release the on/off switch.
Warning! Always operate the tool with both
Fit the router bit and adjust to the required
depth of cut as described above.
Holding the tool firmly with both hands by the
handles (3), place the tool on the workpiece
and switch on.


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