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Maintenance; Protecting The Environment - Black & Decker KS801SE Original Instructions Manual

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Use a fine-tooth saw blade.
Saw from the back surface of the workpiece.
To minimise splintering, clamp a piece of scrap wood or
hardboard to both sides of the workpiece and saw through
this sandwich. Alternatively, fit the anti-splinter guard (13)
that is supplied with your product. (KS901SE only).
Sawing metal
Warning! Do not use a vacuum when cutting metal. Metal
filings will be hot and may cause fire.
Be aware that sawing metal takes much more time than
sawing wood.
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.
Rip Fence
Ripping and circle cutting without a pencil line are easily done
with a rip fence and circle guide (available as an optional extra
- part number X43005-XJ).
Attaching Rip Fence (figs. H & I)
Insert rip fence (14) into the shoe plate slots with the cross
bar facing down as shown in figure H.
Place screw (15) into hole in bottom of shoe plate.
Align clamp bar (16) over screw with lipped edge facing
down and pointing towards the rear of the saw.
Using a phillips screwdriver, run the screw into the
threaded hole in the bar clamp as shown in figure I.
Adjust to width of cut and tighten screw.
Circle Cutting (fig. J)
Insert rip fence into slot on the right side of shoe plate with
cross bar facing up.
Adjust rip fence so that distance from blade to hole in
cross bar is the desired radius and tighten screw.
Place saw so that centre of hole in cross bar is over centre
of circle to be cut (make plunge cut, drill hole for blade or
cut inward from edge of material to get blade into posi-
When saw is properly positioned, drive a small nail
through hole in cross bar into exact centre of circle to be
Using rip fence as a pivot arm, begin cutting circle.
Plunge Cutting (fig. K)
A plunge cut is an easy method of making an inside cut. The
saw can be inserted directly into a panel or board without first
drilling a lead or pilot hole. In plunge cutting, measure the sur-
face to be cut and mark clearly with a pencil. Next tip the saw
forward until the front end of the shoe sits firmly on the work
(Original instructions)
surface and the blade clears the work through its full stroke.
Switch the tool on and allow it to attain maximum speed. Grip
the saw firmly and lower the back edge of tool slowly until the
blade reaches its complete depth. Hold the shoe flat against
the wood and begin cutting. Do not remove blade from cut
while it is still moving. Blade must come to a complete stop.


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 tool
care and regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool 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.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
Safely dispose of the old plug.
Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality plugs.
Recommended fuse: 5 A.

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 avail-
able for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packag-
ing 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 elec-
trical 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 re-
cycling 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.

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