1. Dust nozzle
2. Dust bag
2. Turn base
The use of the dust bag makes cutting operations clean and
dust collection easy. To attach the dust bag, fit it onto the
When the dust bag is about half full, remove the dust bag
from the tool and pull the fastener out. Empty the dust bag of
its contents, tapping it lightly so as to remove particles adher-
ing to the insides which might hamper further collection.
If you connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your saw, more
efficient and cleaner operations can be performed.
It is extremely important to always secure the workpiece
properly and tightly with the vise. Failure to do so can
cause the tool to be damaged and/or the workpiece to
be destroyed. PERSONAL INJURY MAY ALSO RESULT.
Also, after a cutting operation, DO NOT raise the blade
until the blade has come to a complete stop.
When cutting long workpieces, use supports that are as
high as the top surface level of the turn base. Do not rely
solely on the vertical vise and/or horizontal vise to
secure the workpiece.
Thin material tends to sag. Support workpiece over its
entire length to avoid blade pinch and possible
This tool is equipped with the sub-fence. It should be posi-
tioned as shown in the figure.