guide. Screw the threaded knob onto the pin to secure the
Now slide the rip fence to the desired cutting radius, and
tighten the bolt to secure it in place. Then move the base
all the way forward.
• Always use blades No. B-17, B-18, B-26 or B-27 when
cutting circles or arcs.
Guide rail adapter set (accessory)
When cutting parallel and uniform width or cutting straight,
the use of the guide rail and the guide rail adapter will
assure the production of fast and clean cuts.
To install the guide rail adapter, insert the rule bar into the
square hole of the base as far as it goes. Secure the bolt
with the hex wrench securely. (Fig. 24)
Install the guide rail adapter on the rail of the guide rail.
Insert the rule bar into the square hole of the guide rail
adapter. Put the base to the side of the guide rail, and
secure the bolt securely. (Fig. 25)
• Always use blades No. B-8, B-13, B-16, B-17 or 58
when using the guide rail and the guide rail adapter.
Cover plate (Fig. 26)
Use the cover plate when cutting decorative veneers,
plastics, etc. It protects sensitive or delicate surfaces from
damage. Fit it on the back of the tool base.
Anti-splintering device (Fig. 27)
For splinter-free cuts, the anti-splintering device can be
used. To install the anti-splintering device, move the tool
base all the way forward and fit it from the back of tool
base. When you use the cover plate, install the anti-
splintering device onto the cover plate.
• The anti-splintering device cannot be used when
making bevel cuts.
• Always be sure that the tool is switched off and
unplugged before attempting to perform inspection or
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs,
carbon brush inspection and replacement, any other
maintenance or adjustment should be performed by
Makita Authorized Service Centers, always using Makita
• These accessories or attachments are recommended
for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual.
The use of any other accessories or attachments might
present a risk of injury to persons. Only use accessory
or attachment for its stated purpose.
If you need any assistance for more details regarding
these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center.
• Jig saw blades
• Hex wrench 4
• Rip fence (guide rule) set
• Guide rail adapter set
• Guide rail set
• Anti-splintering device
• Dust nozzle
• Cover plate
• Hose (For vacuum cleaner)
• Some items in the list may be included in the tool
package as standard accessories. They may differ
from country to country.