Front flush cuts
Loosen the bolt on the back of the base with the hex
wrench and slide the base all the way back. Then tighten
the bolt to secure the base.
Cutouts can be made with either of two methods A or B.
A) Boring a starting hole:
For internal cutouts without a lead-in cut from an
edge, pre-drill a starting hole 12 mm or more in
diameter. Insert the blade into this hole to start your
B) Plunge cutting:
2. Bevel slot
4. Gear housing
3. Hex wrench
1. Starting hole
You need not bore a starting hole or make a lead-in
cut if you carefully do as follows.
Tilt the tool up on the front edge of the base
with the blade point positioned just above the
Apply pressure to the tool so that the front
edge of the base will not move when you
switch on the tool and gently lower the back
end of the tool slowly.
As the blade pierces the workpiece, slowly
lower the base of the tool down onto the
Complete the cut in the normal manner.
To trim edges or make dimensional adjustments, run the
blade lightly along the cut edges.
Always use a suitable coolant (cutting oil) when cutting
metal. Failure to do so will cause significant blade wear.
The underside of the workpiece can be greased instead
of using a coolant.
1. Dust nozzle