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glossary of terms for woodworking
The area oftheworkpiece ortable topdirectly in linewith
the partof the workpiece which willbe, or has been, cut
by the blade.
The distance thatthe tip ofthe sawblade tooth isbent (or
set) outward from the face of the blade.
Throwing of pieces in a manner similar to a kickback.
Any cutting operation where the blade extends com-
pletely though the thickness of the workpiece.
The workpiece end last cut by the blade in a ripping
The item on which the cutting operation is being done.
The surfaces of a workpiece are commonly referred to
as faces, ends, and edges.
motor specifications and electrical requirements
This saw is designed to use a 3450 RPM motoronly. Do
not use any motor that runs faster than 3450 RPM. It is
wired for operation on 120 volts. 60 Hz., alternating
current. IT MUST NOT BE CONVERTED TO OPER-
ATE ON 230 VOLTS.
CAUTION: Do not use blower or washing machine
motors or any motor with an automatic reset over-
load protector as their use may be hazardous. For
replacement motor, refer to parts list in this manual,
CONNECTING TO POWER SOURCE
This saw must be grounded while in use to protect the
operator from electrical shock.
Itpower cord iswornor cut,of damaged inany way, have
it replaced immediately.
Your saw is wired for 120 volts and has a plug that looks
like the one shown below.
occurs, there isthe potential of a secondary hazard,
such as your hands contacting the sawblade.
This saw is equipped with a 3-conductor cord and
grounding type plug which has a grounding prong,
approved by UndenNriters' Laboratories and the Cana-
dian Standards Association. The ground conductor has
agreen lug and isattached to thetool housing atone end
and to the ground prong in the attachment plug at the
This plug requires a mating 3-conductor grounding type
outlet as shown.
If the outlet you are planning to use for this saw is of the
two prong type, DO NOT REMOVE OR ALTER THE
GROUNDING PRONG IN ANY MANNER. Use an
adapter as shownbelow and always connect theground-
ing lug to a known ground.
It is recommended that you have a qualified electrician
replace the TWO prong outletwith a properly grounded
THREE prong outlet.
I_ MAKE SURE THIS IS
3-PRONG _'_ L _ _.-_= CONNECTED TO A
PLUG _:._ "l___ II KNOWN GROUND
Atemporary adapter, as shown, isavailable for connect-
ing plugs to 2-prong receptacles. The green grounding
lug extending from the adapter must be connected to a
perrnanent ground such asto a properlygrounded outlet
box. This adapter should be used only until a properly
If you are not sure that
can incur the