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equipment:mitre-saw [2021/06/19 12:01]
alexrowe
equipment:mitre-saw [2021/06/19 12:14] (current)
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 When making a cut, you must: When making a cut, you must:
  
-  * Hold your material firmly against the table and the fence throughout the cut, never place your hands within the 'no hands zone' (at least 150mm (6in) away from the blade). +  * Hold your material firmly against the table and the fence throughout the cut, never place your hands within the 'no hands zone' (at least 150mm (6in) away from the blade, Red area on image). 
-  * Use a hold down clamp at all times but check that it is positioned that it does not interfere with the path of the blade or other moving machine parts.+  * Consider using a hold-down clampbut check that it is positioned that it does not interfere with the path of the blade or other moving machine parts.
   * Avoid awkward operations and hand positions where a sudden slip could cause your fingers or a hand to move into the blade.   * Avoid awkward operations and hand positions where a sudden slip could cause your fingers or a hand to move into the blade.
   * Before attempting a cut, make a ‘dry run’ with the power off so that you can see the path of the blade.   * Before attempting a cut, make a ‘dry run’ with the power off so that you can see the path of the blade.
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