rate for which it was designed.
17. Do not use the power tool if the switch does
not turn it on and off. Any power tool that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and
must be repaired.
18. Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
19. Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfamiliar
with the power tool or these instructions to
operate the power tool. Power tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
20. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may affect the
power tools operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many accidents
are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
21. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges
are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
22. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits
etc. in accordance with these instructions and
in the manner intended for the particular type
of power tool, taking into account the working
conditions and the work to be performed. Use
of the power tool for operations different from
those intended could result in a hazardous
23. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical replacement
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power
tool is maintained.
24. Follow instruction for lubricating and
25. Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil and
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product
(gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence
to planer safety rules. If you use this tool unsafely or
incorrectly, you can suffer serious personal injury.
1. Wait for the cutter to stop before setting the
tool down. An exposed cutter may engage the
surface leading to possible loss of control and
2. Use clamps or another practical way to secure
and support the workpiece to a stable platform.
Holding the work by hand or against your body
leaves it unstable and may lead to loss of control.
3. Rags, cloth, cord, string and the like should
never be left around the work area.
4. Avoid cutting nails. Inspect for and remove all
nails from the workpiece before operation.
5. Use only sharp blades. Handle the blades very
6. Be sure the blade installation bolts are
securely tightened before operation.
7. Hold the tool firmly with both hands.
8. Keep hands away from rotating parts.
9. Before using the tool on an actual workpiece,
let it run for a while. Watch for vibration or
wobbling that could indicate poor installation
or a poorly balanced blade.
10. Make sure the blade is not contacting the
workpiece before the switch is turned on.
11. Wait until the blade attains full speed before
12. Always switch off and wait for the blades to
come to a complete stop before any adjusting.
13. Never stick your finger into the chip chute.
Chute may jam when cutting damp wood.
Clean out chips with a stick.
14. Do not leave the tool running. Operate the tool
only when hand-held.
15. Always change both blades or covers on the
drum, otherwise the resulting imbalance will
cause vibration and shorten tool life.
16. Use only Makita blades specified in this
17. Always use the correct dust mask/respirator
for the material and application you are
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
MISUSE or failure to follow the safety rules stated in
this instruction manual may cause serious personal
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