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Miter Saw Safety

1 The path of the saw blade has a safety zone that is __ inches wide on either side of the blade. Keep your hands OUT of this area.
FENCE Hold all materials down flat on the table and back against the _______while cutting.
3 Any materials less than__ inches long cannot be safely cut on the miter saw because that would put your hands within the safety zone.
STOP Do not reach for any pieces of wood in the safety zone until the blade has come to a complete_______.
DOWN Make all cuts as the saw is pulled ________through the stock and never as it moves back up through the stock.
GUARD Never use the saw without a proper safety ________in place.
JAM In harder woods and in thicker woods, the saw tends to _____into the stock and stop itself faster than in soft or thinner materials.
CROSS The miter saw is set for making only _______(across the grain cuts) or MITER (diagonal to the grain) miter cuts and is not to be used for rip cuts.
1 Because of the difficulty of holding multiple pieces together, only __ piece of material may be cut at a time.
RETURN At the end of the cut, always ________the saw back in the up position.
MITER (diagonal to the grain)
Created by: Room224