Black & Decker 3680 12" Compound Miter Saw Cordless Saw User Manual

Instruction Manual

3680 12" Compound Miter Saw

Getting the most out of your tool.

Please take time to read this manual and pay particular attention to the safety rules weve provided for your protection. Dont forget to send in your owners registration card. If you have any questions about your tool please call:

1-800-9-BD TOOL

(1-800-923-8665)

TRIGGER SWITCH

OPERATING HANDLE

CARRYING HANDLE

REAR LOWER GUARD

SPINDLE LOCK BUTTON

BRUSH INSPECTION CAP

MOTOR HOUSING

LOCK DOWN PIN

RIGHT SIDE

REAR LOWER GUARD

BEVEL STOP

LEFT SIDE OF FENCE

LEFT SIDE FENCE

DUST SPOUT

MITER CLAMP KNOB

MITER CLAMP

BEVEL CLAMP

BLADE WRENCH

BEVEL SCALE

MITER LATCH

MITER LATCH

MITER SCALE

MITER SCALE

HAND INDENTATION

FOR YOUR SAFETY - ALL TOOLS

Table of Contents

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...

ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES ...

ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ...

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS ...

EXTENSION CORDS...

UNPACKING YOUR SAW ...

FAMILIARIZATION...

SPECIFICATIONS...

BENCH MOUNTING ...

INSTALLING THE BLADE...

REAR LOWER GUARD ADJUSTMENT...

CUTTING THE KERF...

TRANSPORTING THE SAW ...

ADJUSTMENTS ...

MITER SCALE ADJUSTMENT ...

MITER POINTER ADJUSTMENT...

BEVEL STOP ADJUSTMENT ...

FENCE ADJUSTMENT ...

GUARD ACTUATION AND VISIBILITY ...

AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC BRAKE ...

SWITCH ...

CUTTING WITH YOUR SAW ...

CROSSCUTS...

BEVEL CUTS ...

QUALITY OF CUT ...

BODY AND HAND POSITION ...

CLAMPING THE WORKPIECE...

SUPPORT FOR LONG PIECES ...

CUTTING PICTURE FRAMES, SHADOW BOXES ...

AND OTHER FOUR SIDED PROJECTS

CUTTING TRIM MOLDING AND OTHER FRAMES ...

CUTTING COMPOUND MITERS ...

DUAL RANGE MITER SCALE...

VERNIER SCALE ...

CUTTING BASEBOARD MOLDINGS ...

CUTTING CROWN MOLDING ...

TROUBLE SHOOTING TIPS ...

MAINTENANCE ...