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The Workshop – Compound Mitre Saw


Brand: Makita

Model: Compound Mitre Saw LS1216

Manufacturer URL: https://www.makita.com.au/

Access & Usage

This asset requires a Level 3 Class Red Induction for operation

Location: Q BuildingThe Workshop

Induction(s) Required:

L1 General Induction

L2 City Makerspaces

L3 Electric Powertools

Students may only use this equipment under the direct supervision of the area officer

Required Personal Protection Equipment

Required PPE for the Makita Compound Mitre Saw LS1216

Quick Reference Operating Procedure

Technical Specifications

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Dual Sliding Rail Mechanism incorporating 6 Linear Ball Bearings provides increased rigidity to produce precise, adjustment free cuts right out of the box

3 Stage Gear Reduction System greatly increases capacity when cutting vertical baseboard or nested crown molding

Quick Adjust, Dual Sliding Fences can be adjusted outwards when bevel cutting or inwards for increased support of small or delicate materials

Electronic Speed Control maintains constant speed under heavy load

Soft Start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock

Bevel Capacity of 45o Left or Right with Positive Stops at 0o, 22.5o, 33.9o & 45o

Mitre Capacity of 52o Left or 60o Right with Positive Stops at 0o, 15o, 22.5o, 31.6o & 45o

Re-Located Mitre Scale enables easier viewing during operation

Improved Mitre Lock for faster, simpler engagement during operation

2 Stage Safety Switch for increased operator safety

Ergonomic Horizontal Soft Rubber Grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.

Updated on June 29, 2023

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