A Two Minute Safety Tip
I have a Makita dual compound sliding miter saw which came with hold down clamps.
I know it is not "done", but the first thing I did was read the instructions from cover to cover.
Those hold down clamps are there to keep my fingers attached to me, so I use them. When I use
them, I only need one hand to operate the saw. The other hand I put behind my back before I start
My husband who was scared to death of the saw, now uses it with confidence once I taught him the
And I now use hold down clamps with my "little" 10 inch miter saw so my hand is never near the
I would rather take the extra time, use hold down clamps, and know I won't get hurt than take the
time to go to the emergency room and suffer ever afterwards.
Rabun County, GA
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