How to unlock a Dewalt miter saw in your home

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Dewalt is the famous yet great brand for the miter saw. But when you order for this great power tool so you need to assemble it before getting start with it. Also it is a great power tool so you need to be very careful with its blade as it could cause injury to you when mishandled, so for keeping you safe side such power tool comes with a lock to the blade that bot only gives you cutting but also offer safety measure which will prevent you from getting hurt. But to unlock it we have provided you the guidance for Dewalt miter saw.


Dewalt miter saw comes with two lock, the first one is at the back of the power tool that controls the up and down movement of the blade. The second lock is at the front of the power tool that helps you to control the angles you set for cutting the work piece. While moving the miter saw from one place to another the blade should be kept down to prevent injury.


The locks come up with the knob and the pin. By pushing or pulling the knob you can lock or release the blade for use or stop the use. As the models differ the way of the lock system mat differ model to model. Some times you would notice that you have to twist the pin either to lock or release the blade. The blade seems to lift automatically when the pin of the saw is released. Also the blade is surrounded by guard that protect the lifting of the blade. The guards are movable with the blade so one can clean it easily.


Angle locks

You can lock the angles of the saw with this type of lock. The blade usually swivels from left to right so you can lock the action with the help of horizontal knurled knob that is located in front. You can also lock or unlock the pre-set of common angles with the help of lever, either located underneath or at the top of the knob. As different models have different locks but the mode of operation is the same.


Knurled knob lock


To stop the blade swivels from moving you can tighten the knurled knob in anti-clockwise direction and to unlock you can loosen the knob. Also to unlock present angle you have to press the lever which is spring-loaded with your finger.


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