RVHS Radial ARM Saw And Power Mitre Box

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Procedures and safety quiz for the cut-off saw and the chop saw at Rio Vista High School.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The shortest piece you can safely cut on the chop saw is:
    • A. 

      2"

    • B. 

      6"

    • C. 

      8"

    • D. 

      12"

  • 2. 
    After completing each cut, make sure...
    • A. 

      The blade stops completely before bringing the saw blade back up.

    • B. 

      The blade doesn't stop before bringing the blade up.

    • C. 

      To let go of the piece your working on.

    • D. 

      The tension spring is locked.

  • 3. 
    The chop saw is used primarily for making
    • A. 

      Rip cuts

    • B. 

      Crosscuts and angled cuts

    • C. 

      Dados

    • D. 

      Rabbits

  • 4. 
    Make sure the stock being cut is pinned tightly...
    • A. 

      Against the fence.

    • B. 

      1" away from the fence.

    • C. 

      Fairly close to where you want your cut.

    • D. 

      To the table, away from the fence.

  • 5. 
    When cutting a piece so the waste side is on the right (regular), crossing your arms by holding the stock with your right hand and lowering the blade with your left...
    • A. 

      Is extremely dangerous and should never be done.

    • B. 

      Is o.k.

    • C. 

      More dangerous, but safe enough.

    • D. 

      Does not bring your left arm into a dangerous spot.

  • 6. 
    Even though we refer to the power mitre box as the chop saw, you should never...
    • A. 

      Actually use a quick chopping motion, you should cut at a consistent, controlled speed and listen to the machine so you don't over work it.

    • B. 

      Crosscut with the chop saw.

    • C. 

      Make mitre joints with the chop saw.

    • D. 

      Cut pieces 12" or longer.

  • 7. 
    When finished making a cut
    • A. 

      Remove any scraps or unused stock from the saw area, and return them to the lumber room.

    • B. 

      Stay in the saw's area until the blade has come to a complete stop.

    • C. 

      All of these

    • D. 

      Make sure you return the saw to 90 degrees if you adjusted the angle at all.

  • 8. 
    You can safely cut stock on either its surface or edge with the chop saw.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The major difference in cutting wider boards with the radial arm saw and the chop saw is...
    • A. 

      The blade is pulled toward you over the board with the radial arm saw.

    • B. 

      The blade is pulled toward you over the board with the chop saw.

    • C. 

      You lower the blade into the wood with the radial arm saw.

    • D. 

      You start the blade toward you, lower it into the wood, then push it away with the radial arm saw.

  • 10. 
    The closest your fingers can get to the blade on either the radial arm saw or the chop saw is...
    • A. 

      2"

    • B. 

      6"

    • C. 

      12"

    • D. 

      2'

  • 11. 
    Another name for the Radial Arm saw is:
    • A. 

      Chop saw

    • B. 

      Cut-off saw

    • C. 

      Chip saw

    • D. 

      Zippy the wonder cutter

  • 12. 
    Another name for the Power Mitre box is...
    • A. 

      Cut-off saw

    • B. 

      Chop saw

    • C. 

      Table saw

    • D. 

      Band saw

  • 13. 
    When cutting long boards, make sure
    • A. 

      To get assistance in holding it in place.

    • B. 

      You don't worry too much about cutting it straight, it's just a rough cut.

    • C. 

      To leave any extra on the saw for someone else.

    • D. 

      To carry the lumber to the saw with the front pointing down.

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