RVHS Scroll Saw Test

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  • 1. 
    The machine should be turned several revolutions by hand before starting, to make sure
    • A. 

      All moving parts are clear.

    • B. 

      The blade teeth point up.

    • C. 

      The power has been turned off.

  • 2. 
    The hold-down attachment should rest firmly on the work to prevent the
    • A. 

      Blade from overheating.

    • B. 

      Motor from being overloaded.

    • C. 

      Work from vibrating up and down.

  • 3. 
    Set the _______________________down against the stock before turning on the power.
    • A. 

      Saw blade

    • B. 

      Hold-down assembly

    • C. 

      Double chuck

  • 4. 
    .  Before you turn on the scroll saw, be sure that the ________________________is properly adjusted to keep the blade from bending or breaking
    • A. 

      Upper plunger

    • B. 

      Hold-down assembly

    • C. 

      Saw blade tension

    • D. 

      Hand wheel

  • 5. 
    When cutting, do not have _______________________directly in line with the saw blade.
    • A. 

      The cutting line

    • B. 

      Your safety goggles

    • C. 

      Your hands

  • 6. 
    You should ___________________the scroll saw to be sure it is properly adjusted before turning on the power.
    • A. 

      Dust off

    • B. 

      Hand turn

    • C. 

      Have the teacher check

    • D. 

      Have the foreman check

  • 7. 
    You must never try to clean scraps of material near the ___________________with your fingers.
    • A. 

      On/off switch

    • B. 

      Moving blade

    • C. 

      Outer edge

  • 8. 
    If small pieces get caught____________________against the saw blade, be sure to stop the machine before trying to remove them.
    • A. 

      In the throat

    • B. 

      Falling off the machine

    • C. 

      Behind the running blade

  • 9. 
     When operating a variable speed scroll saw, always start the machine at ____________________speed setting and adjust the speed to the slowest speed before turning off the power.
    • A. 

      The slowest

    • B. 

      The fastest

    • C. 

      Any

  • 10. 
      11. Install new blades with the teeth of the blade pointing_______________________.
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      To the side

    • D. 

      In any direction

  • 11. 
    If the blade breaks or comes out of the holders, turn the machine off and report it.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Be certain the blade is properly installed in a vertical position, with the teeth pointing up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Keep your fingers to the side of the blade, never in front of it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Adjust the hold-down 1/8” above the stock being cut. This will prevent the work from moving up and down with the blade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It is alright to make turns that are too tight for the size of the blade you are using
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    You do not need to stop the scroll saw before making adjustments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Do not allow your fingers to come any closer than 2 inches from the blade when cutting stock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Check the blade tension before turning the saw on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Do not force work into the blade too quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Be sure the blade in the scroll saw is _________________________and in good condition.
  • 21. 
    When the blade is installed correctly, the teeth are pointing______________________.
  • 22. 
    The blade _____________________must be properly adjusted.
  • 23. 
    Always _____________________the scroll saw before you change the blade.
  • 24. 
    Twisting the blade or forcing the cut will __________________________the blade.
  • 25. 
    1. The saw should be completely _______________________ before you back out of a cut.
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