Safety Precautions

  1. Read instruction sheet before use. Insure all persons whom you authorize to operate wheel have read instruction sheet.
  2. Do not wear loose clothing, jewelry, gloves, or hold the tool with a rag during wheel operations.
  3. Wear safety goggles or safety glasses during wheel operations.
  4. Insure that the grinder is tightly secured before operating.
  5. Maximum operating R.P.M. of 4,000
  6. Remove adjustment keys and wrenches before operating.
  7. Insure that tool is in good repair before use.
  8. Keep children and visitors away from work area.
  9. Do not operate while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or any medication.
  10. Move tool during sharpening operation. Cool tool if it becomes hot.
  11. Hold a folding knife so that no part of your body will be in line with the movement of the blade if the open blade were to shut.
  12. Never sharpen or hone tools with the sharp edge of the blade opposite the movement of the leather. This will damage the leather and could throw the tool from the machine, causing the tool to become a DANGEROUS projectile.
  13. Use polishing compound in a well ventilated area.