Portable cutting tool

  • US 10,189,174 B2
  • Filed: 01/13/2015
  • Issued: 01/29/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A portable cutting tool, comprising:

  • a blade;

    a motor for driving the blade to rotate, wherein the motor comprises an output shaft;

    a guard assembly comprising an upper guard for receiving the blade and a lower guard, wherein the lower guard is rotatable relative to the upper guard to expose the blade to cut a workpiece;

    a base pivotally connected to the upper guard, wherein the base is provided with a blade through-hole for the blade to pass through, and further comprises a base bottom portion for abutting against the workpiece and a front side wall extending upwards from the base bottom portion;

    a housing, comprising;

    a front portion having a case wall presenting an external surface, with a first section of the external surface facing outwardly in a first direction to define a left outside of the front portion, and with a second portion of the external surface facing outwardly in a second direction opposite the first direction to define a right outside of the front portion,a rear portion extending longitudinally, anda gripping portion disposed between the front portion and the rear portion,wherein the blade is rotatably disposed on the front portion by a blade shaft, the motor is rotatably disposed in the rear portion, and the blade shaft is perpendicular to the output shaft; and

    a supporting member connected to the base, and the supporting member comprising a depth adjusting holder, wherein one of the upper guard and the depth adjusting holder is disposed on the left outside of the front portion of the housing along the external surface and the other one of the upper guard and the depth adjusting holder is disposed on the right outside of the front portion of the housing along the external surface.

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