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I've just tried my new Makita 3901 plate joiner. I was really pumped because I have all the pieces to build 4 folding saw horses ready to go...just needing a few bicuits here and there. I read the directions carefully, and did everything suggested in the manual. The blade 'smokes' through the wood, not a bit of saw dust in the collection bag or anywhere for that matter. I mean it only makes a huge amount of smoke! At first I thought it might be overly-resinous fir, but the same thing happened with pine. I used a friend's Lamello plate joiner years ago and it didn't smoke at all as I recall. Can anyone tell me what's going on here?

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Hello. How frustrating. If this is a brand new tool return it. If it is not brand new, check the rotation of the blade and make sure that the blade is not installed upside down. IF it is upside down rather that the teeth easily cutting the wood, they are bulling there way through and creating all that smoke.

IF the tool smokes when you turn it on and are not cutting anything then the motor is shot and will have to be replaced. Joe

4 thumbs up please. ty.

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