DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw, 12-Inch

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Jerry O'Rourke
Product Review By, Jerry O'Rourke.


Today we’ll being talking about the DEWALT Miter Saw. If you’re after a miter saw that’s powerful, precise, whilst easy to setup and use, as well as being made from quality materials, then look no further than the DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw, 12-Inch.

DEWALT is a powerhouse of a brand, you won’t find many in the building profession that have not heard the name mentioned on site or from friends and family.

Top rated and quality assured, DEWALT do a whole host of different power tools. What ever you’re after power tool wise, rest assured DEWALT will have what you’re looking for.

Dewalt Miter Saw

DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw, 12-Inch
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  • 3 year limited warranty
  • 3, 800 RPM motor
  • Dust collection system
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Product Review

DEWALT was Established in 1924 by Raymond Dewalt and has since sold millions of power tools worldwide. There’s not a lot DEWALT does not know about the power tool indusrty, and anything they don’t know probably isn’t worth knowing.

Quality is always assured with any tool made by DEWALT, and any time one of their products may fall short, you know you’re in safe hands as you’re covered by an impressive 3-year warranty.

In today’s market there’s a multitude of different DEWALT miter saws to choose from, but the DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw, 12-Inch is up there as one of the best. Consistently rated 5 stars across the board by it’s many happy users. This 12 inch DEWALT miter saw sits comfortably near the top of the pile.

DEWALT Miter Saw – Bringing Quality to the Table

With its increased precision and capacity the DEWALT back fence design cuts up to “2 x 16” dimensional lumber at 90° and 2 x “12 at 45°” and is built for most professional applications. Crown molding is supported by the tall sliding fences up to 7-1/2″ nested and base molding supported up to 6-3/4″ vertically against the fence with the ability to be easily adjusted and slid out of the way so you can achieve the required bevel cut.

The DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw delivers extended durability and power by means of the powerful 15 amp 3,600 RPM motor whilst also featuring an impressive cutline psitioning system that delivers adjustment free cut line indication for better visibility and accuracy.

As well as the above, a dust collection system is incorporated that captures up to 75% of the dust generated on the job, and with linear ball bearings, an innovative clamping mechanism and dual steel rails you can rest assured the DEWALT is a quality, compact, accurate, and durable miter saw.

As an added bonus DEWALT have included a few extras with this particular miter saw. A fairly decent blade in the form of the carbide Blade, one blade wrench, and the obligatory user guide.

Features & Specifications

  • Weight56 lbs
  • Height18.8″
  • Depth33″
  • Width23.75″
  • Power SourceCorded
  • Maximum Cutting Thickness6.75″


DEWALT as a brand is one of the best out there in the power tool industry at present and have been for a very long time. Although they have their detractors among the professionals, we can’t see this changing any time soon.

It’s one of the most popular and highly rated power tool brands there is, with every tool built, using quality materials, the DEWALT Miter Saw included. On top of this they offer an excellent warranty as well.

With the above in mind and if you’re a beginner that requires a power tool with easy to read user instructions, a great price without lacking on quality. Then buying any power tool made by DEWALT seems like a no-brainer.


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