12-in. Compound Miter Saw 705 - Fine Woodworking Tool Review
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12-in. Compound Miter Saw 705

DeWalt - 12-in. Compound Miter Saw 705

DeWalt’s 12-in. compound miter saw is now available as model No. DW705S.

$300 (As of 7/1/2004)

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Editor's Review:

by Mike Guertin

review date: July 1, 2004

Well-made saw with decent cutting capacities at a fair price.

Editor Test Results:

Runout N/A
Accuracy of Cut N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer DeWalt
Manufacturer's Web Site www.dewalt.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-433-9258
Crosscut Capacity 8 in. at 0°
Maximum depth of cut Upright: 4 1/2 in.
Maximum width of cut 45° x 45°: 5 1/2 in.
Maximum Miter/Bevel 48° left and right/45° left
Double Bevel No
Horsepower N/A
Amps 15
Volts N/A
Blade Size N/A
Blade Type 60-tooth carbide
Blade Tilt N/A
Product Warranty 1 year
Laser No

I purchased the DeWalt 705 compound miter saw about 4 or 5 years ago. The first thing I did was build me a table for it. And purchased a couple of extentions for long board work. Although it has set on the tailgate on my old truck for many hours. This is a RUGGED POWERFUL 15amp saw. Be careful and be sure you use HEAVY extention cord when the need arises. I picked up a Coleman 10/3 heavy duty 100' from a retired contractor for $50.00. Heck of a deal. This saw does come with its own long 10 footer for small projects close to AC. The carbide tip general purpose blade that comes with it will rip thru 2x4's and 4x4's all day long and beg for more, but I did replace that blade with a DeWalt 48T for a little cleaner cut. This is an extremely well designed precision saw for contractor's or for the serious home workshopper. Rugged, Dependable, Accurate, Strong and build for continuious heavy duty work. This model I think is being replaced by the model 715 which is everything this one PLUS. Get ya one!

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