|Fence Size (HxL) (In):||5 1/8'' x 10 1/8'' (left), 4 1/4'' x 10 1/8'' (right)|
|Table Dimensions (LxW):||11-3/4 in x 13 3/4 in (diameter)|
|Table Dimensions with Extensions:||44 7/8 in x 13 3/4 in|
|Crosscut Capacity - 0 Miter 0 Bevel:||2 x 12 in., 4 x 8 in.|
|Crosscut Capacity - 0 Miter 45 Left Bevel:||2 in x 12 in|
|Crosscut Capacity - 0 Miter 45 Right Bevel:||NA|
|Crosscut Capacity - 45 Miter 0 Bevel:||4 in x 6 in or 2 in x 8 in|
|Crosscut Capacity - 45 Miter 45 Left Bevel:||2 in x 8 in|
|Crosscut Capacity - 45 Miter 45 Right Bevel:||NA|
|General Warranty:||1 Year|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||51.04|
|Package Contents:||Stop Block, Extension Rails, Clamp(s), Dust Bag, blade wrench|
|Preset Miter Angle Detents (Deg):||0, 15, 22.5, 31.6, 45 L&R|
|Quick Release Vise:||No|
|Type:||Sliding compound miter|
|Cord Length (ft.):||6|
|Cord Management:||Manual Wrap|
|Blade Diameter (In):||12|
|Motor Brushes:||Consumer replaceable|
|Guides & Instructions:|
|Arbor Size:||5/8 in. w/ 1 in. collar|
|Miter Index:||0-45 deg. left and 0-52 deg. right|
|Bevel Index:||0, 33.9 and 45 degress (Left)|
|Blade Bevel Range:||0-45 deg.|
|Cut Depth At 90 Degrees:||2 x 12 in., 4 x 4 in.|
|Miter Detents:||0, 15, 22-1/2, 31.6 and 45 deg. left/right|
|Table Material:||Die cast aluminum|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
Ratings & Reviews
Craftsman 12 Inch Compound Miter Saw Delivers Fast and Accurate Cuts
With a smooth gliding double rail system, the Craftsman Single Bevel Miter Saw reaches out with precision to cut through boards up to 12 inches wide. And featuring a wide, clearly visible laser guide line, this saw helps you make every cut right on mark. The perfect addition to the center of your workshop, this its aluminum body also packs light, so when duty calls, toss it in the back of your car, truck or van and get moving fast.
Powered by a potent 15 amp motor, this 12 inch carbide tipped blade rips through hard and soft woods, leaving a clean, precise cut with each pass. A solid addition to rough jobs like framing and detailed work like casing windows, this saw handles it all. Put the putty away, because this saw makes a cut you can count on. Dependable, durable and ready to go wherever duty calls, it gives you Craftsman performance at a price that makes sense. Add the Craftsman 12 Inch Compound Miter Saw to your shop for quality that’ll last through every cut.
- Include: Compound miter saw, blade, dust bag, blade wrench, clamp and extensions
- The Craftsman Single Bevel Miter Saw’s 15.0 Amp motor delivers high torque and speed, perfect for hard and soft woods alike
- Studs, joists and posts cut easily with the dual slide bearing rail system
- Built-in telescoping aluminum extensions with an adjustable stop block for rapid repetitive cuts
- Laser Trac® not only gives you an accurate cut line, but doesn’t ever run out of batteries
- The 0-50 degree miter adjustment includes common positive stops for accurate cuts and tight bevels on the fly
- 60 carbide teeth give the 12 in. saw blade more life and bite than others
- Depth adjustment lets you trench and slot cut without pulling out your router
- Aluminum construction makes the Craftsman 12 Inch Compound Miter Saw portable, durable and easy to move from home to jobsite
- Some assembly required
Added on July 26, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
The saw is great would highly recommend and the features are very good. Compared to the higher end comps, this is a steal, especially if you can catch it on the many sales Sears has for around $199.99. The LaserTrac is a joke and just there as an add on for show and just to say it has one, totally and completely 'USELESS', does not show up unless your in a very low light or dark room with no lights, then you adjust the wood then you turn lights back on for cut. Just forget this sliding miter saw has a laser and you'll be more comfortable making the purchase or for that, owning one. Sears should really recall this laser back and give us all a replacement to add on that reall works, what were they thinking? Bottom line, don't buy this saw at regular price of $299.99, it's really not worth it, wait it out for a sale price.
great saw that gets the job done - accurate and durable- get the warrenty with it just incase since its not made int he usa- versitale for roofing, flooing, and other projects
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A screw on the main housing failed causing the blade guard to catch on the spinning blade. this resulted in the blade guard exploding violently and exposing my arms and chest to the spinning blade that was about 12 inches away
Got this saw on clearance ... Lazer is a little off but saw is of good quality for the cost you can't pass it up also purchased the stand for all under 300$
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Bought this for my husband with the points we had earned. I love getting his tools at sears because with the points I can afford to give him more. He loves the saw and I'm love seeing projects get done.
WOW! What a terrific tool to buy for my husband. He used it to help our neighbor install a laminate floor, then he is going to do the crown molding in my kitchen! And.....it was on sale (bonus!). And...our children purchased the stand for it for Christmas (we have a 10" saw) which works just awesome. I am very pleased with this purchase.
This is an excellent saw for the price. When compared to other saws of the like, the craftsman saw stands with them. You get a very good quality product at a fraction of the price of the competing brands. One can never go wrong when purchasing and using Craftsman products.
I'm installing 750sqft 3/4 oak flooring and the saw has worked great so far. I did install a bosch 80 tooth blade since this came w a 24tooth blade. It cuts through the oak with ease. I am not sure why the laser guide has received some poor reviews as it is easy to see and has been a big time-saver since I only need to put one measure mark on the board. I also have done some mitre cuts on moldings which came out good. I would've preferred the dual-bevel but couldn't justify the price difference - with a single bevel you just have to think more about which way to turn the board. Finally with Sears points i was able to get a discount on the basic mitre saw stand which I'd highly recommend.
This saw does everything that i need and with great cutting power. Easy to manuver and set up. Stays accurate an seldom have to re align the blade. Makes accurate cuts.
Floral Park, NY
Bought this piece of garbage a year ago. It is on it's second trip back to Sears to be repaired. The blade guard just does not want to stay on the saw while cutting. The guard has failed twice now during cuts. Each time catching the saw and breaking apart in my face. Not fun... Paid good money for this saw, I expect a product that works. Sears has failed with regard to this saw and their only response is to take it back to Sears be repaired. And that is only because I purchased the 2 year Master Protection Plan. Spend a little more money and buy a DeWalt or another quality brand. I will never buy another tool from Sears.
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