Craftsman 12'' Single Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw (21239)Item# 00921239000 | Model# 21239
|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.
This is an accurate and powerful saw. 12' means you can cross cut wide pieces, that I would normally have to use the tablesaw for. One of my best buys.
This is a great saw, especially for what it costs. Glad I didn't spend the extra $50 or $60 on a Dewalt. Very accurate. The only thing is that it might be too much for a rookie woodworker. Even with some experience I had to practice a lot because of the power this thing has.
A very nice miter saw with a couple of exceptions. One, the installed blade does leave a rather rough cut and splintered edges. Two, the sawdust collection bag collects NO sawdust. After about 100 feet of cuts this bag has about one teaspoon of sawdust in it, while the shop vac is almost full from cleaning ALL of the tools and surfaces in the shop that this saw has sprayed!
I've been in the construction field a long time. This is a great saw. Some folks believe the laser is a poor design blah blah blah. I find that it is a great design and it's meant to be used on one side of the saw and not the other. I think that's where most people are getting confused. Overall great piece of machinery.
Saint Joseph, MO
No issues with this saw! I never count on the dust collection so I don't get too caught up in how that works. Would love to have this in a double bevel but for the price I'll deal with it!
I have this one and the dual bevel and these work great. It has a very smooth start up and sliding. Clamp works good and laser is helpful. Pair this with the shop vac and very little to clean up.
I have this one and the dual bevel and these work great. Smooth start up and the laser is really nice to give you an idea of where you are cutting. Clamp works good and the sliding is smooth.
I have just starting making a few things and wanted a saw that was big enough to cut through a thicker or wider piece of wood than the 10" chop saw I had. This saw is great. Since it is a sliding saw, I can cut through wider boards without having to cut it partially and then turn it to cut the other side. The laser makes it clear to see where you are cutting. This is so easy to use, my wife has even cut a few boards.
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