Bosch 15-Amp 12 in. Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw-GCM12SD - The Home Depot
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Bosch

Model # GCM12SD

Internet # 202568455

Store SKU # 1000054082

15-Amp 12 in. Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw


Bosch 15-Amp 12 in. Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw
 

This item has been discontinued.
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Was   $649.00
$599.00 / each

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  • Push-button miter detent override
  • Category best 90% dust collection
  • Large easy to read uniform bevel and stainless steel miter scales
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # GCM12SD

Internet # 202568455

Store SKU # 1000054082

The 12 in. Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw features the smooth cutting motion, accurate performance, and space-saving design of Bosch's patented Axial-Glide System. Pre-aligned Square lock fences help the saw maintain precision throughout its life, and a soft-grip ambidextrous handle and combination dust chute and vacuum adaptor provide user comfort. The saw also offers a large cutting capacity, easy-to-read bevel and miter scales with detents at common angles, and easy-access up-front controls.

  • Patented axial-glide system durable precision consistent precision over tool life compact workspace saves up to 12 in. of workspace glide action unmatched smoothness of cut
  • Expanded cutting capacity 14 in. horizontal capacity nominal 6-1/2 in. vertical capacity against the fence base 6-1/2 in. crown capacity against the fence 45-degree spring
  • Upfront bevel controls all metal bevel lock lever and range selector located upfront for quick and easy bevel settings without reaching behind the saw
  • Square lock quick release fences high precision square lock fence aligns fence 90-degree to table and requires no adjustment one-touch lock/unlock to slide fence for added support
  • Integrated expanding base extensions 60% more left-to-right material support than leading competitor 40 in. left to right
  • Ergonomic ambidextrous trigger handle with soft grip large form fitting ergonomic handle provides comfort for all-day use
  • Laser ready Bosch LS010 laser washer guide compatible accessory-only
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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.)  31 in  Assembled Height (in.)  24.25 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  22.25 in  Blade Diameter  12 in 
Product Depth (in.)  31 in  Product Height (in.)  24.25 in 
Product Width (in.)  22.5 in  Table Length (in.)  16 
Table Width (in.)  40 
Details
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left  4"X10"  90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left  4"X14" 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Right  4"X14"  Amperage (amps)  15 
Arbor Size  Bench & Stationary Tool Type  Slide Miter Saw 
Bench or Stationary  Bench  Bevel Type  Dual 
Color Family  Blue  Cord Length (ft.) 
Cordless/Corded  Corded  Dust Collection Method  Bag 
Electric Brake  Yes  Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Left  52  Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Right  60 
Maximum Speed (rpm)  3800  Maximum miter capacity  60 
Miter Saw Type  Sliding  No Tool Blade Change  No 
Power Tool Product Type  Bench & Stationary  Product Weight (lb.)  65 lb 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,CSA Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  1 Year 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 104 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by A whole new level of quality This is by far the best saw I've ever had the pleasure of using. Right out of the box, everything is aligned perfectly, everything works smoothly, it's a flawless product. I watched lots of review videos before diving into this purchase. It took a month of thought, and it was well worth every penny. The glide system is so smooth while being perfectly solid without even so much as a hair of movement where there shouldn't be any. It weighs a lot, and is difficult to lift, but once it's in place, this thing ain't goin anywhere. The axial glide arms can literally be placed right up against a wall, without any fear of problems. I kept moving it back and forth to watch the arms move and it's a genius design to say the least. It has a soft start motor, which means you can place a coin on it's edge on the bed of the tool, and switch it on, without knocking the coin over. This is SO important! Not only does it show the sheer quality of the tool, it's also a lot easier on the circuit breaker since the tool isn't starting at full power. It builds up to full speed in 2 seconds and is ready to cut. My only tiny complaint is with the blade guard. It has these two little roller wheels on the bottom that vibrate every time you change the mitre detent. Very similar to what it sounds like when you accidentally kick a spring coil door stop (the good ol' style ones). I'm probably going to put a drop of caulking in there to provide a bit of friction. Overall, buy this saw, it's expensive, yes, but well worth it. February 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice features This robotic kinda arm is cool, im not much of a bosch, but after seeing this mitre saw and it's features, i'm getting one February 7, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by If you're into fine furniture building, DO NOT GET THIS SAW! This saw is probably fine for construction or roughing cutting but if you build furniture and demand precision, DO NOT GET THIS SAW! At the very least, go find one in person and try it out first. The amount of blade deflection(not arbor runout) when fully extended is among the worst I've ever seen. I could NOT get a smooth cut with this thing on a wide board. If I put my Starrett combination square to the edge, there were gaps of at least 1/32" all along the edge. It's anything but "light tight". If I would lock the glide mechanism and just did short cross cutting, I could get a perfect 90 degree cut. When I did a crosscut around 12" wide, I was off by over 1/16" (yes, that much) at the end of the cut. This is verified with a Starrett combination square. I also hate how Bosch skimped out on the detent lock lever. It's made of plastic and has some give so there's a little slop when the saw locks into a detent. For the cost of this saw, I expected a LOT more than this. If you need precise cuts that are smooth and accurate, this is not going to accomplish that. Perhaps I just got a bad one but I went back to the store and looked at another saw and it had the exact same issues. I'm not trying any more. November 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great saw, innovative design Bosch has put out a great saw with this one. The innovative glide action works smoothly and takes up less space than the common slide rail systems. All controls are up front making adjustments easy and fast. It's a very well thought out design with the needs and issues of the woodworker/carpenter/trim carpenter in mind. February 14, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Best miter saw on the market The best feature of this product is that you can set the miter saw flush against the wall. No space is needed behind the saw because there are no slide bars behind it as is the issue with almost all other miter saws. If you have limited space in your shop...this is the saw you want! Very smooth and accurate cuts right out of the box! The Home Depot price was the best I could find out there on the internet. December 18, 2012
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