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Bosch

Model # GCM12SD

Internet # 202568455

Store SKU # 1000054082

15-Amp 12 in. Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw

This item has been discontinued.
The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

$649.00 / each

  • 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° 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° to table and requires no adjustment 1-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
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 4.6 out of 5 by 123 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 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 5.0 out of 5.0 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 5.0 out of 5.0 by Don't listen to the complainers This saw is a great saw. Quieter than my old dewalt yet still plenty of power. Do not listen to all the bad reviews out there. Yes it's heavy, it's a 12" in compound miter saw...what do you expect. If you want a saw that you can easily lug around go buy a 8" saw. Dewalts big arguement is the deflection in the saw. Yes there is deflection in the saw if you push the blade side to side but let's be honest who is pushing to the side when they make a cut. Also the dewalt 12" has the exact same deflection. Dust control. The bag collects some dust maybe 30% on a good day. I have mine hooked up to a rigid 5hp shop vac and it collects about 90%. Once I hookup a dust collector I'm sure that number will improve. The lapel which coat twice as much puts out the exact same dust. Just keep in mind that this is a woodworking tool and it cuts wood so there is going to be dust. There are a few upgrades you can make to capture more dust. February 3, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 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
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NICE! I am glad I waited in purchasing a sliding compound miter saw. The biggest selling point was that it fits on my 24" standard depth workbench without poking into the wall with rail systems of other saws. May 28, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 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 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Saw, needs a dual laser feature I love this saw. The axial glide arm is effortless to use. It was dead on accurate out of the box. My only wish is that it had a dual laser line for making super accurate cuts on crown molding. I would love to see a laser attachment that wasn't a washer. ...oh, and make it one of those really bright green lasers for us "old foggies." May 6, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent product some downsides This is my first miter saw so I have not much to compare it too but here are my impressions on this machine. The gliding system is super smooth and works flawlessly. The trigger for the saw on the handle has two buttons to turn it on making life easier if you are right or left handed. The miter cuts are very convenient an automatically lock into place for the most common angles 0 45 etc.... Dust collection is poor but it is a power tool that cuts wood what do you expect. I do like the fact that the saw can kick into position vertically and for its slide as we'll paired with the gravity stand although it's somewhat portable not very easy to move around or even close the stand but I'm a carpenter who works at home so I don't move it that often. One major down side is blade change long process and very heavy other than that it has made my life so much easier but in sure another brand would have too April 20, 2015
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