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Bosch

Model # CM12

Internet # 203253657

15 Amp 12 in. Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw

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

  • 1-year manufacturer warranty
  • 9 adjustable miter detents
  • 1-handed carry handle for easy portability

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # CM12

Internet # 203253657

Store SO SKU # 1000405628

Ideal for pros or for Do-It-Yourselfers, the Bosch 15 Amp 12 in. Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw delivers professional cutting performance and power with its 15 Amp, 4300 RPM motor. Suitable for tackling a wide range of cutting applications, this saw has a compact design and a 1-handed rear carry handle for easy portability and an ergonomic trigger handle for comfortable use. Loaded with features that help deliver the results you demand, including a Square Lock fence that aligns to the table and requires no adjustment and bevel stops at the most common bevel angles, this durable and versatile tool is built-to-last for years of reliable use.

  • Includes: 12 in. single bevel compound miter saw-CM12, dust bag, blade-change wrench and 12 in. 40-teeth carbide-tipped blade
  • Square lock quick-release fence aligns 90° to table with no adjustments; 1-touch lock/unlock slides fence for added support
  • Integrated work piece supports expand to nearly 37 in. for material support
  • Quick-reach bevel lock lever is located on the side for quick and easy adjustments
  • Vacuum-ready dust chute automatically adapts to 35 mm and 1-1/4 in. Dia vacuum hoses
  • Push-button miter detent override with easy access thumb actuated settings outside miter detents
  • Bevel stops for accurate cuts at the most common bevel angles; 33.9, 45, 47 and -2°

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Blade Diameter 
12 in 
Product Depth (in.) 
25.25 
Product Height (in.) 
18.5 
Product Width (in.) 
20 
Table Length (in.) 
37.25 
Table Width (in.) 
22.25 
Details
45 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left 
2 In. x 6 In. 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Left 
2 In. x 8 In 
90 Degree Crosscut Capacity Maximum - Right 
2 In. x 8 In 
Amperage (amps) 
15 
Arbor Size 
0.625 
Bench & Stationary Tool Type 
Compound Miter Saw 
Bench or Stationary 
Bench 
Bevel Type 
Single 
Color Family 
Blue 
Cord Length (ft.) 
10.0 
Cordless/ Corded 
Corded 
Dust Collection Method 
Bag 
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 
4.0 
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Left 
47 
Maximum Degree Bevel Cuts - Right 
-2 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Left 
52 
Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Right 
52 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
4300 
Maximum miter capacity 
52 
Miter Saw Type 
Compound 
No Tool Blade Change 
No 
Power Tool Features 
Electric Brake,Positive Stops 
Power Tool Product Type 
Bench & Stationary 
Product Weight (lb.) 
43 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 

MORE PRODUCTS WITH THESE FEATURES

Cordless/ Corded: Corded
Miter Saw Type: Compound
Bevel Type: Single
Brand: Bosch
Review Rating: 4 & Up
Blade Diameter: 12 in
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.): 4.0
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The specs say 58.75 lb on this web site and the Bosch web site says that this is 43 lb. which is correct?

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June 30, 2015
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43 is correct, although I picked up a weight of 42 somewhere. The 58.75 must be the shipping weight. I was concerned about the weight too and find it easy to balance when moving it. It has three handles you can grab, including the switch handle.
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Thank you for your question. The Bosch CM12 miter saw weighs 43 pounds. The 58 pounds is the shipping weight which includes the tool plus packaging.
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Saw in the box was 58.75, out of the box I am not positive, no scale to weigh it. Compared to some of the saws I have worked with, this one is very easy to carry. Nothing you will sling over your shoulder but carries real nice.
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When will it be back in stock?

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That's a good question. The stores in Tallahassee did not have them, and I was fortunate to have a friend with one I could see. I think mine was shipped from a HD store in central Georgia instead of one of their distribution ware houses, FWIW. Opps.......have just seen you posted Dec 18. Shame nobody answered promptly. Guess HD doesn't monitor this.......
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item is expected to return to stock in mid January with limited inventory. We have a new feature; you can enter your e-mail address on our webpage to be notified when this item is restocked. Please continue to check our website for updates. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for Read More
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item is expected to return to stock in mid January with limited inventory. We have a new feature; you can enter your e-mail address on our webpage to be notified when this item is restocked. Please continue to check our website for updates. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot. Read Less
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What is the table height?

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I'm wondering if it will fit my miter station without modification.
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Thank you for your question. From the bottom of the miter saw to the table top measures 3-7/8 inches. Overall height is 16-3/4".
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Is this accurate out of the box?

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I am a DIY'er and don't want the complexity of having to make adjustments for perfection. Will this be accurate for 2x4 for framing and eventually molding work?
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Thank you for your question. Our miter saws are completely adjusted at the factory so there should not be an issue. However, during shipment, if slight misalignment may have occurred there detailed and simple instructions in the manual to check the settings and adjust if necessary.
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent saw I first purchased the Skil 3821, essentially the "sister" model to this saw. It had a great no-load speed but easily got bogged out when cutting even soft pine with a sharp blade and couldn't make any kind of accurate cut. No way to adjust! So after "three strikes you're out" with the Skil, I shopped around a long, long time trying to decide what I wanted. After a bunch of comparisons, I settled on this saw. Very adjustable in every possibly way contrary to the Skil. This Bosch = Professional / that Skil = Low-end homeowner use!! This saw is a no-gimmick, quality saw. I am using it along with two of the current Dewalt double bevel "chop" saws. I didn't buy a slide saw because even though they are great they are also heavy, heavy machines. The are also big and hard to fit through doors. The machining on this saw is top notch and far superior to the Skil. The portability is great too. It did take a few minor adjustments to get it lined up perfectly but the manual provides instructions on how to calibrate it. It wasn't bad out of the box but the 45 bevel was slightly off. Just unlock a lock nut and turn a screw. The fence and the 90 degree cut angle was spot on. I did read one complaint on the net about the detents being off. That part is adjustable to and you need to lock the Allen screws for the detent adjustments down after it hits the stop setting. My only complaint is that the safety switch is clunky and you have to use your thumb to slide it over and then press the trigger; now some of the older guys have arthritis in their hands, and they say it's actually painful to do that! Overall I am very happy. It really is a good buy. Read the manual and pick it up in the indicated locations and you'll be good to go. It slices 4x4's like butter (Bosch claims that this saw's predecessor, the 3912, has 3.3 horsepower max, or 2460 watts, and I think this saw has the same amount of power). I have upgraded the blade to a Tenryu 24-tooth blade which doesn't bog this down nearly as much as the stock blade. It does leave rougher cuts, however, with a lot of tear-out, but that's OK, because this saw gets used exclusively for framing. December 31, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by You can't go wrong with this tool! I spent a lot of time on the web looking at reviews and comments on this saw and Dewalt's. I also talked to friends with experience in both brands. After all was said and done, I settled on this Bosch. And since Home Depot had it fifty bucks cheaper and free shipping to my home, the decision was much easier. The saw was spot on right out of the box: 45 left and right and 90 cuts were accurate with my architect triangles. The in the box 40T blade makes very smooth cuts. Another item I wish I'd bought a couple of years ago. It's not as hard to move around as I thought it might be, at 42 pounds, which is about twice the weight of the 10 inch 30 year old Craftsman it replaced. The three different handles make it easy to handle. Just looked down at the review form and I have no cons for this saw. There's always one more thing......it arrived a day earlier than HD had told me! June 30, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent "Just the features you really need" miter saw Saw was accurate out of the box. It has a low profile with conveniently located handles that make it easy to carry and transport. It lives up to the expectations one has from a Bosch tool. It has plenty of power and makes very accurate cuts. My only complaint was the blade that came with the saw. The blade was mediocre at best. Many might blame the saw for the quality of the blade, but if you put a good blade on the saw you will be a happy camper. May 5, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Accurate and a Great Value This is not the saw to buy if you're cutting very wide boards or large molding. However, if you're a typical woodworker like myself, this is one of the best values out there. The fence was dead square, and all of the adjustments were accurate right out of the box. The dust collection is much better than most of the competitors (single-bevel non-sliders). The only con I've found is that it could come with a higher quality blade. I've yet to come across a miter saw that includes a decent blade. If accuracy is more important than features, than this is the saw for you. October 17, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Really nice solid saw. Out of the box, the standard you would expect from Bosch. Saw needed some adjustment not perfectly square out of the box. Made the adjustment and cuts real nice. Changed out the blade that came with it for an 80 tooth blade and the cuts are spot on. Powerful sturdy saw. A little pricey for the amount I use it, but you get what you pay for. Overall a solid saw. May 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Excellent, CM12 has worked right out of the box. Very happy with performance. March 26, 2014
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