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DEWALT 10 in. (254 mm Blade) Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw
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DEWALT

10 in. (254 mm Blade) Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

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Feature 1

Head is positioned for maximum vertical cut capacity by the exclusive cross cut stop

Feature 2

More comfort and greater versatility from miter capacity - left 60 degrees and right 52 degrees

Feature 3

Cross cut capacity of 12 in. at 45 degree angle, using back fence design - best in class

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Amperage

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15 amps

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max Speed

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4,000 rpm

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Cord Length

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8 ft.

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Warranty

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3 Year

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Capacity, accuracy and portability are just a few of the key user requirements that this 10 in. sliding miter saw from DEWALT will fulfill for the professional contractor. Lightweight at only 51 lbs. with a built-in handle, this saw can be moved from shop to jobsite and back again with ease. Designed with ball bearing steel rail construction and tall sliding fences to increase capacity, the DW717 is a complete and compact solution to a contractor's 10 in. cutting needs.

  • Exclusive bevel detent system - 7 positive stops delivers fast accurate repeatable cuts
  • Adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate with 11 positive stops improves productivity and ensures cutting accuracy
  • Optimizes cutting accuracy
  • Machined base fence support maintains fence perpendicularity with blade for cutting accuracy
  • Dual horizontal steel rails with innovative clamping mechanism and linear ball bearings deliver an accurate, durable and compact saw
  • Exclusive cross cut stop positions cutting head for maximum vertical cut capacity
  • Best in class cross cut capacity 12 in. at 45 Degree angle using back fence design
  • Vertical cut capacity nested crown up to 6-1/4 in.
  • Tall sliding fence supports up to 6 in. base molding to the left of blade and up to 3-1/2 in. to the right of the blade
  • Miter capacity left 60 Degree and right 52 Degrees For greater versatility ides increased comfort
  • Bevels 0-480 for increase cut capacity
  • Cam lock miter handle provides fast locking action of miter table
  • Horizontal handle improves ergonomics and provides increased comfort
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Name 15 Amp 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw 10 in. (254 mm Blade) Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw 15-Amp 10 in. Corded Sliding Compound Miter Saw Dual Bevel 15 Amp 12 in. Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw
Brand DEWALT DEWALT JET DEWALT
Ratings (65) (41) (2) (112)
Miter Saw Type Sliding Compound Sliding Compound Sliding Compound Sliding Compound
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Blade Diameter 12 10 in 10 in 12 in
Bevel Type Dual Dual Dual Dual
Power Tool Features Positive Stops Positive Stops Electric Brake,Laser Guide,Positive Stops Positive Stops
Maximum Cutting Thickness (in.) 9.5 4 5 6.75
Reconditioned No No No No
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does this means this saw can cut left and right without flipping the wood

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I'm not sure what you mean. You can angle the saw in both directions, if that's what you mean.
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Yes the set can cute both miters and bevels left and right without flipping the wood.
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July 29, 2015
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yes, it bevels and tilts left and right
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I do not own one of these saws, but I would have to believe that theblade can be "swung/shifted/rotated" to the left and to the right up to 45 degrees in both directions.
I am not familiar with a miter saw that cuts on only one half of the blade/saw table
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What is the longest cut this saw can make in a single pass? Can it rip a 12in wide floor panel?

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Stockton, ca
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March 21, 2016
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This saw can crosscut a maximum of 12". Miter saws are not made to rip wood. That is what a table saw or circular saw is for. Attempting to rip a piece of wood on a miter saw would be quite dangerous as the piece would be unstable sitting under the blade and you would have to bring your hand to close to the blade to hold the wood.
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Yes it can, below is from the manual.
CAPACITY OF CUT
51º miter right, 60º miter left
48º bevel left and right
0º miter
Max. Height 3.5" (89 mm) Result Width 11.9" (302 mm)
Max. Width 12.6" (320 mm) Result Height 3.0" (76 mm)
45º miter
Max. Height 3.5" (89 mm) Result Width 8.4" (213 mm)
Max. Width 8.9" (226 mm) Result Height 3.0" (76 mm)
45º bevel - Left
Max. Height 2.3" (58 mm) Result Width 11.9"
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Yes it can, below is from the manual.
CAPACITY OF CUT
51º miter right, 60º miter left
48º bevel left and right
0º miter
Max. Height 3.5" (89 mm) Result Width 11.9" (302 mm)
Max. Width 12.6" (320 mm) Result Height 3.0" (76 mm)
45º miter
Max. Height 3.5" (89 mm) Result Width 8.4" (213 mm)
Max. Width 8.9" (226 mm) Result Height 3.0" (76 mm)
45º bevel - Left
Max. Height 2.3" (58 mm) Result Width 11.9" (302 mm)
Max. Width 12.6" (320 mm) Result Height 2.0" (50 mm)
45º bevel - Right
Max. Height 1.2" (30 mm) Result Width 11.9" (302 mm)
Max. Width 12.6" (320 mm) Result Height 0.9" (22 mm)
Your saw is capable of cutting baseboard moldings 0.8" (20 mm) thick by 4.75" (120 mm) tall.
NOTE: Your saw is capable of cutting the following once a special setup procedure is followed
(see Special Cuts).
0º miter height 1.5" (38 mm) width 15.4" (391 mm)
45º miter height 1.5" (38 mm) width 11.3" (287 mm)
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Yes, I think this saw should be able to rip 12" pieces. I have used it to cut 2x12 lumber several times, & it cut them in a single pass with no issues.
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November 21, 2013
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Hi JD777,
According to Dewalt, this saw will cut a 12 inch wide panel at 90 degrees.
Mike,
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Will it cut a 4"X4" in one pass?

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Will it cut a 4"X4" in one pass: both 4"X4" and the finished 3.5" X 3.5"? Thanks
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I just made my first cut on a 1X4 and it cut through it like butter. I doubt it'd have any problem with a 4X4 and there's the physical space for it to fit the saw too.
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Yes it will cut a 4x4 in one pass
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March 5, 2016
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Yes, the saw can cut a 4x4 in one pass.
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Will the XPS light work with this?

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I've read miss-matched info on Type 1-*** on which the XPS led either does or does not work. Is there a confirmation that if purchasing the XPS lighting system will work with this.

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Are you talking about the saw, or the light? If you're talking about the saw, I think you need a Type 2. I read that in a review, so I made a point of getting a Type 2 and the XPS light fits mine fine. (The light, however, is a Type 1). I've no personal experience with a Type 1 saw. Just FYI though, the only way to know if the saw's a type 1 or 2 is to open up the box and look at the label on motor. You Read More
Are you talking about the saw, or the light? If you're talking about the saw, I think you need a Type 2. I read that in a review, so I made a point of getting a Type 2 and the XPS light fits mine fine. (The light, however, is a Type 1). I've no personal experience with a Type 1 saw. Just FYI though, the only way to know if the saw's a type 1 or 2 is to open up the box and look at the label on motor. You can't order a Type 1 or a Type 2, you can just order a DeWalt DW717. So, to minimize trouble, I placed my order and had the saw delivered to my local Home Depot, and wouldn't accept delivery until we opened the box and verified that it was indeed a Type 2. Read Less
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I can say it will work with the dw717 saw.
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If the Dewalt part number is DWS7085 then it will fit either the 1 or 2 model of the DW717 miter saw.
BTW the light work very well, once blade is turning and close to the material it going ot cutting there is a clear shadow where the blade will cut. It's visible is most situations, bright sunlight not so much.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 41 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good saw for an "experienced" amatuer, not for beginners. This saw has many fine features including stops for frequently used angle cuts, a strong wide backstop to hold your material, a heavy base and an excellent safety guard - an absolute must in a saw like this one. Good visibility for making micro cuts necessary for fine fitting. Wish I'd invested in it years ago. Overall, Dewalt is my go to brand - they still use METAL parts where it counts! October 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Happy Owner Just made my first two cuts, and I'm a happy owner September 16, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Rear fence design not useable When I say "rear fence" I'm not speaking of the "front" fence. This saw (DW717) was designed to allow the user several more inches when cross cutting by employing the rear, (not front) fence. However, Dewalt screwed up because I ordered 2 of these saws and neither one of them was made to accept the pins that are used to employ the "rear fence". Additionally, the instructions for using the rear fence are totally inaccurate and incorrect. The saw was good in all other respects. Maybe it's just me, but why should I spend money on a flawed design especially when Dewalt makes a big deal of this design when advertising the saw. As a result, I returned both of these saws. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great as promised Cuts like butter, went directly to the 60 tooth diablo blade . Cut pergo beautifully, even able to make some "rip"cuts nicely. Smooth slider and easy angle adjustment. Not light however but that makes it stable. August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Choices Choices Let me start off by saying I am a die hard reviewer and researching when I make a purchase of anything I use for work or a hobby. This saw was certainly no exception. I started off by narrowing my search down to two main saws. This Dewalt DW717 and the Makita LS1016l. I actually had the Makita on its way from Amazon with the Bosch 3800 stand. I canceled that and bought the DW717 with the Dewalt DWX724 miter stand. Now, I was all set on the Makita because I really like the makita tools I had. And I have to admit that if they made a nice miter stand like the Dewalt compact that i ended up with, I would have stuck with it! I am sure the Makita with that great Bosch stand would have been rad but something told me to "stay with the proven saw". I looked at reviews again after the Makita was already on its way and decided to cancel and get this saw instead. I LOVE the compact stand. Its durable, strong, really sturdy and most importantly it is big enough but small enough to bring with me on the job and perform easily as good as the full size that weighs much more and takes up way too much room. Back to the saw though, it is great! I was a little scared at first because it looked like it had been used or at least bought, repacked, returned and resold! Wouldn't be the first time HD did that and would certainly not be the last. That being said, i do like HD for the convenience and because I absolutely refuse to deal with that other blue box store that starts with an 'L". Anyway, it looked used. I was all ready to take it back but decided to at least try it out and see if it was level and cutting accurate. I immediately assumed it was way off which is why it had been returned. To my ABSOLUTE AMAZEMENT it was NOT! As a matter of fact, it was dead on! I checked it with 3 different Starrett Machinist Squares(which if anyone out there knows are the best quality squares and rules you can buy and especially the older ones like I have). I checked the 90, 45, 22.5, bevel(both ways), and every other angle and straight cut you can think of! Seriously, it was DEAD ON every time. Or at least near perfect! Certainly for any carpentry I can think of and I am very particular about my cuts! So accuracy out of the box was a winner to say the least. Besides the quality of the cuts I also noticed other things i liked. The fence that i had heard so many complaints about also seemed to be dead on and parallel with the bottom fence, base and other side. I mean everything was perfect. Easy to loosen and move and honestly just perfect. I was seriously shocked. This day in age everything seems to have serious QC issues. And any saw I would expect(and honestly so should everyone) to do at least some setting up for accuracy. But not in my case! Every bad thing i read about this saw(and there is NOT much bad to find out there) was not the case with my experience. After checking all of this I was expecting the saw not to work, but it did. Sounds nice and cuts strong. I am sure this is one area the Makita would shine over the Dewalt and I am sure the Makita would have been a fine choice also but I read too many reviews mentioning the same problem with the shaky head and blade wobble. One bad review is normal, but when you see a few bad reviews all siting the same problem, well then there at least has to be a chance of it being a real issue and not just coincidence. Anyway, Its a great saw so far that I would say go ahead and just get if you are on the fence. You can't go wrong here. The only problem you re gonna find is with a QC issue. If the saw is performing as it should then there is nothing to dislike in my opinion. Its a tad heavy but who cares? I would rather sacrifice weight saving measures for a solid strong saw any day! I really wish I had gotten to see the LS1016l up close to compare but I am not sweating it at this point. The DW717 matched up with the 724X stand is a serious winner to me! That stand is more than capable of handling anything you will throw at it on the job 99% of the time. The same holds true for this saw! This 10 inch miter is capable of everything the 12 inch saw can do except it is lighter, smaller, cheaper and the blades are a lot easier and cheaper to get! WIN WIN! I am not saying you will never need the 12 inch but its not gonna be something you need often enough to buy it. Unless of course the weight and cost are a non issue for you. If you are on the fence about this saw then take my word for it and buy it. And get the compact stand too! You'll love it! Trust me. I am willing to admit that i am a seriously neurotic researcher and I did the work for you. I am sure the Makita would be great if you got a good one but the Dewalt is a sure bet. The Festool at more than twice the price is your best option out there but who has that money? I wish I had it to tell the truth because it wouldn't even be a decision. Its by far the best tool out there. One day. For now the Dewalt has reached my standards at this price point. August 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very good product This saw was exactly what I expected in a De Walt product. Very good quality. July 19, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by works good, dust collectin not as good as other reviews have stated makes accurate clean cuts. we had purchased based on this review in woodworkers' journal: http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/10-sliding-compound-miter-saws-tested-reviewed/ since we have just installed an $8000 dust collection system in our shop. while I agree with the link's review on quality of cut, etc., we still have significant clean up after use, even with the dust collection system. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by so far so good i really like this chopsaw. It seems solid and easy to use. smooth, strong, and not too heavy. If i have one complaint its that the guard on dewalts saws seem to be getting wider and wider. But hasn t caused me any problems so.. owell. July 6, 2016
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