Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 163
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JoJo Perfect for trim work or basic cutting
I've had this saw for months now and finally used it this past weekend to cut 2 x 4's for a small project. This saved me so much time! It was easy to set up and worked great. It has a laser light which really helps to line up your cuts perfectly. My only caution to other users is that you have to bring the arm down slowly when cutting through 2 x 4's otherwise it stops and you have to restart the saw. In other words, it's not like a heavy duty saw that you can quickly saw through the wood.
I use all Ryobi 18V tools and use the batteries from those tools because this saw does not come with the battery or charger. I love the ease of use and how convenient it is without having to plug it into an outlet! The cuts are clean and the battery life is long. I'm going to be using it for all my base trim work after laying my new floors. I would recommend this to anyone needing a convenient and dependable miter saw that's very easy to use!
August 22, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Cliff Great value, works great!
This was works great for cutting trim and moulding. Has very precise adjustments, is easy to handle and very portable to move from room to room. Use have to cut slowly or the blade will stop and then you have to remove and re-insert the battery. Wish this Ryobi tool had the "Hybrid" option to run on 110 volts!
August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kgb4639 Saw
The product works well
And was delivered as advertisef
August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hao Good tool
the miter saw easy to carry and use.Can be sued anywhere.
August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BvilleBound If you do trim work BUY THIS SAW!
This little Ryobi saw is a miracle if you do trim work -- interior or exterior. Light but powerful, it is very easy to move from place to place as you cut and adjust pieces of trim. I wish this product had been available years ago; I would have saved a ton of time and effort.
No cheap toy, however, it is easily adjustable with a tough aluminum bed, fence and clamp -- and uses the same 18 volt ONE batteries that power all of my other Ryobi construction tools.
Definitely a 'must have' for construction / remodeling pros and any do-it-myselfer facing a trim project.
June 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gtstrem Great tool
For finish cutting this tool beats them all. Well made, great price.
August 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Pat Miter saw
Works great wish uhad battery with it. Everthing great and handy without cords
June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gdub Miter saw
It advertises over 300 cuts per charge but I've not gotten over 50 yet. Must have been cutting butter. The saw cuts precise angles and is the correct tool for foing trim work.
June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Johnnell Miter Saw
A good buy for the price. Would buy again. With all the tools
June 28, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by BOB Darn good little saw
I was looking for a saw to cut trim boards with, first try was good. I do need to look at correcting slight angle cuts. They worked but was just ever so slightly off
June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Blitzer017 Great little saw!!!
I purchased this saw for crafting purposes as I needed something to miter frames and build small boxes. This saw is perfect assuming you're not cutting anything wider than 4". I also upgraded the blade to a Diablo for a smoother cut.
June 14, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Mo Great for the field!
Great for the field where you might need a quick cut but without electricity!! 2x4? No Problem.
June 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tommy Great for Trim-work
I took the miter saw out of the box, installed one of my battries and started working.
Ideal for interior-and exterior trim work. Easy to carry from room to room.
Love this little tool.
May 31, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by palcous just as expected
It is a great addition to my Ryobi one collection of tools. I bought this tool to take inside a house for trim work, rather than having my big saw outside and running back and fourth. It has it's cons that were all ready written in other reviews, no surprises. the con about it thermoing out is true on 2x4's but on trim and other smalls it worked fine. not to say it won't cut a 2x4, it does tax it, and let the saw do the cutting. I used it on a 2x4 wet pressure treated job, just had to slow down a bit. the other con I knew about and agree, the cam lock for the degree wheel could hold stronger. keep rechecking that it hasn't moved on ya.
February 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by craigt good not perfect
cuts well with aftermarket blade, accuracy is a lil rough gotta keep an eye on the detents for accurate cuts...its doing everything I need even in oak...I love it
May 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Russ Better than expected
I picked this saw up to cut used fence pickets for building stage props. I didn't expect much more than that, and would have been happy if that is all it could do. IT struggled cutting through 2x4s, but if you didn't force it, it would make the cut. I recently found a new respect for the saw though, when I realized that I was using the included blade and thought to myself it probably could stand an upgrade. I installed a 7-1/4" Diablo Demo Demon blade and this saw sprang to life! WOW! It will rip through 2x4s now, and the cuts are much cleaner. I haven't had it stall out once since changing the blade. If you pick up this saw, go ahead and grab the Demo Demon to go with it. You won't be sorry!
April 5, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Mikmaster63 Pretty good
I love the portability of it. It's really good for light weight moldings. It cut 2x2's easily, haven't tried anything bigger. It's not easy to turn the saw to make angle cuts though.
May 10, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by JDHomer Could of been really great saw.
I was impressed with the light weight and portability, but there are a couple of major flaws in the design that could have been corrected in the manufacturing process for a buck or two (maybe ten...)
1. Laser is obstructed (blocked) as soon as you start to lower the arm to cut. (major)
2. Who has time to adjust a screw clamp 2 inches ?? Get a real clamp. (major)
3. The bed on mine was not flat, so could not slide a flat piece of stock across it without lifting it up. (minor)
4. Now here's the ten dollar fix - why does it take a 400$ saw for dual bevel. Its not rocket science. (Just wishing)
Had to return the one I bought... I will wait for version 3.0 or so.
March 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JJRIII A perfect addition to carpentry tool collection for small projects at home.
Saw is awesome for small projects, it's lightweight, compact, and equipped with a laser light for accuracy.
May 18, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Rick Good power and features
This is not a professional grade tool, but it is great for most household projects. My workshop is in a detached garage. Being able to have a compound miter saw right where I am working really saves steps and time. It has all of the basic features one would want in a portable tool. I love it!
May 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by dyiwannabe I like it
must bolt down to something. I used a harbor freight vise grip work bench a two bolds. laser was accurate on cuts. Cut thru 2x4 very easily. Cut a 2x8, but had to cut from both directions and trim till the cuts matched up. Battery was fair, not a problem if you have 2 batteries and have one charging all the time. Light weight, dust bag doesn't work so well, could probably tighten up the dust bag with a Velcro strap. I like it.
April 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by fastniky Wish I had this years ago!
This is great! I have used this with a Fine tooth blade and it cuts SMOOTH! I also like the laser for spot on accuracy. Now Ryobi just needs to make a portable skill saw in 7 1/4" I have an older home where the lumber is really 2" and the little 5 1/2" saw is just not enough.
May 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Plbski Handy little tool
The saw does a wonderful job for smaller work pieces. It has plenty of guts for cutting even a 2x4. Since I already own a few Ryobi tools and batteries and chargers, use was no problem.
April 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Fred Nice little saw
Great little saw. Very portable and lightweight. The laser scribe line works well. Just realize what you are buying. It is a 71/4 inch saw, so it is very limited on any miter cut.
April 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jw Great for what it is
Great Lightweight Tool! Not meant to replace your double miter, sliding 12".It makes all those little jobs breathlessly simple and accurate! the occasional user will appreciate it for the simplicity and approachability. pros will appreciate it for the LIGHTWEIGHT accuracy applied to multiple simple cuts. only minor hiccup is that the angle gauge takes some jiggling to make sure it's set to what you want. That's a trade off and easy to accept remembering that. It has saved me days of time over the last year compared to dragging out one of the big boys, plus cords, plus putting all that back....Get one. You'll be surprised how often you go to it!
December 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Joel Great Product
Love the brand. Great power and batteries last long enough to do small to medium projects. Love the versatility of battery operated tools. Lightweight yet powerful tool.
April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by RayJB921 Great for cutting meters. Especially if you have never done this.
I purchased this model so I did not have to worry about cords and it uses the same batteries as all the other tools I purchased. For some one that never used a table saw this has been very easy and using suggestions on line I was able to make excellent cuts and the job looks great.
January 17, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lance Quality products with affordable price.
I having use it yet. It's feel solid and we'll design. And it's just $100 bucks I like what I see and feel...its definitely worth the money.
May 3, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by uulibrarian Nice, but room for improvement.
This is a nice, easily portable saw. Mine had a few small problems - the 20 tooth blade does a poor job, so I replaced it with a 60 tooth ($20).
The saw works best with a 2.5 ah or 4 ah battery, not the 1.5 ah, so the advertising should tell you this (it doesn't).
My saw has had very light use, but the laser has been damaged by a chip of wood flying onto it - second rate design or quality there.
Overall a good buy for light work, but not for professional use - I would suggest the Metabo, if you can afford nearly double the price.
February 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by nelsonfarm1 Great Product
This saw is exceptional for smaller jobs. The batteries are powerful and have lasting power.
April 5, 2016