A Dewalt radial arm saw is one of the most used home improvement hand tools required for any home renovation. Using a sliding compound miter saw makes easy work of any job site project you wish to get done. Having a saw like the DEWALT DWS780 12-Inch Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw nowadays is considered a necessity for any home renovation or you’ll find yourself struggling to accomplish the tasks you set forth without one.
Dewalt Radial Arm Saw
There are many saws on the market from which you could choose to use. In this article, we’ll take a look at the DEWALT DWS780 12-Inch Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw one from a collection that Dewalt offers.
Whenever you are dealing with these types of saws, you’ll have the choice of blade size mainly a 12 inch or 10 inches are the most frequent choices. The thing to remember most about the difference between these two sizes is the weight for transporting the saw from location to location and cutting radius of any given material. The larger the blade, the more weight and harder to carry but you gain on the more substantial cuts for depth and length.
So what can you expect with this particular Dewalt radial arm saw?
This saw can be purchased with a stand in a package deal or without one in this case. All the stands that I have used with this saw have wheels for portability but will require two people for going up steps if you leave the saw mounted on the stand which is typically done by most contractors. This saw has a handle design for better portability when going between jobs. With a 15 amp, 3,800 rpm motor allowing for better durability and extended power cuts up to 2 by 16-dimensional lumber at 90-degrees, 2 by 12 at 45 degrees from the Exclusive Back Fence design. You have an adjustment-free cut line indication provided by a integrated XPS cross cut positioning system. The Dewalt radial arm saw ensures absolute cutting accuracy, with an adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate made up of 10 positive stops to improve on productivity for angled cuts. If you connect this saw to a dust extractor or use the supplied sawdust bag, the system is designed that you’ll capture 75% of the sawdust created.
The DEWALT DWS780 12-inch double bevel sliding compound miter saw is a contractor grade saw. This saw is capable of rough cuts for framing to the fine precision cuts required for delicate woodworking expected from; framers, trim carpenters, cabinetmakers and general contractors requiring the portability of an accurate precision saw.
This Dewalt radial arm saw uses a state of the art laser that has an ultra bright LED light to shine across the material exactly where the blade will cut. This XPS cross-cut alignment system requires no recalibration from usage or blade changes compared to the older laser systems from traditional laser guides.
With it’s 15 amp 3,800 RPM motor this saw delivers ample power to handle cuts up to a 2×16 at a 90-degree angle and 2×12 at a 45-degree angle due to the back fence design. The saw also offers 6-3/4-inch vertical capacity, 7-1/2-inch nested crown capacity, 13-7/8-inch horizontal capacity making them an industry leader for combination cut capabilities.
The Ultimate in Durability
With the construction of the precision-machined castings, guards, fences, bevel system with it’s stainless steel miter detent plate are designed for durabilaty in the shop or portability for the job to job mobility.
With positive stops at 0 degrees, 22.5 degrees, 33.9 degrees, 45 degrees, and 49 degrees in both right and left directions you can quickly select your angled cuts from the high-visibility scale. The adjustable miter detent plate with 10 positive stops also miters 60 degrees to the right and 50 degrees to the left, has a cam lock miter button to lock in required angles you need between the detents. The detent override allows the user to make angle adjustments without locking into detents while setting up for cuts.
What’s in the Box
One DEWALT DWS780 12-inch double bevel sliding compound miter saw, one carbide blade, one blade wrench, one dust bag, and one vertical material clamp.
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