Design Studio: Miter Saw

Quick Start

About This Machine

DeWalt DWS780 (Download Manual)

Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw with integrated XPS crosscut positioning system for adjustment-free, accurate cut line indication. (dual lights create shadow depicting both sides of blade on material to be cut)

  • 12” diameter blade
  • 16” horizontal capacity: baseboard lying flat
  • 6 3/4” vertical capacity: baseboard against fence

How to Use

Used for cutting a variety of widths in raw material down to size. Best for cutting longer material into shorter lengths. Excels at repetitive cut-to-length jobs. Can also easily cut a variety of angles consistently.

NOTE: No Metal is to be machined on this equipment!

Please use the Student Machine Shop next door for ALL metal machining needs.


Please check out the safety video for the Miter Saw.

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