DEWALT DW715 Miter Saw Review

Whenever you are buying a miter saw it is important that you buy one that will give you very good accuracy. Moreover, the saw should also be easy to use. The new DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw comes with all these features plus some more. The saw comes from the world famous Dewalt brand known for making best quality saws for the professional contractors and wood-workers.

DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw Features

  • 15 AMP, 4000 RPM motor
  • Superior cutting accuracy
  • Adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate
  • Sliding fence
  • 90 day money back guarantee
  • 4 steel bevel stops
  • Accurate and easy to use

The miter saw is equipped with a very powerful 15 AMP motor that spins at 4000 RPM. This heavy duty motor is capable of delivering heavy performance over an extended period of time without overloading. You can do all kinds of wood-work such as molding, framing, cutting, crosscutting and miter cutting works without putting any kind of extra load on the machine.

To make the setup easy and less time consuming, the adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate comes with more than 10 positive stops. There is also a cam lock miter handle that is very easy to adjust. As a result, you can very easily adjust the miter angles. It also allows the user to detent override so that you can regulate the settings of the machine while the saw stays in its place. This saw also allows the user versatility as is can move to left and right from 0 to 50 degrees. The fence with this machine is taller than most miter saws. So, you can easily place crown molding up to 5-1/4-inch vertically and base molding up to 6-1/2-inch vertically aligned with the fence. Moreover, if you are making bevel cuts, you can easily slide out of the way for extra comfort.

Portability and warranty

The body of the saw is made from sturdy but lightweight materials. As a result, it only weighs 42 pounds. So, it is not difficult to carry from one work place to another. Moreover, there is a carrying handle built into the saw. So, you will face no problem towing it from one location to another and lift it to the van when it is time to pack things up for the day. Like most other saws from Dewalt, the DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw comes with extended warranty. You will get a 3 year limited warranty on the machine as well as a one year free service contract. Moreover, there is a 90 day money back guarantee if you are satisfied with the machines performance.

Pros of using DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw

The 15 amp, 4000 rpm motor of this machine can handle even the toughest wood-working jobs.
Delivers a superior cutting experience with its adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate
The miter system used in this machine is very precise to give you optimum accuracy
Its built in carrying handle makes it very easy to carry it to different work places

Cons of using DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw

  • Can be a little expensive for some people
  • The laser or the led light kit from Dewalt does not fit with this particular model

All in all, this is one of the best miter saws out there in the market. If you want a saw that is easy to use and highly accurate, the DEWALT DW715 Compound Miter Saw is the right one for you.