DEWALT DW717 Compound Miter Saw Review

It is important for a woodworker to have the best saw for the best results. Superior cutting experience consistently with precise accuracy is what the new DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw will provide. From crown modeling to cutting baseboards, no matter what kind of woodwork you are doing, this miter saw is your best companion. It comes from the world renowned Dewalt known for high quality power tools.

DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw features

  • Powerful 15 amp 4000 rpm motor
  • Tall sliding fence
  • Bevel detent system
  • Superior cutting accuracy
  • Linear ball bearing
  • Detent plate with 11 positive stops
  • Dust bag
  • 90 day money back guarantee
  • Smart design backed with power

The DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw features a 15 Amp 4000 rpm no load motor. So, no matter what kind of woodwork you do, this machine can handle it very easily. You can easily do molding or framing work including miter cutting and crosscutting jobs with ease with this one power tool. Dewalt is known for making high quality long lasting power tools. This machine is no different. It is made from high quality sturdy materials that will give you a longer machine life with consistent performance.

To make the whole setup process easier and less time consuming, this saw features an adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate with 11 positive stops. The miter capacity of this saw is 0 to 52 degrees to the right and 0 to 60 degrees to the left. So, you can do versatile work with this saw. A unique detent override makes it possible to change the miter settings without compromising the saw’s position. Moreover, you can set the miter angle very easily and accurately with the easy to adjust can lock miter handle. The saw also features dust collector to make your workplace cleaner and dust free.

Portability and Compatibility

It is very important for a constructor to be able to carry the saw to different workplace. However, most saws are too heavy for that. The DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw weighs only 51 pounds. So, it is not difficult to carry around. Moreover, to make the carrying process much easier, this saw comes with a built-in carrying handle. So, no matter where you go, you can easily carry it around in your jobsite.

Another amazing feature of this miter saw is the compatibility with the Dewalt light and laser system. The use of the DEWALT DW7187 adjustable miter saw laser system with this saw will increase the accuracy and efficiency of the woodwork manyfold.

Pros of using DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw

  • The powerful motor can handle any kind of woodwork with ease
  • Superior accuracy and cutting experience. You can increase the accuracy even further with the option of additional Dewalt light and laser system.
  • Lightweight and easy to carry as it weighs only 51 pounds and comes with built in carrying handle.
  • Dust collector bag will keep the work station clean and dust free.
  • Features 3 years limited warranty with 90 day money back guarantee

Cons of using DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter-Saw

  • The blade that comes with this machine is not of superior quality
  • Can be a little expensive compared to other saws

If you prefer a miter saw that is portable and highly accurate, then this miter saw would be an excellent tool for all your woodworking needs.