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12-in. Compound-Miter Saws

In a field of powerful and accurate tools, three saws stand out with useful features and large cutting capacities

Our hands-on critique of the top ten 12-inch compound-miter saws on the market. Information on all ten saws is charted according by blade type, weight, warranty length, motor type, crosscut capacity, upright cutting capacity, 45 by 45 cut capacity, and maximum bevel -- as well as our own comments and impressions based on our testing. Additionally, we highlight the features that helped our three favorites make the final cut.

12-in. Compound-Miter Saws
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