Bosch CM12SD 12-Inch Miter Saw Review

I’ve used many miter saws in my career.

In fact, the first one I ever took on a job was a hand-powered one my father-in-law lent me. It was a Stanley saw that had a back saw that fit in two cast-iron guides. It was not bad, but you sure had to hold wood trim tight to get great cuts.

Decades ago I got my first motorized miter saw. I can’t remember the brand, but what a great improvement over the Stanley saw.

The Bosch CM12SD 12-inch miter saw is light years ahead of my first motorized saw and you can’t even compare it to the Stanley saw.

If you want to engorge yourself on the technical specs of the Bosch monster saw, CLICK HERE.

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PROS:

This saw will cut beefy lumber and large trim.

This saw is extremely durable.

This saw is made to last for generations if you care for it.

This saw is accurate.

This saw is double bevel.

CONS:

This saw is heavy with a capital H.

This saw is not for the casual weekend user, it’s made for a pro user.

Summary: I really liked testing this saw. It made very accurate cuts. The visibility of the blade was excellent.

This is a saw you want to put in a workshop and leave it there. It’s not one you want to take in and out of the back of a pickup truck each day at the job site unless you are trying to bulk up to be a wrestler for the WWE. CLICK HERE to buy a Bosch miter saw, including this one.

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