Makita

The Makita LS1016L, A 10-inch Miter Saw for 12-inch Sawing.

Makita’s  powerful LS1016L 10-inch dual slide compound miter saw is a powerful high capacity precision tool. The DXT technology allows for deeper exact cuts into taller crown molding than is possible with any other 10 inch saw. It’s direct drive motor is terrific for ripping through tough jobs quickly and accurately. The four sliding linear rails features a stability not found in other sliding miter saws. It literally eliminates deflection in up to 12 inch crosscuts. With a compact design and convenient handles and grips, this saw is extremely portable. The tall sliding fence system has independent upper and lower adjustments for more precise cuts.  And the built-in independent laser with its micro-adjustments allows for precise left-of-blade and right-of-blade line accuracy. Read More

Cut Moldings and Trim Like An Expert: The Makita LS1040 Compound Miter Saw

By Brice Weatherill

Every carpenter and woodworker I know appreciates the chance to buy a new tool. In my case, I’d been looking for a reason to buy a compound miter saw for years. A few months ago, my wife and I decided to undertake a major home remodeling project that required replacing a number of crown moldings as well as interior framing around windows. Read More