Makita LS1221 12-inch Compound Miter saw Kit
This Makita 12in. compound miter saw can cut crown molding up to 5 1/2in. tall. Its powerful 15 Amp motor delivers 4000 RPM for fast, precise cutting. Features positive stops at 9 settings for convenience and accuracy. Horizontal D-handle design for easy and comfortable operation. Fence pivots to support larger stock. U.S.A. Laser Guide: No,
This Makita 12in. compound miter saw can cut crown molding up to 5 1/2in. tall. Its powerful 15 Amp motor delivers 4000 RPM for fast, precise cutting. Features positive stops at 9 settings for convenience and accuracy. Horizontal D-handle design for easy and comfortable operation. Fence pivots to support larger stock. U.S.A. Laser Guide: No, Blade Included: Yes, Cutting Capacity – 0 Degree Miter: 3 7/8in.H x 6in.D, Total Positive Miter Stops: 9, Wrench Included: Yes, Max. Degree Miter Cuts – Right: 45, Max. Degree Miter Cuts – Left: 45, Amps: 15, Blade Diameter (in.): 12, Dust Bag Included: Yes, Fence: Pivoting, Speed – No Load (RPM): 4,000Makita’s LS1221 12-Inch Compound Miter Saw combines power, performance, and ease of use for common miter cuts, including a range of applications in woodworking, cabinetry, deck building, framing, and more.
View largerLS1221 FeaturesPERFORMANCE – Powerful 15 amp direct-drive motor and 4,000 rpm for improved performance
CAPACITY – 4-1/2-inch tall pivoting fence for cutting up to 5-1/2-inch crown molding
CONVENIENCE – Weighs only 37 pounds for easy jobsite portability
ACCURACY – Positive stops at 9 settings: 15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45° right or left, and 0°
INCLUDES – C.T. blade, vertical vise, 2 extension wings, wrench, and dust bag
Tool SpecificationsBlade Diameter12″Arbor1″Max. Cutting Capacity (Bevel/Miter) 90°/90°3-7/8″ x 6″Max. Cutting Capacity (Bevel/Miter) 45°/45°1-3/4″ x 5-1/2″No Load speed4,000 rpmAMPS (120V)15Size (L x W x H)24″ x 26-1/2″ x 23-7/8″Net Weight37 lbs.15 AMP Motor for Improved Performance
The LS1221 has a dynamically balanced 15-amp direct-drive motor with 4,000 rpm for improved performance and is engineered to never slip or bog down like belt-drive units. The electronic speed control maintains constant speed under load.
Precise Miter and Bevel Cuts
The LS1221 has a large capacity (3-7/8 inches x 6 inches at 90 degrees), with a 4-1/2-inch tall pivoting fence for cutting up to 5-1/2-inch crown molding and a pivoting fence for supporting larger stock. The saw has 9 positive miter stops at 15, 22.5, 31.6, and 45 degrees (left or right), and 0 degree (90-degree cuts). The engineered aluminum base ensures accurate cuts. Ease-of-use features include a horizontal D-handle design for easy and comfortable operation and a compact size (weighs only 37 pounds) for easy portability.
Best in Class for a Range of Applications
The LS1221 is engineered for a broad range of trades, including finish carpenters, professional woodworkers, case and base installers, cabinet installers, decking and flooring applications, siding installers, and general contractors seeking a superior 12-inch compound miter saw for the jobsite or the benchtop. The LS1221 is just another example of Makita’s commitment to innovative technology and best-in-class engineering.
About Makita Saws
Cut after cut, Makita saws deliver power, performance, and capacity with less weight and more ease-of-use features. Makita has a full range of corded and cordless saws and blades for cutting wood, metal, and masonry, including table saws, miter saws, reciprocating saws, circular saws, jig saws, metal cutting saws, plunge saws, and more, as well as a complete line of blades and accessories.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial-quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita applies leading-edge innovation to engineer power tools that are compact and energy efficient, yet deliver industrial-strength power and results. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit makitatools.com. Makita is Best-in-Class Engineering.
Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita’s Factory or Authorized Service Centers.
What’s in the Box
Makita LS1221 12-Inch Compound Miter Saw, 12-inch C.T blade, vertical vise, extension wings, wrench, and dust bag.
- 12-inch compound miter saw kit; easily handles a 4 x 6 at 90-degrees
- 15 amp motor delivers 4,000 rpm; horizontal D-handle; positive stops at 9 settings
- Carbide-tipped blade; fiber-reinforced polycarbonate and aluminum coating
- Includes vise, blade, 2 extension wings, socket wrench, dust bag
- 24 by 26-1/2 by 23-7/8-inches; 36.4-pounds; 1-year warranty