LS1221

12" Compound Miter Saw

  • PERFORMANCE : Powerful 15 AMP direct drive motor and 4,000 RPM for improved performance
  • CAPACITY : 4-1/2” tall pivoting fence for cutting up to 5-1/2” crown molding
  • CONVENIENCE : Weighs only 37.0 lbs. for easy portability
  • ACCURACY : Positive stops at 9 settings: 15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45° right or left and 0°
  • INCLUDES : C.T. Blade, vertical vise, 2ea. extension wings, wrench and dust bag
LS1221

About Model

Makita’s 12” Compound Miter Saw (model LS1221) combines power, performance, and ease of use for most common miter cuts for a range of applications.

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 not to slip or bog down like belt-drive units.

Precise Miter and Bevel Cuts

The LS1221 has a large capacity 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° (left or right), and 0° (90° cuts). The precision-machined 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 lbs.) 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, general contractors seeking a best-in-class 12” compound miter saw for the jobsite or the benchtop.

Features

  • Large cutting capacity (3-7/8" x 6" at 90°)
  • 4-1/2" tall pivoting fence for cutting up to 5-1/2" crown molding
  • Powerful 15 AMP direct drive motor delivers 4,000 RPM for smooth performance
  • Positive miter stops at 9 settings; 15°, 22.5°, 31.6°, 45° right or left and 0° (90° cuts)
  • Horizontal D-handle design for easy and comfortable operation
  • Carbide tipped blade for precision cutting
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Pivoting fence for supporting larger material
  • Weighs only 37 lbs. for easy portability
  • Includes high quality 12" x 1" 40T micro-polished miter saw blade, extension wings, vertical vise, wrench, and dust bag

Includes

Specs

  • Blade Diameter : 12"
  • Arbor : 5/8"
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (miter 90°) : 3-7/8" x 6"
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (miter 45°, L/R) : 2-3/4" x 5-7/8"
  • No Load Speed : 4,000 RPM
  • AMPS : 15
  • Dimensions (LxWxH) : 24" x 26-1/2" x 23-7/8"
  • Net Weight : 37 lbs.
  • Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Left : 48°
  • Maximum Degree Miter Cuts - Right : 48°
  • 90° crosscut capacity : 6"
  • 90° thickness capacity : 3-7/8"
  • Bench & Stationary Tool Type : Compound miter saw
  • Shipping Weight : 50 lbs.
  • UPC Code : 088381-041027
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