Makita's 10" Compound Miter Saw (model LS1040) combines power, performance, and ease of use for most common miter cuts for a range of applications including woodworking, cabinetry, deck building, framing, and more. It has a dynamically balanced 15 AMP direct drive motor with 4,600 RPM for improved performance with soft start to deliver smoother start-ups and constant power without the hassle of belts. A dual post compound pivot arm, with bevel cuts up to 45° to the left. Miter adjustments range from 0°-45° (left) and 0°-52° (right), with 9 positive miter stops at 15°, 22.5°, 30°, and 45° (left or right), and 0° (90° cuts). The precision-machined aluminum base ensures accurate cuts and a fluorescent light that works independently of the blade rotation to clearly illuminate the work surface. Engineered for a broad range of users including for carpenters, woodworkers, general contractors and more seeking a best-in-class 10" compound miter saw for the jobsite or the benchtop.