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DEWALT 15-amp Corded 12-inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Model # DWS779|Store SKU # 1001016180

Overview

Model # DWS779 Store SKU # 1001016180

The DEWALT DWS779 slide compound miter saw is ideal for most cutting applications including crown moulding up to 7-1/2-inch This miter saw is designed with a powerful 15 Amp, 3800 RPM motor that delivers extended power and durability. The exclusive back fence design cuts up to 2 x 14 dimensional lumbers at 90 degrees and 2x10 at 45 degrees.

  1. Dual horizontal steel rails with innovative clamping mechanism and linear ball bearings deliver an accurate, durable and compact saw
  1. Tall sliding fences support crown molding up to 7-1/2-inch nested and base molding up to 6-3/4-inch vertically against the fence while easily sliding out of the way for bevel cuts
  1. Adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate with 10 positive stops improves productivity and ensures cutting accuracy
  1. Miters 60 degree to the right and 50 degree to the left providing increased capacity
  1. Precise miter system and machined base fence support optimize durability and cutting accuracy
  1. Compact, lightweight design (56 lbs.) allows for easy transport and storage
  1. Cam lock miter handle with detent override delivers quick and accurate miter angles

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
33
Assembled Height (in inches)
18.80
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
68
Assembled Width (in inches)
23.75
Packaged Depth (in inches)
33
Packaged Height (in inches)
18.8
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
68
Packaged Width (in inches)
23.75

Details

Amps
15
Batteries Included
No
Battery Amp Hours
1
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Blade Diameter (In.)
12
Certified
Yes
Cordless/Corded
Corded
Country of Origin
TW-Taiwan
Cuts Through
Nylon, PVC
Cutting Width (in.)
6.75
Handheld or Stationary
Handheld
Included Accessories
Miter Fence
Laser Guide
No
Motor
Brushed
Number of Batteries Included
0
Number of Speeds
1
Power Tool Type
Mitre Saws
Saw Features
Spindle Lock, Positive Stops
Variable Speed
No
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

3 year limited warranty
15-amp Corded 12-inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter SawDEWALT 15-amp Corded 12-inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter SawThe DEWALT DWS779 slide compound miter saw is ideal for most cutting applications including crown moulding up to 7-1/2-inch This miter saw is designed with a powerful 15 Amp, 3800 RPM motor that delivers extended power and durability. The exclusive back fence design cuts up to 2 x 14 dimensional lumbers at 90 degrees and 2x10 at 45 degrees.
DEWALT
1001016180
CAD499
The Home Depot Canada
15-amp Corded 12-inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 2832.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My Miter Saw After my fixed miter saw, this is amazing. I have found so many additional uses for it because of its amazing versatility. I now can't live without it.
Date published: 2021-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2021-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the saw. It does much more than more old... Love the saw. It does much more than more old saw and is very easy to use. 5 stars to Dewalt on this one.
Date published: 2021-06-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from There needs to be a set up video or better... There needs to be a set up video or better instructions in the manual especially for how to set up the bevel stop. It is very confusing.
Date published: 2021-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2021-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked as it should.... Worked as it should.
Date published: 2021-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dewalt 12" DB sliding miter saw Best miter saw ever purchased. very accurate and smooth to use.
Date published: 2021-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2021-06-10
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Does this miter saw come with a stand or do I have to buy that separate?

Asked by: Benny
No, the stand is not included with the saw.
Answered by: DewaltProductExpert
Date published: 2020-11-05

Just wondering if anyone knows for sure what is the cutting width at 90 degrees is and 45 degrees for the dws779.  I know what it says but others have said a width but was different thanks

Asked by: Boudreau
The DWS779 will cut up to : 2 in. x 14 in. dimensional lumber cross cut capacity at 90° and 2 in. x 10 in. dimensional lumber at 45°
Answered by: DewaltProductExpert
Date published: 2020-08-20

Other than the $300 price difference, what is the difference between the DWS779 and DWS780?

Asked by: Larrivee
The difference is the XPS work light. The DWS780 is equipped with the light and the DWS779 is not.
Answered by: DewaltProductExpert
Date published: 2021-06-06
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