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 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
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.
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
The Makita U.S.A., Inc. Head Office is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. The Makita Corporation of America is located in Buford, Georgia, and is part of a global Makita network of ten manufacturing and assembly plants that is the source of Makita products used on job sites around the world. The product development team works closely with engineers on job sites to develop products that exceed the demands of the American contractor. Makita U.S.A., Inc. operates warehouse and distribution facilities in La Mirada and Buford, as well as Mt. Prospect, Illinois and Wilmer, Texas. Buford and Wilmer are also the locations of Makita University, a hands-on educational experience where contractors and dealers can learn the latest technologies, products and applications.