The Delta Homecraft 10-Inch Miter Saw offers portability, weighing only 18 pounds. It has the functionality of bulkier miter saws, including a 14-amp motor that runs the blade at 5,500 RPM.
The Delta Homecraft 10-Inch Miter Saw weighs in at 18 pounds, making it lightweight and portable compared to other bench saws. This miter saw is designed to be easy to move between rooms or jobsites. It has a 5/8-inch arbor and a 10-inch blade. The 14-amp motor that operates at 5,500 RPM can cut cross miters in narrow crown molding and finishing carpentry work.
This saw will cut 4 x 4 and 2 x 6 boards at 90 degrees. It has a miter scale that extends from 0 to 47 degrees. It has a bevel skill of 0 to 47 degrees left, with stops at 0, 15, 22.5, 30 and 45 degrees. An onboard dust collection bag is included, as is a work clamp. The Homecraft miter saw is fairly easy to assemble. Its carbide blade has 24 teeth and comes premounted. With only five pieces to assemble, this model that may be ideal for a woodworking beginner.
Its battery-operated laser could make cuts in the workpiece more accurate. Because its power is not from an internal source, you may go through a lot of batteries when the saw is in heavy use. The electric brake makes for more accurate and safe stops, and the spindle locks in place securely to remove the blade nut easily.
This saw has a three-year limited warranty. Despite its lighter weight, it does not have a cordless operation, which may limit its portability, and the 14-amp motor may not be powerful enough for thicker cuts of wood. While the laser guide is a useful feature, if you are looking for a miter saw for the skilled home worker or professional, you may find other options to be more versatile. However, for smaller jobs and intermittent use, the Homecraft saw should live up to the task.
This miter saw is likely best for a single project or occasional use. This saw also may be good for smaller projects, like simple pieces of furniture. It should be precise enough for finishing jobs for window and door frames.