2021 Makita 12" Compound Miter Saw (LS1221)

2021 Makita 12" Compound Miter Saw (LS1221)

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Manufacturer Makita


12" Compound Miter Saw

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.

  • Blade Diameter: 12 in.
  • Arbor: 5/8 in.
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (miter 90°): 3-7/8 in. x 6 in.
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (miter 45°, L/R): 2-3/4 in. x 5-7/8 in.
  • No Load Speed: 4,000 RPM
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 24 in. x 26-1/2 in. x 23-7/8 in.
  • AMPS: 15
  • Net Weight: 37 lb.
  • Stand included: No
  • Bench & Stationary Tool Type: Compound miter saw
  • Power Type: Corded
  • Shipping Weight: 50 lb.
  • UPC Code: 088381-041027
  • 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
  • (1) 12" 40T Micro-Polished Miter Saw Blade (A-93706)
  • (1) Vertical Vise (122540-9)
  • (1) Extension Wing (323726-0)
  • (1) Socket Wrench (782232-8)
  • (1) Dust Bag (122852-0)
⚠ 65 WARNING ⚠
WARNING: This product contains chemicals know to the state of California to cause cancer and birth decects or other reproductive harm.
ADVERTENCIA: Este producto contiene productos quimicos reconocideos por el estado de California que provocan cancer, defectos de nacimiento u otros danos reproductivos.
For more information: www.p65warnings.ca.gov