Model#: DEWNDCS361M1

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Dewalt DCS361M1 20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw Kit

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Complete with a battery and charger, DeWalt's DCS361M1 20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw delivers quick and accurate miter angles with the convenience of portability, lightweight, and a compact design. It features an integrated XPS Crosscut Positioning System, which provides a cut-line indication for increased accuracy, providing perfect alignment with every cut.
  • Utilizes DCB204 20V Max Battery Pack which provides, on average, 183 cuts of 2 x 4 pine or 275 cuts of 3-1/4 in. pine base-board
  • Integrated XPS cross cut positioning system provides adjustment-free cut-line indication for enhanced accuracy and visibility
  • Capable of cutting up to 3-5/8 in. nested crown and 3-1/2 in. base vertically and will cut 2 x 8 laying flat
  • Adjustable stainless steel miter detent plate with 10 positive stops improves productivity and ensures cutting accuracy
  • Oversized bevel scale makes bevel angle adjustments accurate and easy
  • Compact and lightweight design at 31.6 lbs. for easy transport and storage
  • 20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw - DCS361
  • 20V Max Premium XR 4 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery - DCB204
  • 12V/20V Max Lithium-Ion Battery Charger - DCB112
  • Carbide Blade
  • Blade Wrench
  • Material Clamp
  • User Guide


Series: 20V MAX
Cordless: Yes
Weight: 31.6 lbs.
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Batteries Included: 1
Battery Amp Hours: 4.0 Ah
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Bevel: Single
Blade Diameter: 7-1/4 in.
Blade Speed (RPM): 3,750
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/45 Bevel Left): 1-1/2 in. x 8 in.
Cutting Capacity (45 Miter Right/0 Bevel): 2 in. x 5-1/2 in.
Positive Miter Detents: 10
Voltage: 20V



4.8 / 5.0
21 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Awesome miter saw
I like to work on small projects around the house and this miter saw is great at cutting crown and base molding. Once the weather warms up a little, I am sure I will have more use for it.

This miter saw cuts very true and only mistake was from my mistakes with the measurement.
February 8, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Convenience and power with no cord
Much more convenient to use than rolling out my 12 inch slider.
July 10, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
perfect tool
I've only used on a couple job sites so far. But am very impressed with both accuracy and durability. No dissapointment
July 26, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Everything they said it was
It's light, has xps light and cuts like a champ. The cost is reasonable, could of had a 5Ah battery, could of been brushless but at the end of the day I can swap a battery out.
July 26, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
One tough little saw
Recieved this saw for Christmas, have a 12" delta in the shop that's fixed to a bench. Needed something more portable, this little guy fits the bill. Did an office remodel 20'by20'. Cut the flooring, base board and crown moulding with one charge and still have battery left over. Built as stout as its big brother.
January 9, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great mobile saw
Great saw that does exactly what is advertised. It is very light and pretty accurate out of the box. Cuts up to you 2x8. Will make around 200 cuts on 2x4 before changing the battery.
January 6, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great addition to my quiver!
I'm a 50 some year old contractor who's tired of hauling loads of tools everywhere. My 12" Dewalt slide hasn't left the shop since this came. This suits most of my trim, siding and light framing needs. It has an impressive amount of power for a battery powered saw. I did get an extra 5 amp hour battery and if you're on a job all day, day after day you're going to want that security.... Just in case you forget to charge up or you have heavy day of use. Great saw.
February 25, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
powerful little saw
for those small jobs you want a quick saw without the weight of dragging out the cord. Better run time than i expected. The days when i need only a saw and nailer. one in each hand and go.
May 31, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Longer, detailed, review from a old school woodworkers own
I won't lie like most I see cordless and start considering other options. I deal in mainly smaller stock, but do anything with custom rare and exoctic island SE Asian hardwoods. So just on default the matterial I work with in some cases revival that of thin stock 440HC SS on a 6-10L"X 2.5"-3.5" blocks to small complete rounds of woods and bark. I got over my fear of batteries via festool and became a renewed woodworker of sorts. With my shop SQ Footage for actually tool use I have little need for a 12" serious slider. But something to knock the ends off of blanks/stoppers or angle out a set of custom scales. Having bought into the festool system already and on-going (does it ever end) and knowing the promises products that are in line for the future it all makes sence to keep things light weight and yeah turn a old time work worker (red oak hickory pine maples walnuts) to take a road less traveled. I still have my stables in my shop however different they are from 10 odd years ago. I knew it was about time to change with the times. Gold cream and green was all I knew (grizz/pm/jet) for my entire woodworking carrier from near highschool on. Now it's a rainbow of colors but today I choose tool that not only preform how I want them too. I use the power of technology for its huge benefits. I'd be one to buy the new 60v 8.5" table saw and gravity type "jobsite" stand - I hate that word these days becuase in my eyes and view the time of jobsite tools are over. Then have caught up with there predecessors and big HP players. This is one of those new stable tools for me. Far from a jobsite anything it replaced and altered my view on SOME dewalt gear. You'll still find corded 20amp-Ed 220v tools running away in my shop but those are just so to person preference of motor/operation at a higher voltage phase 1 tools. With a spare battery in the charging doc or in the wifi radio this little beast was one of the best purchases I have made in 2 years aside from anything out the standard shop theme. The 4ah batteries last what seems forever and even owning a couple 20v Max IR ion 2.5ah compacts it my professional tooling opinion that this is one of the best cordless tools for and from the point of need of any user dyi guy small hobbiest to the true seasoned vet. Do NOT under estimate this saw or the money asked for it. I honestly think the price point is fair when a 3.0ah Max and charger is included and even the 24tpi TK blade is actually work keeping on. By buying urself a $10 zero clearence insert or making one DYI style there's little bottom tear out. I invested in a TK plywood worker 7.25" Forrxxt blade myself and will change out with the dewalt version carbide X-cut 7.25" TK 10 degree rake believe. (10 is what comes in the box stock and ready to roll I do believe. Investing in another on is never a bad thing. Clearing/honing/build up or getting a blade sent out for a sharping (I personally have gotten 3 sharpings from one of their dewalt blades for this saw.) ok sure no Forrest with custom zero clearence inserts (LV&V 4pk deal) - what a sleeper upgrade to this saw and again for nearly $10 and a bit of knowledge you can easy make urself the best battery powered anything you'd ever own. I personally do have several blades for this several clearence inserts several larger batteries and use them gauged to what I'm resawing into production that day or for the time being. "86-Ing" the use of makita tools was hard. Also knowing and liking their higher end battery powered tools for years but it seems like for each release dewalt comes out with something of there own. And I'm excited about getting and using Tht new 60v cell and see how it any if that does benefit the larger usually fixed tools or how it will adjust to its higher mah 20v Max XR ION counter part. If pans out with that move alone to me beats out daul stacking 18v packs (36v's) just on innavation and versitaity alone. If there a question of buying this saw the # of positive reviews don't lie. The only and I do mean one and only down fall is on smaller stock the dewalt built in right hold down clamp gets in the way of the large battery packs and won't allow the smaller stock to get locked down via stock dewalt screw down clamps. But again it's not made for such small pieces and for safty reasons I wouldn't even cut stock that small on this saw if you incounter this same issue. Or just rethink ur clamping system. But for short or long stock. This saw will NOT disappoint the pickest of woodies out there. Trust me on Tht one. It takes one to know one. And I love this little saw worth every penny and some. Blades good to use in replacement: dewalt carbide X cut miter (same Tht comes with saw 7.5/10 IMO good blade) ( freuds 7.5" 60 TPi for small stock or diablos $16 7.5" 24TPI as a back. Up X cut blade, Forrexts 7.5" TK plywood worker pro- UTK carbide blade. 10/10 but costs 1/2 the cost of the saw itself but like sharping stones you always get what u pay for. So with little upgrades and all these job USE depending. It's innavative versatile and has become a stable in the land of my main workshop and my shop on wheels!! A+ dewalt. Keep it up!
August 16, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great for job sites
I have 3 other chop saws that are set up in permanent locations and that I am loathe to move around... My first use for this has been for a kitchen job in a very tight space. No room to set up a saw in a steady spot. I have to keep moving it around. That said, the size and weight are perfect. The blade that came with it is more than adequate for finish work and once you get the hang of the led positioning system it is very useful. Accuracy is fine and the stops are very positive. The other thing I appreciate is that it is fairly quiet and the handles are strategically placed to make it very portable.
May 24, 2016

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What is the inside diameter of the attachment collar for the dust bag? I need a bag that has a
1 9/16" ID for an older saw. Also, where can I buy the bag?
John on Aug 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Your question would be best answered by Dewalt direct. Please contact them at 800-433-9258 for more information.
Does it com with a stand?
Dick Bergdoll
Bergdoll Construction Company
BEST ANSWER: The Dewalt DCS361M1 does not include a stand.
When will this be back in stock?
KILO on Jun 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The current date we have in our system to have this back in stock is 6/23/2015
Will the new flex volt batterys work with this saw? It should. Right?
Zach on Jul 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The Flex Volt are capable with 20v tools.
where do you find a replacement battery? DCB 204f
DH on Apr 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: visit to view and purchase this battery.
When will it be available?

And will you sell the bare tool model also? No battery and charger
Harvey on Jun 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Dewalt DCS361M1 20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw Kit is in stock for $399.00.
What are they actual dimensions of the saw.
width, height, dept. Thanks
Rick on May 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Here are the full dimensions for this miter saw: Product Depth (in.) :25.25 Product Height (in.) :15.688 Product Weight (lb.) :38.05 Product Width (in.) :19.875
When is this going to be available again?..... Strange I can seem to get an answer from anyone as to when...
maintenance on May 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Our records show that this item will be available on 6/3/2015

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Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw - DCS361,
20V Max Premium XR 4 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery - DCB204,
12V/20V Max Lithium-Ion Battery Charger - DCB112,
Carbide Blade,
Blade Wrench,
Material Clamp,
User Guide
20V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion 7-1/4 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw - DCS361R,
20V Max Premium XR 4 Ah Lithium-Ion Battery - DCB204,
12V/20V Max Lithium-Ion Battery Charger - DCB112,
Blade Wrench,
User Guide
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Warranty: 3 Year Limited 1 Year Limited


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Three-Year Limited Warranty. DEWALT will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit or call 1-800-4-DEWALT (1-800-433-9258). This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

One-Year Free Service Contract. DEWALT will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.

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