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Dewalt DW717 10 in. Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

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Product Overview


  • Exclusive bevel detent system - Fast accurate repeatable positive stops
  • Machined base fence ensures fence perpendicularity
  • Adjustable stainless steel miter plate - 10 positive detents for cutting accuracy and consistency
  • Patented Precise Miter System provides accurate cuts
  • 15 amp motor extends power and performance
  • Two piece aluminum guard and Lexan delivers jobsite durability and increases blade visibility
  • Built in side handles for increased comfort
  • Built in top carry handle for ease of portability
  • Cam Lock miter system for fast solid miter locking
  • Miter detent system - Fine tune miter adjustment
  • 20% greater cross cut capacity
  • 40% more vertical capacity
  • 10 in. Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw - DW717


Series: Corded
Weight: 51 lbs.
Amperage: 15
Arbor Size: 5/8 in.
Batteries Included: 0
Bevel: Dual
Blade Diameter: 10 in.
Blade Speed (RPM): 4000
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/0 Bevel): 2 in. x 12 in.
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/45 Bevel Left): 2 in. x 12 in.
Cutting Capacity (0 Miter/45 Bevel Right): 2 in. x 12 in.
Laser Guide System: No
Max. Bevel Angle (Left): 48 Degrees
Max. Bevel Angle (Right): 48 Degrees
Max. Miter Angle (Left): 60 Degrees
Max. Miter Angle (Right): 52 Degrees
Positive Miter Detents: 7
Slide System: Dual Rail
Voltage: 120V



4.6 / 5.0
43 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (32)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (1)
Easy To Use (30)
Powerful (26)
Value (6)
Ergonomic Design (5)
Heavy (4)
Lack of Power (1)
Best Uses
Large Projects (5)
Home Repair (5)
Jobsite (5)
Frequent Use (4)
Great saw except for?
I bought this saw a couple of months ago, after studing all the sliding miter saws available. This saw exceeded my expectations except for the bevel lock. The saw has a very wimpy bevel lock. When you try to lock it in a bevel position without an ident, it falls over to it's stop.Hopefully Dewalt will offer a retro fitted solution to this problem. The 12"saw has a crank handle that will hold it anywhere. This model uses a handle attached to a rod that operates a cam. No good!! Tried numerous times to contact customer service but never got thru.
October 17, 2018
Originally posted at
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Lack of Power
Best Uses
Large Projects
Small Projects
Home Repair
Clean Cutting Saw
So far, so good. I bought three new saws and one used saw since November 2017. One of them was accurate, but had a sticker for a miter gauge.
This new DW 717 cuts clean and straight. However, it could use a bit more power. According to Dewalt, this saw spins at 4000 rpm. It takes a moment or three to get to that speed. Even at this speed, it also needs more torque. The brake works fine. I did add a 10" 90 tooth Freud TK blade. This amount of teeth slows the power and speed down. It is the wrong blade for this saw. I would suggest a 60 to 72 tooth blade for quicker cleaner cuts. This saw has little to no side to side deflection.
September 25, 2018
2 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Work Horse
Been using this saw for two years now. Used it to build a 300 square foot cedar deck with aluminum railing. This is a great saw. Square out of the box and easy to use. Its been used to cut lots of 2x4 and other basic cuts for around the house repairs and projects.
July 10, 2018
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Dewalt DW717 is Great Saw
I've used this saw extensively since getting it. It is easy to set up and a breeze to use. Gives clean, precise cuts and has enough travel to easily cut 2x12" boards. Adjustments are intuitive and easily made.
June 5, 2018
More Accurate than Bosch CM10GD - But Overheats
The evening I received the saw I evaluated it. The left and right fences were found aligned with each other (no visible gaps between straight edge and fence, the upper and lower fence sections aligned with each other (again no visible gaps between straight edge and fence) and the fences nearly perfectly square to the table (again no visible gap). Squareness was checked from one end of the fence to the other on both sides of blade and the entire length was found to be consistent using a precision machinist square. Sweet! I found the lateral movement of the blade acceptable and was able to make a nice clean square on 12” wide board in horizontal mode and equally square on a 4” vertical cut against the fence. Slide worked well but could be more smooth. I will take the accuracy over glass smooth though. Dust collection is horrible, even with shop vac hooked up. My perception is that the Bosch CM10GD collects more dust with its bag alone then the DW717 did with the vacuum attached. The saw was not aligned when I received it but I found it very easily to dial it in accurately. I experienced predicable return to zero bevels and miter in multiple attempts, something the Bosch would not do.

Now the downside. During my hour or so of testing on its first day it was clear something was wrong. There was a constant smell of burning plastic within minutes of use, but I continued the physical evaluation. Day two I called DeWalt tech support. They could not tell me what was normal, but in the end they suggested I to return the saw to place of purchase and order a new one. No other solution offered. My day two tested showed that the metal flange on the motor reaches > 125 degrees F, and the belt pulley reaches 350 degrees F. You bet the saw is going back, before the fire starts. DeWalt, it would have been better if you offered to send me a replacement saw and a call tag to return the defective saw. I own and like DeWalt tools, but don’t make your customers pay for your poor quality control decisions.

Here is hoping that the replacement saw is equally as accurate and not the fire hazard the first one is.
June 1, 2018
Originally posted at
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Home Repair
Great saw for the price.
Right out of the box the saw cut perfect angles. Easy to set up.the only complaint is that the packaging could be improved, it doesn5 secure the saw well enough.
March 4, 2018
Describe Yourself:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Another Great Dewalt Saw.
In the short time I've owned this saw I have been very impressed with the product. I use this saw for home improvement and also some furniture building out of my garage. I have yet to find any negatives but I also highly recommend the Dewalt LED miter saw light. I will continue to buy Dewalt products!
August 10, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
This is a great saw
This is a great saw, it cuts fast and accurate. The is a slight dust problem, the bag design needs a little improvement.
April 23, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Good saw
I put the Dewalt 60 series 80 tooth blade on this saw, and I get glass smooth cuts. The meters are tight. The sawdust collection isn't good. I end up with sawdust on the table of the saw. I need to constantly clean the sawdust off the table of the saw.
March 30, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Good saw
This saw takes up more slide rail space than the 12"" this is my only con.
March 11, 2016

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What is the max vertical cutting capacity?
A shopper on Nov 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 14" is the max vertical cutting capacity
Does the new Dewalt DW717 10 in. Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw include the stand?
Nearoffutt on Apr 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, a stand can be purchased separately.
Should I wear gloves besides a face shield when cutting metal?
Megan T on Jun 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is always recommended to use proper safety equipment when operating this saw.
Where is this saw made?
Alex T on May 7, 2017
what blade comes with this saw
Lou on Feb 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, this information has not been provided. In most cases, it would be a 60T general purpose blade
where was this Dewalt DW717 10 in. Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw made?
Nearoffutt on Apr 13, 2017

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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.

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