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12" Dual Sliding Compound Mitre Saw
Owner's Manual Parts Breakdown Print

Electric Brake

Model No: LS1216

Class Leading Cutting Capacity

Up To 15" Cuts In 2x Material, 8" Nested Crown Moulding And 6-1/2" Vertical Baseboard

Incorporates Makita's NEW Deep And EXact Cutting Technology (DXT)

  • Dual Sliding Rail Mechanism incorporating 6 Linear Ball Bearings provides increased rigidity to produce precise, adjustment free cuts right out of the box
  • 3 Stage Gear Reduction System greatly increases capacity when cutting vertical baseboard or nested crown molding
  • Quick Adjust, Dual Sliding Fences can be adjusted outwards when bevel cutting or inwards for increased support of small or delicate materials
  • Electronic Speed Control maintains constant speed under heavy load
  • Soft Start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • Bevel Capacity of 45o Left or Right with Positive Stops at 0o, 22.5o, 33.9o & 45o
  • Mitre Capacity of 52o Left or 60o Right with Positive Stops at 0o, 15o, 22.5o, 31.6o & 45o
  • Re-Located Mitre Scale enables easier viewing during operation
  • Improved Mitre Lock for faster, simpler engagement during operation
  • 2 Stage Safety Switch for increased operator safety
  • Ergonomic Horizontal Soft Rubber Grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation


INCLUDES: 12" C.T. Blade 60T (A-93712), Box Wrench 13 (782232-8), Dust Bag (122852-0), 2 Ea. Switch Safety Buttons (451037-4), Vertical Vise (122854-6), Triangle Rule (762001-3), 2 Ea. Holder (325673-1) 


Blade Diameter

12” (305 mm)


1” (25.4 mm)

No Load Speed

3,200 RPM

AMPS (120V)

15.0 A

Vibration Level

2.5 m/s2

Noise Level

91 dB(A)

Overall Dimensions (L xW x H)

31-3/4”x 25-1/4”x 28-3/8” (806mm x 640mm x 721mm)

Net Weight

58.6 lbs (26.6 kg)
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Note:Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.