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DEWALT DW745 10 Inch Compact Job Site Table Saw with 20 Inch Max Rip Capacity 120V Yellow Black Silver Table saw

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
659
Old Reviews
399
Unverified
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24.02 meters
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Review Summary - 167 recent, verified reviews

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Hair
 29
cut, blade, fence, rip, cutting
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I bought this saw to cut laminate floor (the type that floats over subfloor and clicks together). ... This saw did a great job making neat cuts for all of the rooms I used it for.  ...  "
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" ...  Cuts nicely and adjusts quickly for accurate rips, but boy is it ever loud.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and gives very reliable and accurate rip cuts.  ...  "
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" ...  You need to do a little dialing in, but when you do you'll get very smooth accurate cuts.  ...  "
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" ...  Aside from the cutting, which really depends on the blade - which can be changed, the added features are where the good stuff is really.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great saw that I have used to cut everything at my house.  ...  "
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" ...  Has sufficient power to handle any cut  ...  "
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" ...  I feel like I can make hair-width adjustments with perfect and square accuracy, unlike my old sloppy table saw.  ...  "
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Price
 25
money, table saw, saws, portable, dewalt
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Can’t go wrong for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  What an incredible value. ... Again, this is a great value.  ...  "
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" ...  This may cost more ... but is worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  That was my budget. ... Virtually the same price depending on where you buy. ... The reviews were pretty much split down the middle on these two at this price range. ... Other than that, it's an awesome saw for $260 bucks.  ...  "
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" ...  Great table saw for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  if you are debating it, pay the money and get you, you will not be disappointed!  ...  "
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" ...  It cost half the price of the "official" De Walt stand for this saw and is customized to my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  It is simply first rate at what it's meant to do.  ...  "
Size
 23
saw, portable, weight, table saw, table
+100%
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" ...  Lots of power for the size and works great with my Rousseau table saw stand.  ...  "
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" ...  lightweight, works just like a big heavy one.  ...  "
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" ...  If your in construction and need a portable table saw this is the one.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a table saw that was smaller and affordable. ... The blade was square and the saw feels heavy and substantial despite also being a portable variety.  ...  "
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" ...  Miter slots are standard 3/4" size  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and very portable.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact and light.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great compact saw.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 15
easy, set, simple, setup, straight
+100%
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" ...  Very good quality and simple to use!  ...  "
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" ...  Its compact, simple to use, and efficient .  ...  "
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" ...  This is so handy, easy to use, and has plenty of power.  ...  "
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" ...  Was great easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  It is well built and set up was not difficult (the directions are a bit confusing but it is easy to see how the parts go together).  ...  "
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" ...  - Fence is precise and easy to adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was pretty straight forward and fairly easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Light and easy to move around, even attached to the stand they make for it attached.  ...  "
Build Quality
 15
wood, fence, table saw, miter, table
+73%
-27%
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" ...  saw works great and does the job only wish the rip fence wasnt so flimsy  ...  "
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" ...  2) Fence feels incredibly solid and the push stick they include is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a great old Craftsman table saw for 20 years--solid as can be, but heavy as an anvil. ... BTW, I built a small "break-down-able" stand for this saw so that it stands solidly at the exact height I prefer when I use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Fence and locking / unlocking mechanism are solid with a great feel.  ...  "
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" ...  We built a stand for it and are very pleased.  ...  "
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" ...  It is powerful, the fence is the best on any table saw, and all the chords and parts store on the saw itself.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend getting the table saw stand, or build yourself one.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll be ripping slightly thicker wood today and I have no worries that it'll do great.  ...  "
Accuracy
 11
fence, saw, cuts, accuracy, table
+100%
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" ...  Easy to set up and gives very reliable and accurate rip cuts.  ...  "
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" ...  Home project , thes accuracy of fence movement is what I like  ...  "
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" ...  The fence system is awesome and very accurate  ...  "
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" ...  The saw works great and is very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  The fence is very accurate for my needs, and unlike the saw my father has been using for years it actually stays parallel when locked in place! ... Best to build one that utilizes both runners for higher accuracy.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made adjustment are accurate and easy to make  ...  "
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" ...  Unique fence design very accurate  ...  "
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" ...  You need to do a little dialing in, but when you do you'll get very smooth accurate cuts.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 11
saw, year, dewalt, 2 months
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I'll write a review on that one next week.  ...  "
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" ...  I have always purchased Dewalt products because they were always well built and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems at all.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is great I hope it lasts 2 5 years  ...  "
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" ...  Use it all the time and no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the parts are good quality and haven't had any malfunctions after 2 months of use.  ...  "
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" ...  The second saw I got had no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Hobbyist who has been using this actively for almost 4 years.  ...  "
Capacity
 9
floor, building, renovating, projects, jobs around
+100%
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" ...  Does a great job for small home projects.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this saw after using a friends to help with the construction of our lake cabin.  ...  "
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" ...  My hubby has gone to town building stuff since I bought it for him.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great saw that I have used to cut everything at my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used this saw for 6 years now (purchased 2011), renovating a family cabin on my weekends off.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used the saw for several weeks now for different jobs around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it for a hardwood floor installation.  ...  "
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" ...  He renovated a small space into a restaurant last summer with the help of the sa.  ...  "
Storage
 9
pinion fence, saw, love the rack, rip capacity, rip
+100%
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" ...  very nice, luv the rack and pinion fence, very well made  ...  "
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" ...  + I love the rack-and-pinion fence.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it fixing my broken studs, build new shelves for kitchen cabinet which would cost thousands for a pro.  ...  "
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" ...  Miter slots are standard 3/4" size  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have much space and love how the product designers thought through the detail on this one. ... All the accessories are stored on-board and it packs away nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  If I need 7/8" of wood, I set the rack and pinion fence to 7/8", and that's exactly what I get.  ...  "
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" ...  He renovated a small space into a restaurant last summer with the help of the sa.  ...  "
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" ...  Saw came exactly as described, you can move the studs over a bit and get more rip capacity out of the saw.  ...  "
Setup
 8
set, easy, setup, instructions, assembly
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was pretty straight forward and fairly easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well built and set up was not difficult (the directions are a bit confusing but it is easy to see how the parts go together).  ...  "
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" ...  The throat plate is easy to remove and the safety gaurd and kickback preventer is app nice to have and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was straightforward  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it for a hardwood floor installation.  ...  "
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" ...  30 minutes with the instructions and straight and true.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
delivery, box, saw, right, delivered
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Out of the box, the saw was set up really well.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived in excellent condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Prompt delivery and quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  Dialed in right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time and in good shape.  ...  "
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" ...  fast delivery, satisfied with product  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived perfect and in time!  ...  "
Fit
 8
saw, push stick, wood, stand, sled
+75%
-25%
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" ...  All fit well and I had no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  DW7480), I disciplined myself to purchase the model that realistically fits my actual needs--and has the small size and lighter weight objectively fit my situation. ... BTW, I built a small "break-down-able" stand for this saw so that it stands solidly at the exact height I prefer when I use it.  ...  "
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" ...  The fence, once locked in place, stays put so rip cuts have been straight and accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Mounted it on top of a Dewalt DW7440RS rolling stand.  ...  "
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" ...  Meanwhile I have seen hacks that use zip ties to hold it on.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything fit together perfectly, works great, love the dial slide and the hidden extension.  ...  "
Features
 7
saw, safety features, blade, table, safety
+100%
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" ...  Aside from the cutting, which really depends on the blade - which can be changed, the added features are where the good stuff is really.  ...  "
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" ...  The safety features were just keep your body parts away from blade while in operation.  ...  "
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" ...  This was my first table saw, I Build furniture as a hobby and this saw is amazing for it, the safety kickback features are amazing, the telescoping fence is perfect and extremely convenient for jobs, Honestly can’t say enough great things about this .  ...  "
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" ...  I finally "saw" the light, sold the old Craftsman and purchased the DW745.  ...  "
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" ...  The rack and pinion measurement guide is such a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Well built, easy to use and a ton of features.  ...  "
Design
 7
aluminum, thought, look, detail, black
+71%
-29%
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" ...  And keep a look out for chunks of wood flying back in your direction.  ...  "
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" ...  Straight forward design.  ...  "
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" ...  Keen design, Sleek  ...  "
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" ...  You can tell that there was some effort and thought put into the design.  ...  "
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" ...  Just great attention to detail in the design.  ...  "
Cleaning
 6
dust, shop vac, sawdust, cuts, cut
+67%
-33%
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" ...  If only there was a tool that would effect his cleaning ability the same.  ...  "
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" ...  I always feel confident that the cut will come out straight and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  but it cuts extremely smooth, the rail system is well thoughtout and the dust collection port is quite effective!  ...  "
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" ...  Dust collection is great.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
saw, plywood, fence, cut
+67%
-33%
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" ...  You can literally carry this up the stairs with one hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing like what I purchased, with many features to help you keep all your fingers.  ...  "
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" ...  2) Fence feels incredibly solid and the push stick they include is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  I was using the chain saw to cut the smaller body parts got to be a pain to this product works out great.  ...  "
Marketplace
 4
replacement, ordering, advertised
+100%
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" ...  I was lucky enough to score mine on sale for $249.  ...  "
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" ...  Plan on buying a replacement if this important to you.  ...  "
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" ...  The saw came in perfect order.  ...  "
Weight
 4
weight and easy, table, saw, outfeed, lightweight
+100%
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" ...  The table top that I built for this saw is mostly for weight and a little bit of support for the outfeed.  ...  "
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" ...  lightweight, works just like a big heavy one.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light weight and easy to use.  ...  "
As Gift
 3
son, received, purchased, bought
+100%
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" ...  GAve as a gift  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this as a gift for our son.  ...  "
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" ...  Received as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
Ports
 3
goes, vacuum, port, dust port
+100%
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" ...  Vacuum port works great.  ...  "
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" ...  95-99% still goes right into the dust port.  ...  "
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" ...  And after researching I still haven't found an adapter that goes with it out of the box.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  24.02 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes