Makita® presents the New Close to Wall 'Zero Clearance' Design. This cordless sliding compound mitre saw incorporates Makita's deep and exact cutting technology (DXT) up to 12'' cuts in 2x material, 6 5/8'' nested crown moulding and 5 1/4'' vertical baseboards. The professional cutting design and performance with cordless versatility. Equipped with a brushless DC motor that generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing/production applications. The automatic torque drive technology (ADT) feature adjusts the torque and speed according to the load condition. The rail forward design enables the saw to be placed against the wall to maximize effective workspace. 3 stage gear reduction system greatly increases capacity when cutting vertical baseboards or nested crown mouldings. 1 3/16// guide rail diameter provides increased stability and cutting precision. Integrated guide fence and lower fence increase rigidity and support of materials. Fence design allows it to be secured to holders to prevent damage and/or loss. Front bevel knob enables easy adjustment without reaching for operator convenience and precise setting of bevel angle.