DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless 7-1/4″ Sliding Miter Saw

By Scott Arnold on Tool and Product Reviews

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DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless 7-1/4″ Sliding Miter Saw

The folks at DEWALT are unveiling, a cordless 20V MAX Lithium Ion 7-1/4″ Sliding Miter Saw – Model DCS361.  Designed for ultra portability, the DCS361 is geared towards general contractors and remodelers, specifically targeting trim, and flooring applications.  It will also cut 2x material.

DEWALT DCS361 20V Max Sliding Miter Saw

Cutting Power

This new cordless sliding miter saw has a 7-1/4″ blade,  and features a single left bevel, which ranges from -3° to 48° left.  With a maximum vertical cut measuring in at 3-1/2″, crown nested cuts at 3-5/8″ and a 2″x8″ horizontal cut capacity, the DEWALT DCS361 will handle most of the common cuts on the job site.

The DEWALT DCS361 spins at 3750 RPM’s also is listed as being able to perform 183 cuts of  2″x4″ pine lumber or 275 cuts of 3-1/4″ pine base molding on a single DCB204 4.0Ah Lithium-Ion Battery  charge. That’s impressive !!!


When battery is on board, the DCS361 weighs in 31.6lbs making it lightweight and easy to carry.  The integrated cast-in side handles,make it easy to carry around the job site.

Lightweight, but not sacrificing power, WELL DONE!


Some of the ease-of-use features DEWALT incorporated into the DCS361 include an integrated XPS blade light which casts a shadow showing where the blade will cut. The miter detent plate is made of stainless steel, making it easier to adjust the miter cuts. With 10 positive miter detent and easy cam lock, and rubber feet for a no-slip and no-scratch grip, the DCS361 is extremely user friendly. A high visibility bevel scale, adjustable bevel overrides, and a miter pointer on the left side of the table provides maximum visibility and versatility.


The DEWALT DCS361B 20V Max Cordless Miter Saw  sells online for $280.00  DEWALT-DCS361B-Cordless-Miter-Bare

Overall Thoughts

Whether the DCS361 is used for flooring, small crown work, base molding, back splashes, base, chair rail, door or window trim, the DCS361 offers a convenient option to us contractors. Read our testing and FULL review here: 







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Scott Arnold

Writer / Carpenter / Remodeler

Contributing Editor Scott Arnold is the owner of Scott Arnold Remodeling LLC out of Waltham MA. Custom decks, fireplace makeovers, kitchens and bathrooms, Scott enjoys the frame to finish concept. Scott will share his perspective on tools as carpenter and remodeler here and on

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