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October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Craftsman 10-in Table Saw | $199 DIY Saw

Craftsman Precision on the Job or in the Shop

Take the Craftsman 10-in table saw to the job site or leave it in the shop. Either way, Craftsman designed this inexpensive saw for portability. They appear to have packed a good combination of stability, precision, and durability into a budget table saw.


10-Second Summary

  • Model: Craftsman CMXETAX69434502
  • Aluminum table provides 12-in right and 10-in left rip capacity
  • 15-amp motor generates 5,000 rpm
  • Detachable folding stand
  • Quick-release locking rip fence
  • 3-1/8-in depth of cut at 90°, 2-1/4-in. depth of cut at 45°
  • Warranty: 3 years
  • Price: $199

Craftsman CMXETAX69434502 Key Features

Winning an award for the longest model number ever, the Craftsman 10-in table saw features a 15 amp motor. It provides 5,000 rpm for quick and precise cuts. The 27-3/8″ x 21-7/8″ aluminum table gives you 12 inches to the right and 10 inches to the left for rip cuts, while a quick-release rip fence can quickly be adjusted and locked down for square, accurate cutting. The 0-45° bevel lets you cut up to 3-1/8″ at 90° and 2-1/4″ at 45°.

Craftsman 10-in table saw

Craftsman also designed the 10-in table saw for portability. It weighs 58 lbs and comes with a portable stand that detaches for an easier time transporting and storing the saw. A protective roll cage adds to the tool’s job site durability. It’s not as lightweight as the 48-pound Skilsaw 10-inch worm drive table saw, but it also costs a lot less.


The Craftsman 10-in table saw retails for $199 from your local Lowe’s or online. It comes with the portable stand, the rip fence, a blade guard, anti-kickback pawls, miter gauge, 2 blade wrenches, a push stick, and a 10-inch 24T carbide blade. Craftsman backs this saw with a 3-year warranty.

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Craftsman 10-in Table Saw Specs

  • Model: Craftsman CMXETAX69434502
  • Voltage: 120V
  • Amps: 15
  • Max Blade Speed: 5000 rpm
  • Blade Diameter: 10 in.
  • Arbor Diameter: 5/8 in.
  • Cut Depth: 3.125 in.
  • Max Depth at 45°: 2.25 in.
  • Left Rip Capacity: 10 in.
  • Right Rip Capacity: 12 in.
  • Dimensions: 34.5-in. H x 27-in L x 21.8-in W
  • Weight: 58 lbs
  • Warranty: 3 years
  • Price: $199

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FyrFytr998

While this table saw is responsible for my new found love of woodworking. I wish I had bought something a little better in quality and with standard miter slots. If I had to start over, I’d buy the Kreg ACS 3000 right out the gate.

Lyle

Sears.com will not replace as they claim at this time they have no extension like mine or a replacement unit. I explained to them when I bought all my Craftsman Hand Tools from them back in the day, I bought them as they had a LIFETIME WARRANTY. Apparently they lied.  They now tell me since they have nothing at Sears.com they simply can’t do anything for me. The Extensions had the buttons on them and they break off or stop working and the ball lets lose, and your socket falls off. Apparently now they went back to just the ball,… Read more »

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