DEWALT Compact Job Site Table Saw

Last updated: September 1, 2019


With a carbide blade and the ability to shrink down small for storage, the DEWALT Compact Job Site Table Saw is popular with the DIY crowd. One downside is that it doesn't come with a stand, like comparable saws, although you can purchase one separately. Onboard storage offers a convenient place to keep all your tools while you're working.

DEWALT Compact Job Site Table Saw

We looked at the top Table Saws and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Table Saw you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you need a table saw that you can leave on the job site, this model with plenty of storage for your tools is your best bet.

In our analysis of 54 expert reviews, the DEWALT Compact Job Site Table Saw placed 4th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

This model includes a redesigned 15-Amp motor that makes ripping through hardwoods easy, with increased cutting capacity compared to previous DEWALT table saws. The 2-1/4 inch dust collection port on the table saws can connect to a shop vac for efficient dust collection. The DEWALT DWE7480 10-inch Compact Job Site Table Saw with Site-Pro Modular Guarding System features rack and pinion telescoping fence rails which allows user to make fence adjustments fast, smooth and accurate. 24-1/2 inch of rip easily cuts a variety of larger shelving and trim materials. The Site-Pro Modular Guarding System allows for tool free adjustments of the guarding components appropriate for each application. The durable 15 Amp 4800 rpm motor quickly rips through hardwoods with ease. A 24-Tooth carbide blade enhances cut quality and prolongs blade life and the blade can be adjusted 0 – 45 degrees for bevel applications.The adjustable rear feet are designed to level the saw on uneven work surfaces and table coating reduces friction for smoother cutting. There is a dust port that allows for 2-1/2 inch vacuum hook up and minimizes clean up. The metal roll cage base offers greater durability than plastic bases. This table saw features on-board storage that provides easy access to the Site-Pro Guarding components and push stick when not in use and since the unit only weighs 45 pounds, the DWE7480 can easily be moved on and off the job.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Lightweight and reasonably priced. Made by a reputable manufacturer.
The saw impressed me with it’s power when ripping difficult materials from framing to hardwood trim.
The blade responsible for doing all the sawing is 10 inches in diameter, and is made out of carbide which is an extremely hard substance.
DeWalt have done a amazing job with the DWE7480. It has really tried to learn from feedback on its predecessor and this is evident with the upgraded motor and the ability to rip full size sheet materials.

What reviewers didn't like

No stand included. (Stand is available at an additional cost.)
My one minor issue with regard to durability is the fence connection clamps that are made of plastic.
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