Back in June of 2010, we brought you a sneak peak of the Bosch GCM12SD 12 Inch Axial Glide Miter Saw. That was shortly after the saw was unveiled to a group of media folks attending the Bosch Global Leadership Tour, where a Bosch rep literally beat the axial glide mechanism with a 2×4. For months we coveted the memory of what we saw at the Bosch event, until one fine November day a new axial glide miter saw showed up at HomeFixated courtesy of Bosch. Read More
EDITOR’S UPDATE: Please see our updated full hands-on review of the Bosch 12″ Axial Glide Miter Saw for the most current information.
You know that Terminator hand that was severed off Arnold in Terminator 2? It seems the engineers at Bosch got their hands on it and put it’s technology to use crafting their latest miter saw. Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the North American HQ of Bosch tools in Mt Prospect, just outside Chicago. With their Global Leadership Tour, Bosch apparently confused me with other real members of the media and treated me to two days of power tool fun. Bosch has been working on many great tools, but their new seemingly Terminator inspired Axial-Glide 12″ Miter Saw was really a show-stopper. I think this saw has the potential to revolutionize what we expect from compound sliding miter saws. Read More